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Blogs about Crime and mystery books

10 blogs about Crime and mystery books.

  1. 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.

    The Hit List: Top 10 Fascinating World War II Detective Novels
    Last March, I cobbled together "The Hit List: Top 10 Favorite Reprints from Dean Street Press" and intended to make "The Hit List" a semi-regular feature of the blog without using it as an excuse …
    By TomCat, 1,787 words

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  2. Bitter Tea and Mystery
    “Where I list what I read and my reactions. Mystery is my genre, leaning towards  traditional mysteries and police procedurals.” By TracyK. 🇺🇸

    My Son's Books from the 2023 Book Sale
    The books showcased in this post are a selection from my son's purchases at the book sale. He reads mostly fantasy, science fiction, and nonfiction. The Planned Parenthood Book Sale ran from September 15th through …
    By TracyK, 747 words

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  3. Criminal Element
    “Mysteries, Thrillers, and all things Killer!”

    Book Review: Delicate Condition by Danielle Valentine
    Anna Victoria Alcott is on the verge of having it all. After years of struggling as a working actress, she’s gaining both critical and popular acclaim for her latest movie role, one that’s rumored to …
    By Doreen Sheridan, 62 words

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  4. Cross Examining Crime
    By Kate Jackson. 🇬🇧

    Scarecrow (1945) by Eaton K. Goldthwaite
    This is the first time I have read something by this author. Goldthwaite (1907-1994) was not a prolific author (in comparison to some of his crime writing contemporaries) only penning ten books: Don’t Mention my …
    By armchairreviewer, 1,053 words

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  5. Multo (Ghost)
    “Ghosts of story, myth, or anywhere else....” By Nina Zumel.

    1950’s Darna – Valentina as the Virgin?
    Episode 10 of the 1950’s saga of Filipina superhero Darna versus Valentina! Last episode, Valentina finally arrived at the town where Kobra sent her to “find out her truth.” The episode ended with the question: …
    By Nina Zumel, 196 words

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  6. Mystery*File
    “Devoted to mystery and detective fiction.” By Steve Lewis. 🇺🇸

    A Western Movie Review: THE TALL T (1957).
    INTRO. Jon and I went to see this as the first film of a Randolph Scott double feature last night. It was showing at the New Beverly Theater in Hollywood, the one owned by Quentin …
    By Steve, 775 words

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  7. The Passing Tramp
    “Wandering through the mystery genre, book by book.” By Curtis Evans. 🇺🇸

    Brother, Can You Spare a Dime Detective? Cornell Woolrich's Great Depression and the Pulps
    Note from The Passing Tramp: I wrote this ages ago for a new Cornell Woolrich short story collection by high end publisher Centipede, and have decided to place it on my blog for now. Maybe …
    By The Passing Tramp, 5,208 words

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  8. Pretty Sinister Books
    “Crime, Supernatural and Adventure fiction. Obscure, Forgotten and Well Worth Reading.” By J F Norris. 🇺🇸

    The Glass Heart - Marty Holland
    Down on his luck Curt Blair is waiting out a rainstorm in a “ritzy hash joint” just outside of Hollywood, USA when he steals a fancy camel hair overcoat then flees intending to sell the …
    By J F Norris, 1,269 words

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  9. Spy Write
    “Reviewing and collecting spy fiction and nonfiction.” By Jeff Quest. 🇺🇸

    Barbican Station – SLOW HORSES Season Two Finale Recap
    Find all previous and future episodes listed here or in your podcast app under “Barbican Station”. Donate to Room to Read here or share the link – We’re back to discuss the finale of …
    By Spy Write, 188 words

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  10. Up and Down These Mean Streets
    “In 1977 Don Herron began leading The Dashiell Hammett Tour, now the longest-running literary tour in the nation.” 🇺🇸

    Rediscovered: The Weather Channel c. 1888
    Mostly in connection with the Texas writer Robert E. Howard, I’ve been in and out of the Lone Star State several times and got to deeply savor some of the storms. Tornadoes even hit a …
    By Don, 231 words

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