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There Were Incidents and Accidents*

Some deaths are quite obviously murders. In those cases, at least in crime fiction, the killer doesn’t try to hide the fact that it was murder. 1,279 more words

Agatha Christie

Sunday Salon: Re-connecting to the world

It felt so good to get home yesterday after my two week trek around Asia. No matter how luxurious the hotel, how wonderful the restaurants and how memorable the experiences, there is absolutely nothing as delightful as spending the night in your own bed. 593 more words

Man Booker Prize

Review: The Long Way Home by Louise Penny

Series: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #10
Published by: Sphere
Published: August 2014
Pages: 384
Format reviewed: Paperback from Hachette
Site: Author Site
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Louise Penny coming to Vancouver

Popular Canadian mystery writer Louise Penny will be in Vancouver this September with her latest Chief Inspector Gamache book, A Long Way Home. This time Gamache investigates the disappearance of his neighbour’s artist husband. 48 more words


20 more things that make me happy

By Caitlin Kelly

Hearing a loon call — and it’s someone’s ringtone

Touring an Ontario heritage site hosted by a young ranger, D. Fife, whose mother is Ojibway and father is Scottish — classic Canada… 305 more words


OMG, seriously

I am shocked, shocked, to find that it has been 10 weeks since my last blog post.  I knew it was a long time, but seriously?   385 more words


I'm Totally Formidable When I'm With You*

One of the really interesting crime fiction sleuth traditions is the husband-and-wife detective team. There are many, many such teams in the genre; in fact you could argue that it’s a deeply ingrained crime novel context. 918 more words