Articles tagged with mystery
Author Janey Mack's debut novel, "Time's Up," is mystery fiction at some of its finest. The development of the characters -- and there is a number of them -- essential to a good story is right where it should be without being over-the-top. The plot has eno
In branching out to find authors of fictional crime/mystery with whom I have not yet become acquainted, I found "Cold Day in July" by Stella Cameron. Cameron is not a newcomer to writing, having published her first book in 1985. Her website has the t
I first became acquainted with young writer J.A. (Joe) Konrath via his brace of articles in Writer's Digest magazine about being a young novelist and the process one goes through to get published for the first time. His writing style was very funny and app
Do you ever skip over boring bits in a book?
In the city that never sleeps, private investigator Leonid McGill is one of the many whose life is centered in the shadows of the bright lights. There's much work to be done in a short period of time, with the lives of many at stake, including McGill's own
The second novel in the Hugh de Singleton, surgeon, series by author Mel Starr, seamlessly picks up where "The Unquiet Bones" left off. Still, if "A Corpse at St. Andrew's Chapel" is the first book you read of this series, you will soon be brought up to sp
The first in the Hugh de Singleton chronicles, 'The Unquiet Bones' is both historic fiction and mystery -- a delightful, if unusual, combination of the two. There's enough of each to satisfy an aficionado of either genre. Set in medieval England in the 14