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The Roaring Twenties

A party Tailored to celebrate my 1917 Parlor Grand Steinway around ten years ago. (Me in the middle)

Daily Prompt

Orpheum Vaudeville Circuit Grows in the 1890s

When I write my Roaring Twenties mystery series, which is set in the 1920s, I depend on my research about the vaudeville circuits of the early 20th century. 206 more words

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Girl Bandits

Edna McCarthy and Leona Bell, alleged to have participated in several holdups, were held to the grand jury yesterday by Judge Richardson of the West Chicago avenue court.

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Female Criminal

Houdini's Rise to Stardom

I mention Houdini briefly in a couple of my mysteries, so I became interested in his remarkable life and unusual talents.

Houdini began as a small-time magician in vaudeville. 90 more words

Roaring Twenties

Murder in Disguise Gets a Nice Review

Author: MARY MILEY

Title: MURDER IN DISGUISE

Publication: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Issue: 19TH JUNE 2017

 Murder in Disguise: A Roaring Twenties Mystery, Mary Miley. Severn, $28.99 (240p) ISBN 978-0-7278-8714-6… 162 more words

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Guest author: Sarah Zama - Femme Fatale

The object of desire: the voiceless power of the noir femme fatale

America in the 1940s was a time of huge social change. WWII transformed the dynamics of American society in many ways – not least, gender roles and the relationship between men and women. 1,352 more words

Books

Review: The Great Gatsby

Book Review
4+ out of 5 stars to The Great Gatsby, written in 1925 by F. Scott Fitzgerald. I read this book the summer before I went away for college. 360 more words

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