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First Class Writer, P.D. James

Author, P.D. James, known as the Queen of Crime Fiction, died last Thursday at the age of 94.   James gave us stellar writing in her 19 novels, including 14 murder mysteries  that included the character she was best known for, … Continue reading

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Patron Review: The Last Policeman and Countdown City by Ben Winters

   These are books 1 and 2 of a proposed trilogy, which PR describes as a pre-apolocalyptic police procedural. It has a strong and appealing lead character, tension and drama, and a mystery good enough to keep you interested. The … Continue reading

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Staff Review: Murder as Fine Art by David Morrell

This is a wonderfully atmospheric Victorian murder mystery, with a real-life author as reluctant detective, and a gaggle of fictional detectives, who will probably be fleshed out in future novels. The revelations of class distinction and social attitudes were strongly … Continue reading

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