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Home, Where My Thought's Escaping*

Plenty of crime-fictional characters travel in the course of their work. Lee Child’s Jack Reacher, for instance, doesn’t really have a settled place to live. And although Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot likes his home at Whitehaven Mansions, he also travels quite a bit. 976 more words

Agatha Christie

Serial Detectives

When I was a very little boy I had an uncle who was essentially bed-ridden for many years for reasons that I am still unclear about. 429 more words


A Well-Known Fact

It is a well-known fact that any one exposed to Hollywood longer than six weeks goes suddenly and incurably mad.

The Four Of Hearts
by Ellery Queen
(Signet, 1970) pg 9


Don't Care If It's Chinatown or on Riverside*

If you’ve ever been to New York City, then you know that it defies easy description. It’s a city with a long and rich history, and today, it’s a mix of so many cultures and different kinds of people that the word ‘diverse’ doesn’t even begin to describe it. 963 more words


Interview with Paul D. Marks, author of WHITE HEAT

Why do you write?

MARKS: I write so I can kill people…on the page that I can’t kill in real life……….. Seriously, why do I write – why does anyone write – because we have to. 1,003 more words

Crime Fiction

Pic of the Day: "The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep" revisited

Let’s kick off the week with another look at Bonner, the dapper freelance hit man of the Ellery Queen episode “The Adventure of Caesar’s Last Sleep”. 22 more words

Timothy Carey