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"Marvelously Theatrical" Cheese

It was a sad day for me when I realized I had seen all 50 of the Horror Classics on the DVD set I gave Steven some birthdays ago. 891 more words


Open Letter to my Son

I hope this letter finds you well, Son….  Are we learning anything about being an author yet?  I remember when your Grandmother Matie was getting her Master’s Degree at the U of A in Tucson.  489 more words

I Didn’t Know That

I started writing murder mysteries in 2009 and finshed my first trilogy (Evil in the Mirror, Day Stalker and The Phoenix Code) in February of this year. 567 more words

Desserts - 18th century style

I use a reproduction of the earliest American cookbook to guide my descriptions of food in my Will Rees mystery series. As discussed in earlier posts, there are not a lot of recipes for the kind of cakes and quick breads we know. 390 more words

Book 1: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

I finished a book! Only 48 to go. Unfortunately, this was the easiest read on the list. It’s all 800-page Victorian novels from here on out. 1,723 more words

Disease And Illness In Literature

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

It’s been a while since I’ve written an obsessively enthusiastic recommendation of a TV show (I believe the last one was Hannibal, which is currently in its second season and continues to be amazing), and I think it’s high time I revisited the genre. 1,155 more words


Secrets and Lies Series Review

Spoilers for the WHOLE of series 1.

From my episode 1 review:

Eva – I’m not saying she did it, but is her absolute insistence of her father’s innocence simply childhood loyalty, or does she know something else? 718 more words