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Two Shilling Yellowjackets

John Creasey, Inspector West Cries Wolf, Hodder & Stoughton, 1954

Hodder & Stoughton original Yellow Jacket series were published in England from 1926 until 1939. 130 more words


'The New York Trilogy' by Paul Auster

As my book-guru friend just fell in love with this awesome guy, I couldn’t hold back telling the story of how I met him in the first place. 401 more words

Detective Story

Lonely House trailer

Jennifer Alexander was searching for a new life. She packed her possessions and set out to find a job in a new city. During a heavy thunderstorm, she is detoured from the highway and led towards an abandoned house on top of a plateau. 315 more words

Science Fiction

Insomnia: The Review

Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Martin Donovan, Maura Tierney
Plot: Two cops, Dormer (Pacino) and his partner, are sent to Alaska to investigate the murder of a young girl, also keeping them out of the way on an Internal Affairs investigation. 979 more words

Reviews From The Past

Ruth Rendell (1930-2015) and the meaning of exclusion


Ruth Rendell, L’Analphabète, Paris, Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque no 1532, 1978 ) new translation, 1995

Ruth Rendell, who died yesterday, was not only  one of the most distinguished English crime fiction authors, the impeccable writer of more than 60 best selling books  (25 of them featuring Inspector Wexford – often presented as a British Maigret-  and 14  written under the pen-name Barbara Vine).    542 more words


Agatha Christie's Original French Editions


Les Sept Cadrans (The Seventh Dials Mystery, 1929) Cover by A. Masson, Le Masque, 44, 1929

Le Secret de Chimneys (The Secret of Chimneys… 174 more words


Detective Story #7 — In Other Words

My first thought was that she had made a mistake.

She walked into my office at 9:30 on a Tuesday morning but she was dressed for a Saturday night. 1,750 more words

Fragments From A Writing Desk