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Hazardous Duty, by Christy Barritt

Y’all… I finally found an author who writes in my genre! Well, almost. Christy Barritt’s “Squeaky Clean Mysteries” books are all-out mysteries that are suspenseful and sometimes macabre, while always hilarious. In fact, she’s as goofy as I am, if … Continue reading

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The Keeper, by T. F. Allen

I’ve never read a book like this before. I don’t even know what to call it. Thriller? Mystery? Supernatural / Paranormal? Um…. yes. I may not know what to call it, but I sure couldn’t put it down. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers

I’ve just re-read a classic mystery by renowned British author Dorothy L. Sayers. Whose Body? is, in fact, her very first novel, published in 1923. Sayers’ main character is Lord Peter Wimsey, a quirky aristocrat and amateur detective whose title … Continue reading

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We Have Lost the President, by Paul Mathews

If you don’t enjoy British humor, just click over to some other post now. Still with me? Goooood. We Have Lost the President is one of those books I would’ve bought for the title alone, just because it makes me … Continue reading

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A “Cutting-Edge” Mystery

Last week, Brent pulled this broken juice glass from the cabinet. Neither of us remembered putting a broken glass into the cabinet, which gave rise to questions like, How did it break? When did it break? I recalled, early in … Continue reading

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The Myth of Scheduled Office Hours at Home

Last Monday I told Brent, “I’ve got my Aquatics class at the gym tomorrow morning. Then I’m going to spend the rest of the day writing.” “Okay, but also call the dentist about that swelling,” he advised. I rubbed my … Continue reading

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