Tag Archives: American Mystery Novel

The Camera Clue (1937) by George Harmon Coxe

Another new author to me this month and today’s story is part of a series featuring Kent Murdock, a news photographer and his wife Joyce. On returning home to take his wife out for lunch he finds Nora Pendleton instead, … Continue reading

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Trial By Fury (1941) by Craig Rice

It has been some time since I last read one of Rice’s novels, so I was glad to get around to reading this one. Jake and Helene Justus are married, at long last, and are taking it easy in Jackson, … Continue reading

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The Case of the Turning Tide (1941) by Erle Stanley Gardner

Regular readers will perhaps know that I am not the world’s greatest fan of Gardner and his famous lawyer/sleuth Perry Mason. However, I decided to return to him when I came across this novel in my local Oxfam for a … Continue reading

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Family Skeleton (1949) by Doris Miles Disney

First question I had to find the answer out to when coming across this author’s name was: Is she related to Walt? Short answer – No. Doris Miles Disney (1907-1976) was an American mystery writer who wrote 49 novels, beginning … Continue reading

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The Owner Lies Dead (1930) by Tyline Perry

Source: Review Copy (Coachwhip) Whilst Agatha Christie put her pharmaceutical experience to good use in her mysteries and Dorothy L Sayers used her career in advertising for one of her novels’ setting, it can equally be said that Tyline Perry … Continue reading

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