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KristenHoughton
December 19 2016

Holidays and Murder: The Best Mysteries for Christmastime

A U.S. survey has come out with an interesting statistic: more murders take place during the holidays than at any other time of the year. It seems the season of “good will to all” has...
PaigeShelton
December 12 2016

Dickens, Prison, and A Christmas Carol

Read this exclusive guest post from Paige Shelton about Charles Dickens's experience with prison and how it shaped his writing—especially A Christmas Carol—and make sure you're...
DavidCranmer
October 6 2016

Review: Echoes of Sherlock Holmes, Edited by Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger

In a stunning follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger present a brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon. When...
katehyde
July 6 2016

Classic Mysteries and Mysterious Classics

Read this exclusive guest post from Katherine Bolger Hyde, author of Arsenic with Austen, about the importance of reading the classics, and then, make sure you're signed in and comment...
LyndsayFaye
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...
JanetWebb
December 21 2015

Top 5 Christmas Mysteries

As traditional as counting down the shopping days to Christmas or making plans to visit out of town family is the appearance of Christmas and holiday mysteries. When did the tradition start? Why...
DavidCranmer
March 6 2015

Literary Mysteries: The Enduring Riddle of Edwin Drood

On June 8, 1870, in the middle of composing the twelve part serial The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the story came to a jarring standstill when, after a long day's work on what would become his last...
LyndsayFaye
August 30 2014

Historical Crime Fiction: Writing the Lives of the Erased

You only live once. Right? Chances are, unless you believe in reincarnation and are also peculiarly in touch with your past lives on this harsh and often beautiful planet, then your experience will...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
July 22 2014

Endeavour 2.04: Season Finale “Neverland”

The final episode of Endeavour Series 2 was a corker. We don’t do spoilers on Masterpiece Mystery programs, but I would suggest that you go and watch “Neverland” right now...
JoeBrosnan
July 18 2014

Pulling Up a Seat from Shakespeare to Sherlock: London’s New Literary Benches

From Shakespeare to Sherlock, Hercule Poirot to James Bond, London has always had a rich literary history. And now you can sit on it! Thanks to The National Literacy Trust, along with its public...
girlygirl415
September 19 2013

Fresh Meat: The Edwin Drood Murders by Christopher Lord

The Edwin Drood Murders by Christopher Lord is the second book in the Dickens Junction Mystery series featuring bookstore owner and Charles Dickens scholar Simon Alastair and his partner, journalist...
DeborahLacy
March 15 2013

Writing Murder Loves Company: Famous Authors Who Dabbled in Mystery

In today’s marketing influenced world, authors tend to be categorized in one segment or another—mystery/thriller, romance, literary, etc. But in reality, most writers try a variety of forms,...
VictoriaJanssen
April 26 2012

Fresh Meat: Lynn Shepherd’s The Solitary House

The Solitary House by Lynn Shepherd, is a historical mystery set in the world of Charles Dickens’s Bleak House (available May 1, 2012). London, 1850. Charles Maddox had been an up-and-coming...
Terrie
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...
WilliamLengman
August 9 2011

Maybe Mystery Mashups

Trends may come and trends may go (though I’ve got a case of Pet Rocks stashed in the basement for when they make a comeback). One recent publishing trend that may have already seen its heyday come...