Thinking about nabbing my second historical mystery set in deadly pirate waters? “The Devil’s Wind,” can be pre-ordered now and … Continue reading What to expect from “The Devil’s Wind: A Spider John Mystery”
Mystery Writers of America – Midwest Chapter is the coolest club I ever joined. The organization, along with Sisters in … Continue reading What I learned at Murder and Mayhem Chicago
If you are a fan of the sort of stylish mystery in which a well-to-do British fellow whose honest life … Continue reading “The Toff Proceeds,” much in the same way The Saint would proceed, but not as entertainingly
You can now pre-order the next book in my pirate murder mystery series Continue reading Are you ready to sail “The Devil’s Wind” with Spider John?
This Collins book, while not in the same class as “The Moonstone” or “The Woman in White,” impressed me nonetheless. … Continue reading “No Name,” by Wilkie Collins: A good, old-fashioned read
Ed McBain’s “87th Precinct” books can almost be viewed as individual chapters in a much longer novel about the men … Continue reading “Ax,” a short visit to Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct