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The Last Drive

I received a pre-release e-copy of this book through NetGalley (publication date May 26, 2015) with the expectation that I will post a review on their site and others (my blog, Goodreads, Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, Twitter, Amazon, etc.). 164 more words

Rex Stout


He went on, in the drawling murmur that he habitually used when giving me a set-up.  I was yawning, but I got it down.  Some of it sounded like he was having hallucinations or else trying to make me think he knew things I didn’t know. 10 more words


Favorite Authors - Rex Stout

I remember being an avid fan of Rex Stout in the 60’s and 70’s and reading all of his wonderful Nero Wolf mystery novels.  Nero Wolf was a very different kind of main character.   180 more words

You Ought to be in Pictures*

It’s not surprising that a lot of crime fiction fans also watch film and TV adaptations of series and novels they like. Film allows for all sorts of visual impact that’s harder to communicate in print. 1,474 more words

Agatha Christie

"Murder..." by Agatha Christie

When I was at high school, I just loved to read detectives, my favorite writers were Rex Stout and his Nero Wolfe, James Chaise… 138 more words


Oil and water

April 28, 2015

Research indicates that CI professionals spend excessive effort (both time and money) on data collection[1]. Experience indicates that the optimal distribution of effort (whether measured in terms of time, dollars, or a combination) among the 4 stages of CI activity is approximately as follows: 427 more words

Tricks Of The Trade

Tuesday ’Tec! Murder Is No Joke by Rex Stout

Dial Wolfe for Murder…

Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin are one of my favourite detective duos of all time, so it has been remiss of me to wait so long before including them on the blog. 850 more words

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