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My Favorite Cozies: The Caribbean

Ah, cozy mysteries. There are so many wonderful things that make a cozy fun. From interesting settings to unique hobbies, the options are endless.

One of my favorite settings for a mystery is the Caribbean. 189 more words

Writing

and George Kennedy

It is customary during awards season to reflect and remember those who have sadly left us in the previous 12 months.  Giants of the stage and screen leave us every year and the world feels a little bit emptier whenever this happens.  727 more words

Film Adaptations

Carmen Sandiego

For 20 minutes, once a week I was hooked. It is my earliest memory of old fashioned storytelling.  Stories told in frustratingly short bite-size pieces, with each bite woefully inadequate and incapable of sating my appetite.  975 more words

Film Adaptations

Location, Location, Location: Exotic vs. Small Town Charm

One of the most charming things about a cozy mystery, in my opinion, is the setting. The setting can, in many ways, almost become another character in and of itself and can drive the direction of the mystery in surprising ways. 174 more words

Writing

Favourite TV detective Hercule Poirot is a killer

He has been one of TV’s best-loved detectives for a quarter of a century. But millions of fans were left shocked last night after discovering Hercule Poirot…is a killer. 86 more words

Drama

Zebra Three

The very best cop shows become synonymous with their era. They portray society as it was and not always perhaps as it wished to be remembered.  954 more words

Film Adaptations

MTV cops

Given the response from our look at Hawaiian noir I’d like to turn the inkjockey® summer spotlight on to another seemingly idyllic playground.  It’s a location synonymous with palm trees and sunshine and in keeping with our theme of looking at the dark underbelly of exotic holiday locations it would be crime not to include Miami. 870 more words

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