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Patricia Highsmith: The Dark Queen of Crime

The Dark Queen of Crime

Patricia Highsmith is an amazing writer. She was one of the first female authors who delved into the dark side of her characters and came up with some bizarre twists and turns that laid bare the ugly side of the …

The Daughter of Time - Josephine Tey

Staff Review: The Daughter of Time – Josephine Tey

Reviewed by Jilles The Daughter of Time is still one of the most popular Jospehine Tey titles and was voted one of the greatest mystery novels of all time by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1990. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland …

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What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Try To Publish This Before Our Holiday Starts (And Maarten Finally Reads An In-Print, English-Language Book, Huzzah!) Maarten: Just finished Knal! Een abc van kosmische inslagen by Govert Schilling, a small, informative book about cosmic impacts, near-earth-objects …

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Staff Review: Cloudland – Joseph Olshan

Reviewed by Jilles If you like your crime more literary Cloudland by Joseph Olshan is your book. Catherine Winslow, a former investigative journalist who has given up her career and is now writing a household column so she doesn’t have to …