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Welcome To Night Vale - a fiction podcast - E05 - The Shape in Grove Park

August 15, 2012 – A protest against the removal of the Shape In Grove Park That No One Acknowledges Or Speaks About. Plus, changes to the school curriculum, a growing tarantula problem in town, and musical auditions!

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Classic TV: Murder She Wrote - Frozen Stiff - Angela Lansbury

Murder, She Wrote is an American crime drama television series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. The series aired for 12 seasons with 264 episodes from 1984 to 1996 on the CBS network.

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"The Frangipani Tree Mystery" by Ovidia Yu

Chen Su Lin is “a bad-luck girl” in the eyes of her family in Singapore. Not only are both of her parents dead, but she walks with a limp, due to a bout of childhood polio. 253 more words


Celine by Peter Heller

Celine has worn many hats in her lifetime. She was raised by a socialite mother, went to private schools, graduated from Sarah Lawrence…She is an artist who for much of her life moonlighted as a private investigator. 254 more words


Detectives, Shamus's, Curious Amateurs

A long-ago “friend” spent all of her free time reading mysteries: murder mysteries, procedurals, hard boiled detectives, cozies, thrillers, suspense, espionage, true crime, legal, noir, capers, and dogs named Pommes-frites. 435 more words


Mini-reviews of recent reads

I just finished two very different translated novels, one a literary novel by a highly acclaimed Chinese writer in exile, the other a police procedural by a bestselling Japanese author of mysteries. 1,162 more words