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Female sleuths: rise and The Fall

Last year at a screenwriters festival I had the good fortune to meet Lynda La Plante, the multi-award winning writer and creator of the iconic crime television series… 1,005 more words

Agatha Christie

LT COLUMBO, HOMICIDE

(Sedoka)

Not-so-dull study:

Rumpled hair, wrinkly raincoat,

Cheap shoes…..well-worn Beige disguise.

“Columbo”–TV’s

Sharpest homicide cop solved

Murders, feigning distraction.

© L. Forte, 2015

POETRY

Search the Vehicle.

Yesterday I spent 15 minutes watching a car chase on TV. The man driving the car was suspected to be armed and in possession of narcotics, and was holding off the police in a grey Scion with only 3 tires. 499 more words

Blogging

The King in Yellow

A month ago I touched on the notion of Gothic horror and its links to crime fiction. Today I’d like to examine two extraordinary writers and showcase the different ways they have linked an existing genre to their own work, each to stunning effect, and each in radically different ways.   1,065 more words

Gothic

How To Become a Genealogy Detective

I’ve been chatting long distance with my 12 year old grandson, Elijah. After telling him I wanted him to be a genealogy detective, he asked, what does it take to be a genealogy detective? 557 more words

Genealogy

True Detective TV Show Review

In an era when many TV detective shows provide us with the often conclusive whodunit   after 1, or maybe at the most, 2 episodes.  Here we have a show that chooses to place all of its time and energy into solving 1 case.   609 more words

TV Reviews