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The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

This book is wonderfully creepy.  The author created a great sense of place and characters.  I hope it does not get lost in all the dystopian sequels out there. 14 more words


Happy Holidays!

For my last post of this year I’d like to wish everyone a joyous holiday season.

Happy Holidays to all!


If you’re looking for a fun read during the holidays, take a look at my two books. 813 more words

The Mystery

The Mystery

Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began, Romans 16:25 (KJV) 370 more words


Merry Christmas to All!

Happy Holidays, everyone.

I hope everyone will find something meaningful in the days to come. I will be traveling to the Midwest to visit my brother and sister. 89 more words

Historical Fiction

The Adventure of the Bleeding Portrait (1937)

This short story starts out strongly: The witty banter is, so far, the best and wittiest to date. Ellery is, of course, out of the city, visiting an artists’ colony. 205 more words

Reading Ellery Queen

The Door Between (1937)

Hot on the heels of Halfway House came The Door Between. Both titles denote transitions, and perhaps the cousins were signaling changes in Ellery Queen. 494 more words

Reading Ellery Queen

Plot Ladders and such

Sometimes when I’m writing mysteries I find that I lose track of who knows what when and I find it useful to write out a simple plot ladder based on character. 36 more words