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We Have Come to Relate Many Stories*

In many crime novels, the focus is on one main case. There may be sub-plots related to the case, but the novel really features one major investigation. 1,024 more words


Another Century of Books Round-Up: The 9 Days Until the End Version

I have only two books yet to read to meet the 2014 Century of Books goal – one for 1933 and one for 1983 – so it looks like (fates allowing) I will be finishing it under my personal deadline of December 31st – for a bit there I had my doubts!  1,520 more words

Century Of Books - 2014

sampling: dell shannon - gemini [pilooski edit] (2008, dark & lovely)

the more i listen, the more i find that people SHOULD sample.

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del shannon – gemini (pilooski edit) (2008)
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>The Regular Crowd Shuffles In*


One of the strongest appeals of any crime fiction series is the cast of “regular” characters. When they’re well-drawn characters, we look forward to reading about them as we would to hearing about how our friends are doing. 1,152 more words

Agatha Christie

>Uncovering Some Crime Fiction Truths...

>There are a lot of beliefs about how, why and by whom a crime is committed. Some of those beliefs have been around for so long that they’re simply accepted. 1,428 more words

Agatha Christie

>Lean On Me...*

>There’s a special relationship that develops between police detectives who work as partners. Very often, they spend at least as much time with each other as they do at home – sometimes more. 1,485 more words

Agatha Christie

>I'm Aware of What You've Heard, Every Terrible Word*

>A quick look at any tabloid or television lineup is enough to remind us of how much people seem to enjoy gossip and gossiping. At the office water cooler, over dinner, on social networking sites and in the grocery store, we seem to love to talk about other people. 1,317 more words

Agatha Christie