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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...
July 10 2015

Fresh Meat: The Suspicion at Sanditon (Or, The Disappearance of Lady Denham) by Carrie Bebris

The Suspicion at Sanditon (Or, the Disappearance of Lady Denham) by Carrie Bebris is the 7th cozy addition to the Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Mystery Series set in the location of Jane Austen's final work...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
November 3 2014

Death Comes to Pemberley: Part 2

George Wickham is in jail facing trial for the murder of his best friend, Captain Denny. He says he didn’t do it and we believe him, but without a more likely perpetrator Wickham will swing...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
October 27 2014

Death Comes to Pemberley: Part 1

Elizabeth Bennet married Fitzwilliam Darcy and lived happily ever after... least until a dead soldier was found on the grounds of their estate at Pemberley. Jane Austen didn’t...
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...
August 29 2012

Fresh Meat: Murder Most Austen by Tracy Kiely

Murder Most Austen by Tracy Kiely is the fourth book in the Elizabeth Parker cozy mystery series (available September 4, 2012). “If I had known that someone was going to kill the man sitting...
November 13 2011

Sense and Sensibility or Arsenic and Revenge: Was Jane Austen Poisoned?

Crime author Lindsay Ashford is publishing a book based upon her research and her conviction that Miss Jane Austen was killed at age 41 by arsenic poisoning, possibly appearing as other kinds of illness. In...
September 27 2011

The Mystery Of The Historical Literary Sleuth

While perusing the bookshelves in the mystery section of my local Barnes and Noble, I noticed an interesting trend, that of the Literary Sleuth. Mystery novels featuring Jane Austen, Dorothy Parker,...
August 22 2011

Fresh Meat: Tracy Kiely’s Murder Most Persuasive

One of the most enjoyable aspects of reading a story that strongly references another is the zing of recognition the reader feels each time they “get” the joke.  Borrowing heavily from Jane...