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Interviewing Dead Writers

Interviewing Dead Writers

I’m struggling to find questions for those authors who are among the living, partially because I am woefully behind in reading current mystery writers’ work. It does take a modicum of knowledge regarding a detective series, or suspense novel which one can only really get from spending time trundling across[Read More…]

by December 20, 2012 Books & Mags, Dastardly Deeds, Good Reads
Close as they ever got to one another!

Perry Mason As Played on TV

I’ve been watching the Perry Mason TV series lately. Not the sad 80s one, when they brought back the surviving members of the cast and ran through the motions. The black and white Perry, with a slimmer Raymond Burr and prettier Barbara Hale. And I’ve noticed several things I hadn’t[Read More…]

by July 3, 2012 Dastardly Deeds, Good Reads
The Best Book Covers

The Best Book Covers

  I’ve already stated that the best book covers DO persuade  me and make a difference in whether or not I’ll purchase a title. What I didn’t relate is that dust jacket and book covers are a passion of  mine. I love illustration on practically anything; from packaging perfumes, to ads,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2011 Book Collecting, Dastardly Deeds