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Wilkie Collins
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January 4 2016

No Ghosts Need Apply: BBC Sherlock’s “The Abominable Bride”

It is a fairly widely known fact that I will watch practically anything relevant to Sherlock Holmes and walk away happier than I was previously, always excepting Rupert Everett and his pair of...
November 19 2012

Murder in the Locked Room

The locked room mystery has always held a special fascination for suspense fans. Perhaps the most popular—and earliest—of them is Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue...
August 25 2011

Charles Dickens, Crime Writer

Each December many families gather around the television, or go to a school pageant or community theater and watch some version of A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens. And when the show is...
August 23 2011

The Leavenworth Case: The Most Popular Mystery Novel You’ve Never Read

“Mr. Leavenworth is dead. . . . murdered; shot through the head by some unknown person while sitting at his library table.” Thus begins a mystery novel once sensationally popular and now,...