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In Honour of her Birthday: Gladys Mitchell, 116 Today!

On this day 116 years ago the creator of the infamous and famous Mrs Bradley was born. I do have to admit to not being the world’s biggest fan of Gladys Mitchell. Whilst I often enjoy her settings and her … Continue reading

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The Rumble Murders (1932) by Henry Ware Eliot, Jr.

Source: Review Copy (Coachwhip) Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Car Henry Ware Eliot, Jr. only contributed this one novel to the mystery genre, spending a lot of his working life as a research fellow at Peabody Museum researching Near Eastern … Continue reading

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3 Days Left! Win a Copy of Mark Aldridge’s Agatha Christie on Screen

So last Saturday I set in motion a competition which gives you the chance to win a copy of Mark Aldridge’s great book, Agatha Christie on Screen. So if this sounds right up your street or you know a friend … Continue reading

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Spot The Difference: Agatha Christie – The Answers

Last week I did something new on the blog and set a spot the difference challenge, involving an Agatha Christie cover. Apologies for all the headaches and eye strain incurred. Despite this though the puzzle seemed to go down well … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie Spot the Difference

Ever keen to try something new on the blog I have had a go at making a spot the difference challenge, using the cover designed by Tom Adams for Dead Man’s Folly. The differences might be additions, omissions or alterations. … Continue reading

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Busman’s Honeymoon (1937) by Dorothy L Sayers

This is my second entry for Rich’s monthly Crimes of the Century challenge, which he hosts at his blog Past Offences. This is a book I have been keen to re-read since last month when I talked about it for … Continue reading

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Dorothy L Sayers’ Quiz Answers

Last Friday I posed an unusual quiz based around Sayers’ opinions on various writers and their works, not all of which were that complimentary. To have a go at the quiz click here. To find out the answers read on. … Continue reading

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Dorothy L Sayers’ on Mystery Fiction Quiz

Yesterday I posted a review of The Collected Crime Reviews of Dorothy L Sayers (2017), which I absolutely loved, so much so, that I decided to do a quiz around Sayers’ often quite amusing and biting opinions on her fellow … Continue reading

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Evidence of Things Seen (1943) by Elizabeth Daly

With only a day to go until the end of the month I am sneaking in one final read for Rich’s monthly crimes of the century challenge, which he runs at his blog Past Offences. Aside from the relevant publication … Continue reading

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Christie Cover Quiz Answers

Last Friday I set readers the challenge of guessing the titles of various Christie covers. The sneaky part though was that all of the covers where from translated editions. If you haven’t had a go already then head on over … Continue reading

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