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Chapter 41 of Prophecies and Penalties

Everything is connected. The secret paths linked all the most important places in the lands of the Children of the New Revelation. And now they aren’t working well. 83 more words


Mr. Detective First Love – Chapter 2

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Mr. Detective’s First Love 2

Author : Haneulie 1,409 more words


The Long Meow

In the 1970s and early ’80s, pulp writer Mickey Spillane wrote a couple of children’s books. As a fan of his Mike Hammer novels — or rather of their Baroque lowlife verbal stylishness (I once called him a first-rate second-rate writer)– I had a hard time imagining what such a children’s book might be like. 2,781 more words

Prophecies and Penalties Chapter 40

It was all over but the healing. So Emily Fisher thought once Stephen Nash’s murderers were identified and killed. Nick and Nora Charles could have told her otherwise: 99 more words


The Cuckoo’s Calling

I would rather call it a crime drama novel than a work of crime fiction. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith does have the qualities any murder mystery has got, the investigation, the private detective, the case at hand, but it’s overwhelmingly blended with drama and detailed descriptions of troubled characters. 901 more words


Coincidences: Messengers of Truth

This fall I went to the Minnesota State Fair with my husband and Asher, our one-year-old grandson. We took Asher to see the farm animals and afterward sat down to color a picture. 462 more words

Book Review

Today I Read...The Frog Who Croaked

Today I read Platypus Police Squad #1: The Frog Who Croaked by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, creator of the popular Lunch Lady graphic novels.

It’s a new day in Kalamazoo City, and hotshot rookie detective Rick Zengo is eager to strut his stuff on his first day with the Platypus Police Squad. 773 more words

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