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Favorite Author — Rex Stout

When I was in college, I majored in English and took a course called “Detective Film and Fiction”.   Yes, it was a real course, and yes, it was a lot of fun because I was a mystery fan and a film buff. 345 more words

Writing Tips

Mystery Men

In a previous blog, Mystery Mavens, I listed mystery authors — all women — whom I have enjoyed and would recommend.  It’s time I gave the men their due. 787 more words

Books

Enjoy the classic mystery Fer-De-Lance" by Rex Stout

Wolfe Pack fan siteI’ve read all of the books in Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe Mystery Series. One of my favorite authors, Rex Stout was born in 1886 and died in 1975. 441 more words

Classic Mystery

Book Review: Archie Meets Nero Wolfe

Title: Archie Meets Nero Wolfe

Author: Robert Goldsborough

Genre: 1930s crime fiction

Setting: NYC 1930s

Review:

My grandma collected mysteries. Most of them were by Agatha Christie, but once I had read all of those, there was another sizable chunk by this author, Rex Stout. 236 more words

Book Review

The Phantom of the Opera is There*

Do you enjoy the opera? Operas run the gamut from light and comic to very dark and tragic. And there are all sorts of forms of opera. 1,035 more words

Agatha Christie

Setting My Stories Squarely in New York

I was delighted to learn that my latest Nero Wolfe novel, “Murder, Stage Left,” has been warmly received by the publishing industry.

Publisher’s Weekly gave the book a starred review, calling it “Goldsborough’s superior 12th Nero Wolfe pastiche” and adding that “Even die-hard Rex Stout fans will have a hard time distinguishing Goldsborough’s prose and plotting from the originals.” 209 more words

This And That

History: Books vs Musicals

January was a good month.  We had two snow days, which are always the cause for celebration in my house.  Today was our second snow day, and I made the most of it.  758 more words

Musings