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WHO’S ON FIRST? A Man, a Mug, and a Da Vinci, That’s Who!

All this month, the Tuesday Night Bloggers are talking about “firsts,” famous and otherwise. After writing about the first detectives in literature and the first Christie… 1,688 more words


The Name on Everybody's Lips is Gonna be...*

As this is posted, it’s 70 years since Elizabeth Short’s body was discovered in Leimert Park, Los Angeles. This still-unsolved murder case got a great deal of public attention at the time, and it’s not hard to see why. 1,239 more words

Agatha Christie

What's On Your Radio?*

In 1922, the BBC began airing daily radio news broadcasts. Radio had already been used to broadcast election results, among other things. And it wasn’t long before the power of radio was felt. 883 more words

Agatha Christie

The End

So, that’s it. The novels, short stories and media empire created by Frederic Danny and Manfred Lee, dba Ellery Queen.

It’s been fun reading the novels and short stories in chronological order, and writing this blog to keep me on task. 415 more words

Reading Ellery Queen

The Tragedy of Errors (1999)

Seventy years after the publication of The Roman Hat Mystery, the two men who created Ellery Queen were dead, but one last manuscript was left unpublished. 405 more words

Reading Ellery Queen

COP OUT (1969) by Ellery Queen

Welcome to something a bit special today folks. After years of pleading and cajoling, our pal Colin (aka ‘Livius’) of the mighty fine Riding the High Country… 1,134 more words

Police Procedural