Category Archives: Mystery

double indemnity

Must-Read: Double Indemnity

So I was a huge fan for the Raymond Chandler-penned screenplay first. James M. Cain’s novel is a taught, page-turning account of a man who went too far because he met a woman that he couldn’t say no to. Or

double indemnity

Must-Read: Double Indemnity

So I was a huge fan for the Raymond Chandler-penned screenplay first. James M. Cain’s novel is a taught, page-turning account of a man who went too far because he met a woman that he couldn’t say no to. Or

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Weird Chicago

I’m thrilled to have found an organization here in Chicago that’s similar to Los Angeles-based LAVA. Unfortunately, it doesn’t looks like they have any crime lab connections, but they do have historic tours about strange happenings, from ghouls to crime.

chicago gangster

Weird Chicago

I’m thrilled to have found an organization here in Chicago that’s similar to Los Angeles-based LAVA. Unfortunately, it doesn’t looks like they have any crime lab connections, but they do have historic tours about strange happenings, from ghouls to crime.

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Gumshoe Tuesday: Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is a classic detective, perhaps even the archetypal detective. While the modern BBC Sherlock Holmes production is great fun to watch–excellent production value, fast paced and modern–there’s something wonderful about watching old-school Sherlock Holmes. He’s observant and clever,

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Gumshoe Tuesday: Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is a classic detective, perhaps even the archetypal detective. While the modern BBC Sherlock Holmes production is great fun to watch–excellent production value, fast paced and modern–there’s something wonderful about watching old-school Sherlock Holmes. He’s observant and clever,

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Coming Soon: Death on the South Side

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but there’s a good reason. I was putting the finishing touches on my second mystery novel, Death on the Southside, which is at the proofreader right now. It’s the sequel to my first

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Coming Soon: Death on the South Side

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but there’s a good reason. I was putting the finishing touches on my second mystery novel, Death on the Southside, which is at the proofreader right now. It’s the sequel to my first

Gumshoe Tuesday: Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot is fussy, impeccably dressed and he always waxes his moustache. A classic detective character from a brilliant writer, he had to grow on me but now I dig him. This long format British TV show takes on many

Gumshoe Tuesday: Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot is fussy, impeccably dressed and he always waxes his moustache. A classic detective character from a brilliant writer, he had to grow on me but now I dig him. This long format British TV show takes on many

Must Read: The Thin Man

If you’re a fan of detective novels and you’ve never heard of Dashiell Hammett, it’s high time that you were introduced to one of the true masters for both mystery novels and post-WWII noir. Perhaps most famous his character Sam

Must Read: The Thin Man

If you’re a fan of detective novels and you’ve never heard of Dashiell Hammett, it’s high time that you were introduced to one of the true masters for both mystery novels and post-WWII noir. Perhaps most famous his character Sam

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New City, Same Great Mystery Resource

So it’s been about a month since I’ve posted. I apologize for the delay, but I was offered a job in the city of big shoulders and I accepted. The past month has been a scramble filled with cross-country flights,

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New City, Same Great Mystery Resource

So it’s been about a month since I’ve posted. I apologize for the delay, but I was offered a job in the city of big shoulders and I accepted. The past month has been a scramble filled with cross-country flights,

Winter Solstice is the Answer

Historians have solved the mystery of Stonehenge, and the answer is the Winter Solstice.

Winter Solstice is the Answer

Historians have solved the mystery of Stonehenge, and the answer is the Winter Solstice.

Jimmy Hoffa’s Driver Speaks

What happened to the notorious mobster? No one knows for sure, but his former driver has some theories. This video takes you one step closer to solving the mystery of Jimmy Hoffa.

Jimmy Hoffa’s Driver Speaks

What happened to the notorious mobster? No one knows for sure, but his former driver has some theories. This video takes you one step closer to solving the mystery of Jimmy Hoffa.

The New Sherlock Holmes

Of course you’ve heard about the Robert Downey Jr., but to my mind the new BBC Sherlock Holmes is the best, especially the way he analyzes evidence when solving mysteries. I wonder though, if I will be able to take

The New Sherlock Holmes

Of course you’ve heard about the Robert Downey Jr., but to my mind the new BBC Sherlock Holmes is the best, especially the way he analyzes evidence when solving mysteries. I wonder though, if I will be able to take