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Grand Tour: Agatha Christie’s Letters and Photographs from 1922

Grand Tour: Agatha Christie’s Letters and Photographs from 1922

Good news for the fans of Agatha Christie: A unique collection of author’s letters and photos from her around the world trip in 1922 is now available as hardcover (The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery) for those who are interested to know about…

A Classic: “Strong Poison” By Dorothy L. Sayers

A Classic: “Strong Poison” By Dorothy L. Sayers

Time for a great classic: Strong Poison: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery by Dorothy L. Sayers. This great author was born in 1893. She was one of the first women to be awarded a degree by Oxford University, and later she became a copywriter at an ad agency.…

Classic Swedish Crime: Blackwater By Kerstin Ekman

Classic Swedish Crime: Blackwater By Kerstin Ekman

Now it's time for a classic from an extremely notable author from Sweden: Kerstin Ekman, the Swedish crime novelist and the author of a string of successful novels ranging from detective to psychological thrillers. Blackwater is one of her novels that was originally translated into English in 1996. A…

The Man Who Went Up in Smoke By Maj Sjowall And Per Wahlöö

The Man Who Went Up in Smoke By Maj Sjowall And Per Wahlöö

Swedish Crime Fiction would not have been what it is today without Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. A common-law…

Podcast: Number 31 by Ellery Queen

Podcast: Number 31 by Ellery Queen

There was a time, not long ago, when there was no internet, no DVD or YouTube.  In those…

Classics Revisited: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (By Billie A Williams)

Classics Revisited: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (By Billie A Williams)

Every genre can include mystery. Let me show you how Dracula is.  First, what is mystery? To qualify…

4 Updated Stories of Sherlock Holmes As Graphic Novels

4 Updated Stories of Sherlock Holmes As Graphic Novels

Sherlock is back in comic book: Sterling Publishing has released 4 graphic novels based on novels of Sir…

The Adventure of the Empty House

The Adventure of the Empty House

After Sir Arthur Conan Doyle killed Sherlock Holmes character in one of his adventures in early 1900′s, public…