Maybe it’s the long grey of winter, or the even greyer length of pandemic winter, but the past few months I’ve found myself falling back on the comfort of old, familiar things. I keep reaching for my faded plaid shirt and softest worn-out jeans, ignoring the food in […]
I have never quite been able to get a handle on recommending movies or tv shows to my mother, so when I started watching the French mystery show Lupin on Netflix and thought she might enjoy it, I second guessed myself. It started off with a vibe that […]
Renowned detective Hercule Squalo reveals the shocking truth of the Murder at the Gutterthon! Read the collected thread here and the original Twitter thread here. Update: you can also read it on the Gutter’s own Carol’s website here.
At CrimeReads, Maureen Johnson has some precautions you can take on staying alive in quaint English villages. “You may not know you are in a Murder Village, as they look like all other villages. So when you visit Womble Hollow or Shrimpling or Pickles-in-the-Woods or Nasty Bottom or […]
Let’s smash some genres together! Today it’s urban fantasy meets the murder mystery, and, at first glance, it’s a meeting of true minds.
Adam Roberts (perhaps still scarred by his encounter with The Wheel of Time) takes a look at the relatively brisk 400 pages of Rivers of London and reflects on the appeal of a certain type of bulked-up reading experience, with a detour to talk about Sir Walter Scott: […]