Hardboiled detectives aren’t just found on the mean streets of Raymond Chandler’s Los Angeles…….They can also be found in the parochial Welsh town of Aberystwyth…….. Well at least that’s where Malcolm Pryce’s hardboiled detective can be found. This Aberystwyth is run by shady Druids. There are whelk-stalls as well as sexy dancing girls. And even an … More Aberystwyth Mon Amour
Taking wedding day stress to a new level “Better Off Wed” is the first book in the Annabelle Archer cozy mystery series by Laura Durham. This book also won the Agatha Award for the Best First Novel. Laura based her wedding planner mysteries on her 20 plus years of planning society weddings in Washington, DC. She … More Annabelle Archer
It is Chicago. It is 1923. It is the time of prohibition. Danny ‘Diamond’ Ditali, the infamous rum runner and gang boss has a problem. Last night he ordered 8 hits by eight members of his gang. But now he hears that one of his victims is now in the hands of the FEDs, and … More St Valentine’s Day Masquerade
Aristide Leonides, a wealthy and ruthless tycoon, has been poisoned. It appears that someone laced his regular insulin injection with eserine from his eye drops……This is the premise for Agatha Christie’s Crooked House. The old mans grandaughter, Sophia, is convinced he has been murdered by a member of their idiosyncratic family. She hires her ex-lover, a spy-turned-private-detective to … More Killed by Eye Drops!