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The Moving Finger

by Agatha Christie

published 1942

Even though it’s been a while since I’ve read them, I have this vague feeling that I really didn’t like the Miss Marple books as well as some of Christie’s others.   301 more words


Mystery of the week

I was just down to the secretary for biology to scan my passport, and when I put it back in my wallet I notice something very mysterious. 46 more words

Everyday Things

Time's Fool - Ruth Pitter

Time’s fool, but not heaven’s: yet hope not for any return.

The rabbit-eaten dry branch and the halfpenny candle

Are lost with the other treasure: the sooty kettle… 159 more words


Chapter 7

Alex took a drink of his pint and, glancing around the room, spotted Ryan standing in the corner. The man was watchful as a hawk, those cop eyes missing nothing. 2,750 more words


Murder, She Floats by STEPHEN KAMINSKI

A suicide note found in a locked room. A shard of glass buried in a scoop of whipped potatoes. A pickle jar filled with poisonous spiders. 194 more words


The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh

“If you drop a knife on the floor, a man will come to visit,
If you drop a spoon on the floor, a woman will come to visit,

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"The City & The City" by China Miéville (2009)

“I could not see the street or much of the estate.”

It’s never been uncommon to see towns and cities twinned with others. The town where I live, for example, is twinned with places in both Germany and France. 833 more words