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Beneath the Stains of Time

Welcome to the niche corner, dedicated to the great detective stories of yore and their neo-classical descendants.

  • By TomCat
  • Roughly two posts per week
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Dec 2022 10
Jan 2023 9
Feb 2023 7
Mar 2023 10
Apr 2023 9
May 2023 9
Jun 2023 8
Jul 2023 8
Aug 2023 8
Sep 2023 9
Oct 2023 9
Nov 2023 8
Dec 2023 10
Jan 2024 10
Feb 2024 8
Mar 2024 9
Apr 2024 4

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Most recent posts

The X-Files: Case Closed, vol. 89 by Gosho Aoyama
The 89th volume of Gosho Aoyama's long-running Case Closed series begins, as so often, with winding up the story that started in the previous volume. Rachel, Serena and Masumi wanted to try their hands at …
On , by TomCat, 1,470 words
Murder Most Cold (2023) by Victoria Dowd
Victoria Dowd is a former British barrister-turned-novelist, head of the London Crime Writers' Association and author of the darkly humorous, award-winning "Smart Woman's Mystery" series – "a modern take on the Golden Age of crime …
On , by TomCat, 1,455 words
My Late Wives: "She Wouldn't Kill Patience" (2002) by Ooyama Seiichiro
Ooyama Seiichiro is a Japanese mystery writer specialized in themes series and short story collections, best known today for the "Alibi Cracking, At Your Service" series, who debuted on the e-NOVELS website with a pastiche …
On , by TomCat, 748 words