This is about 20 years ago at a rehearsal. I dyed my hair blonde to play a sadistic government agent. I'm going to take a writing break soon--I'll read a few books and put up reviews. I've decided to put up a poll for the first review. That's right, you there sitting at home get… Continue reading My very first poll.
Hello, all. I hope you're feeling swell and staying motivated. I've got 3 items of news to share. First, my e-books are on sale ($1.00 or an equivalent amount in your currency) until the end of April. The link is here. Second, my fourth book has a title -- The Five False Suicides. You can… Continue reading April 2021 Update
We've all read this type of mystery before. Great plot, very entertaining, capable detective--but there were not enough suspects, making the question of who done it far less satisfying than it should have been. In this regard, having too many suspects (while not ideal) is better than having too few. I'm thinking about suspects a… Continue reading Unnatural Suspects
I'm a sucker for out-of-print, non-dust-jacket-having, old-timey mysteries. For all the masterpieces on my bookshelves, The Stingaree Murders and The Mystery at Chillery are my favorite objects. It is entirely possibly that I overrate such books because of their feel. I love when they have eighty-year-old notes written in the flyleaves. I love the discoloration… Continue reading Murder Mansion (aka House of Murder) 1934