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Cordially Invited to Meet Death

Cordially Invited to Meet Death

by Rex Stout

My synopsis:  Bess Huddleston, an eccentric party planner for New York’s elite, approaches Wolfe with a request; to find the culprit behind letters damaging her image. 

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Book Review

The Black Orchids

The Black Orchids

by Rex Stout

It is always a treat to read a Nero Wolfe mystery. The man has entered our folklore”.–The New York Times Book Review.

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“Police work wouldn’t be possible without coffee,” Wallander said.
“No work would be possible without coffee.”
They pondered the importance of coffee in silence.”
– Henning Mankell, One Step Behind…

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General Musings

The League of Gentlemen

Release: 1960
Director: Basil Deareon
Screenplay: Bryan Forbes
Starring: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough, Bryan Forbes, Kieron Moore.
Country: Great Britain

In the 1929 film… 3,321 more words


Rena Olsen: The Girl Before

Happy Home

Happy Life

Clara is a happy wife. She and Neil live together with their daughters on a large property, deep in a wooded area.  141 more words

Murder In Common

Barry Eisler: Livia Lone


Livia is a freak in the bedroom. She must have absolute control. Sometimes things work out okay. Other times she meets aggression with brutal finality. 138 more words

Murder In Common

Broom - Matt Scott


Matt Scott

“I killed someone.” His voice was soft and distant as if he was unaware that he was saying anything at all. He spoke facing the window looking down across the hotel parking lot. 985 more words