NOW APPEARING IN YOUR KINDLE 99¢ BIN

I had planned to title this post, “One Cranky Voice Among Many,” because today is my one-year anniversary as a blogger. But then I thought, “Okay, you made a small hoopla about your 100th post only a couple of weeks ago, so enough is enough! Plus, you’re not really cranky, just opinionated.” What has one … Continue reading NOW APPEARING IN YOUR KINDLE 99¢ BIN

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YOU ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR FIRST CARR

When I saw that Rich Westwood was celebrating all things mysterious from 1930 all month at his blog, Past Offenses, I quickly checked out the literary scene at the time. Folks, this year was golden! Nearly every member of the Detection Club seemed to churn one out that year, and some of them created landmarks … Continue reading YOU ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR FIRST CARR

ALL MY DEADLY DAUGHTERS: Christie’s Children in Fact and Fiction

“I know all mothers rave about their babies, but I must say that, though I personally consider newborn babies definitely hideous, Rosalind actually was a nice-looking baby. She had a lot of dark hair, and she looked rather like a Red Indian; she had not that pink, bald look that is so depressing in babies, … Continue reading ALL MY DEADLY DAUGHTERS: Christie’s Children in Fact and Fiction