“It is surprising that Mr. Gould lived long as he did, in view of his character.”
—Nero Wolfe, Black Orchids, 1942, by Rex Stout
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The so-called Suicide House of the title, located near the border of Indiana and Michigan and adjacent to the elite Westmont Preparatory High School of Peppermill, Indiana, began to earn its grisly na
The Book of Lamps and Banners is intense and hard to put down. Its heroine, Cass Neary, certainly isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. A sardonic, prickly, middle-aged punk photographer who has just hocked
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Have you seen my socks? Because Matt Goldman’s latest just blew mine away.
I’m a sucker for a good PI tale, and while Goldman may not break any new ground in this, the fourth in the series, he inject
Written entirely in the present tense, The Less Dead draws the reader in with a feeling of immediacy and unconventional, true-to-life characters.
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“When in doubt, cook something and eat it.”
— Spenser, Mortal Stakes, 1975, by Robert Parker