Book Review: A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie

  At the beginning of the story, a certain Rex Fortescue (a supposedly rich businessman, leader of his own firm) is sipping his tea in his office when he suffers a sudden and very tragic death. After the police examines the body more closely, they found a handful of rye in one of his pockets……

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Why Is Mystery Genre So Popular

The mystery novel is one of the most popular genres in the world and these books is second only to that of romance stories. What is it about mystery novels that makes them so readable, so addictive? You know the feeling. You snuggle up in bed or on a couch and become totally immersed in a world…

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The Monogram Murders – A Review

Since the publication of her first novel in 1920, more than two billion copies of Agatha Christie’s books have been sold around the globe. Now, for the first time ever, the guardians of her legacy have approved a brand new novel featuring Dame Agatha’s most beloved creation, Hercule Poirot. – NEW YORK TIMES The blurb:…

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Dead Simple A Review

  The blurb: It was meant to be a harmless stag night prank. A few hours later four of his best friends are dead, and Michael Harrison has disappeared. With only three days to the wedding, Detective Superintendent Grace – a man haunted by the shadow of his own missing wife – is contacted by…

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Book Review: On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark

“On the Street Where You Live” is another one of Clark’s intriguing murder mysteries. I think it’s the best of her work as she delivers another gripping, complex novel. Emily Graham the protaganist, who has moved back to her hometown of Spring Lake where three murders have taken place about a century ago. Here she…

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