Category Archives: Rex Stout

Cooking can be murder

I’m not sure what it is about food and cooking that makes the subject such a popular one for mystery writers (and readers) but it’s probably the same factor that makes celebrity chefs and TV cooking shows so prevalent these days. The … Continue reading

Posted in Diane Mott Davidson, Dick Francis, Enid Blyton, Jerrilyn Farmer, Julie Hyzy, Kerry Greenwood (Aus), list, Michael Bond, Peter King, random thoughts, Rex Stout, Robin Cook | 4 Comments

A Classic Crime Curriculum

Rob Kitchin needs the assistance of crime fiction readers everywhere. He wants your suggestions for the ten classic* crime fiction books that a fan of the genre who is more familiar with contemporary fiction than the older stuff should read. … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, Erle Stanley Gardner, Fergus Hume (Aus), list, memes and challenges, Ngaio Marsh, Patricia Highsmith, Raymond Chandler, Rex Stout | 10 Comments

Crime Fiction Alphabet: G is for Gambit

The Crime Fiction Alphabet meme, hosted by Kerrie at Mysteries in Paradise is gathering new participants each week and is a great source of recommendations about a wide variety of crime fiction. Do check out letters A, B, C, D, … Continue reading

Posted in Crime Fiction Alphabet, memes and challenges, mini review, Rex Stout, USA | 11 Comments