Bradley Harper: Forensics …  or “Whodunnit?”

I welcome Bradley Harper to the blog. Brad is the author of Knife in the Fog, a pastiche novel that has Arthur Conan Doyle, Margaret Harkness, and Dr. Joseph Bell tackling the unresolved mystery of Jack the Ripper. Brad’s also … Continue reading

If You Like Mysteries Set in Bookstores, Here’s a List For You …

Last month readers enjoyed my list of mysteries set in book groups. I promised a similar list of crime series set in bookstores; some feature dealers in rare books. Without further ado, here’s the list (feel free to add your … Continue reading

Those “Missing” Authors: An Update

In December I posted about crime novelists who have vanished from the publishing scene as well as those who have left us for the great beyond. Both posts have been among my most successful to date. Thank you, readers! Read … Continue reading

Mystery in White: a Christmas Crime Story

On Christmas Day in Richmond, Virginia the temperature reached a balmy 75 degrees. No white Christmas in these parts, or in much of the country for that matter. Then I found a copy of Mystery in White by J. Jefferson Farjeon … Continue reading