Tag Archives: Serial Killer

X v. Rex (1933) by Philip Macdonald

Like my last review, Macdonald is another author I haven’t read in a while. This story is an early example of the serial killer mystery novel, though from its opening pages you might be forgiven for questioning this, as we … Continue reading

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Death Points a Finger (1933) by Will Levinrew

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Skeletal Hand Levinrew was the penname for Will Levine, an author I couldn’t really find much information on. He was born in 1881 and wrote during the 1920s and 1930s. He wrote a few crime … Continue reading

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Ice Moon (2003) by Jan Costin Wagner

Having read a lot of Golden Age mysteries or comic crime novel recently, Jan Costin Wagner’s Ice Moon (2003) was certainly a change of scene for me and it was nice to return to reading translated crime fiction. Ice Moon … Continue reading

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A Pacey Thriller with a Nincompoop for a Hero in J. Jefferson Farjeon’s The Z Murders (1932)

I wasn’t sure what to expect with this book when several people over the past few weeks have mentioned how this book did not come up to scratch for them. Yet I think for me, the fast pace of the … Continue reading

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