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Who would want to kill off the Mother of the Bride? Apparently more people than you would think! Join wedding planner, Annabelle Archer, as she tries to solve a murder and clear her best friend and caterer Richard Gerard. With the murder victim one of the most hated socialites in the city, Annabelle has a… More Better off wed
The plot for this movie involves a suspicious death – of course – and an investigation by spy-turned-private-detective Charles Hayward, played by Max Irons. Aristide Leonides, a wealthy and ruthless tycoon, has been poisoned. Someone had laced his regular insulin injection with eserine from his eye drops. The old mans grandaughter, Sophia, is convinced he… More Agatha Christie’s Crooked House
Curiosity is aroused when an advertisement appears in the local gazette entitled ‘A murder is announced’.… More A Murder Is Announced
A murder mystery requires a unsolved crime. An investigator (protagonist) has to unravel the mystery by putting the clues and evidence together to catch the criminal. There are two ways this can be approached. The two story types are Open and Closed. This can be better explained by looking at murder mystery films and TV shows. Open… More Two Types of Murder mystery
Where would you expect to find a hardboiled detective? The mean streets of Raymond Chandler’s Los Angeles, possibly ? How about the parochial Welsh town of Aberystwyth? Well that’s where Malcolm Pryce’s hardboiled detective can be found. But this Aberystwyth is run by shady Druids. There are whelk-stalls as well as sexy dancing girls. And even an ice… More Aberystwyth Mon Amour
If you enjoy reading mystery book series you may want to check out the new series by Katherine Bolger Hyde. The tales follow retired literature professor Emily Cavanaugh, who inherits a Victorian estate and finds herself embroiled in a series of murder cases. Each case bears an eerie resemblance to one of her favorite classic novels. Arsenic… More Arsenic with Austen – A Murder Mystery Book Review
This book is the first in a series following Donna on her missions as the housewife assassin. This is no ordinary cosy murder series. It’s a mixture of American mom and thriller with plot twists and a fair smattering of sex. (You have been warned)… More The Housewife Assassin’s Handbook
A seasonal read for the budding investigator from the Womens Murder Club When Detective Lindsay Boxer fired her weapon in a late-night showdown, she set off a chain of events that left the police force disgraced, the city divided and a family destroyed. Now a jury must decide her fate. Escaping to Half Moon Bay to avoid the media circus,… More 4th of July can be murder!
Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of #Sherlock Holmes, was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859 Trained as a doctor at Edinburgh University in 1881, Arthur Conan Doyle divided his time between medicine and writing. His career included being a writer and a journalist, as well as being a surgeon on a whaling boat and a medical officer on a… More Arthur Conan Doyle – Born on 22 May