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Open Your Mind*

A recent powerful post from Marina Sofia at Finding Time to Write has got me thinking about the dangers of arrogance about one’s point of view and perspective. 1,143 more words

Agatha Christie

Revolver Amsterdam Adapting 'Takeover' From 'Department Q' Writer for TV (EXCLUSIVE)

Revolver Amsterdam is working up a 10-part adaptation of “Takeover,” the thriller from Jussi Adler-Olsen, the Nordic crime writer behind the “Department Q” series. Adler-Olsen has sold over 20 million books globally. 195 more words


Letture autunnali (immagina una foglia ambrata, un po' accartocciata, che cerca il suolo)

Bene mi rivolgo a te, O Nessuno, che non leggi questo mio, secosìvogliamochiamarlo, blog.
Nell’ultimo periodo mi sono data a letture abbastanza leggere, ma non per questo meno degne di nota. 1,124 more words


I Searched For You, But I Can't Find You*

With today’s social media and other technology (e.g. credit card ‘footprints’), it’s getting harder and harder for someone to disappear, voluntarily or otherwise. In fact, there’ve been a few cases recently in which Fitbit tracking proved to be key evidence in getting the right suspect. 1,048 more words

Agatha Christie

The Keeper of Lost Causes, The First Department Q Novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen, Is One of the Very Best Scandinavian Murder Mysteries

Jussi Adler-Olsen started a wonderful Danish detective series with The Keeper of Lost Causes, The First Department Q Novel. It’s not unusual for a mystery series to start with a discredited and morbidly confused detective, but Carl Morck is truly distinctive. 233 more words


Give Me One Quick Glance*

Authors build suspense in many different ways, depending on the story, the (sub)genre, and a lot more. One way that some authors do this is by referring to a pivotal incident without actually detailing it, at least at first. 1,141 more words