Tag Archives: mystery

Lock and Key: The Downward Spiral

I’d been waiting for this book for months. Ridley Pearson had – against my will – made me fall in love with the characters of his first book and now I was desperately hoping that the sequel would appear soon. … Continue reading

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The Van Gogh Deception

No one knows his name. No one knows where he belongs. No one knows who he is. Not even him. And what no one really knows is what might just get this mysterious boy killed. Arthur (as the tag on … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Detective

Meet Toby Montrose. For the past several years, he’s never lived in one place for long, being passed around from relative to relative like an old hand-me-down. But here on Detective Row, he finally thinks he may have a home, … Continue reading

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The Great Shelby Holmes

“Every writer needs a good story to tell.” So are the words of John Watson, our guide in this new book for kids. Fun, intriguing, and full of great storytelling moments, this book was a refreshing break from the more serious … Continue reading

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Monday Excerpt

Her’s a little bit of a previous project which I discontinued due to some difficulties in writing style. Tell me what you think: I looked up. There it was, over on the corner. I walked to the door, slowly. When … Continue reading

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The Writing Files: Suspense

Every year my Pop goes to Comic Con. He’s a talented artist who enjoys seeing other talented artists and also helps me with my writing. He’s leaving today for San Diego, but before he goes, he got a quick chance … Continue reading

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The Writing Files: Clue

Today I write on the film noir aspect of writing: mysteries. Black-and-white murder films, old time radio programs. Read on: My current project is working on Samuel Woodlock: Star of Egypt, a mystery novel whose main character is based off of … Continue reading

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Evil Under the Sun

For those of you who have read my last post, you know what today’s post is about: Evil Under the Sun, one of Agatha Christie’s many novels. I have recently finished it and greatly enjoyed it. As one of the reviews … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie

I’m sure all of you have at least heard of Agatha Christie books. If not, that’s okay, because I hadn’t before this weekend. But for those of you who have, you know the pleasure of settling down with one of … Continue reading

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