Tag Archives: John Rhode

Book of the Month: March 2017

This month’s reading has been varied to say the least in terms of quality and in terms of content. I’ve managed to squeeze in reading two non-fiction books on crime fiction as well so I’ll be doing a separate Book … Continue reading

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Dr Priestley Investigates (1930) by John Rhode

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Hangman’s Noose Also known under its British title Pinehurst, Rhode’s novel has garnered quite a handful of positive reviews over time. Bookman likened the serial sleuth Dr Priestley to ‘Sherlock Holmes’, whilst Will Cuppy (whoever … Continue reading

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Deadly Dinner Parties

Spoiler warning: For readers who haven’t read Christie’s 4:50 from Paddington and Lord Edgware Dies I would avoid section one of this post. Not everyone is a fan of dinner parties. They can be incredibly stressful for the host and/or … Continue reading

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