Mystery Genres

Ghost-In-Law Mystery Series from Jana DeLeon

Ghost-In-Law Mystery Series from Jana DeLeon

Mystery, romance and humor, a combination few can resist. But also a combination that comes together for Jana DeLeon’s Ghost-In-Law mystery series. The ghost turns out to play a hilarious part in solving the mysteries. An interesting and fun twist on the typical mystery novels. On the Death of Helena A pushy, manipulative and rich […]

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New Mystery Releases: Enter Eddy Harkness in Third Rail

New Mystery Releases: Enter Eddy Harkness in Third Rail

Written by on June 17, 2014 in Mystery Genres, Mystery Series, New Mystery Releases with 1 Comment

Enter Eddy Harkness, a new police detective on the mystery scene. Third Rail, by Rory Flynn, is one of the new mystery releases. The first in the Eddy Harkness series. I’ve just finished the novel and wanted to share with you my take on this debut book from Flynn. Third Rail, New Mystery Releases Meeting […]

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Mystery Books for Kids: What, Where, How

Mystery Books for Kids: What, Where, How

The writing of mystery books for kids is quite a bit more difficult than writing for adults. Good children’s mysteries tend to be more puzzle-oriented. Finding and figuring out the clues. What makes a good kid’s mystery book? Let’s find out. Mystery stories for both younger kids and older kids are dissected here. Mystery Books […]

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Mystery Book of the Month – Explosive Eighteen

Mystery Book of the Month – Explosive Eighteen

The latest of the Stephanie Plum series is Explosive Eighteen. International murder hits dangerously close to home for our bounty hunter heroine. What can a girl do when she returns from a Hawaiian vacation and can only describe it as complicated? The exploits of Stephanie Plum are set to blow sky high. Our friend Mandee […]

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Cozy Mysteries and Armchair Mysteries

Cozy Mysteries and Armchair Mysteries

Written by on December 20, 2013 in More About Mystery Books, Mystery Genres with 4 Comments

Within the larger genre of Mystery Fiction, is a sub-genre known as “cozy mysteries” or “armchair mysteries.” What’s so cozy about a mystery novel you say? We aren’t talking about warm or feel-good books here. Instead we are talking about a style of fiction. The Cozy Mystery Plot Line The plot line always seem to […]

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New Releases in Mystery Books

New Releases in Mystery Books

If you enjoy reading the latest in the mystery genre, you will certainly want to keep an eye on the new releases in mystery books. Whether you are following a particular series, or just looking for something new to read, those novels that have recently been published are a great place to start. Waiting for […]

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Armchair Mysteries: Definition and Origin

Armchair Mysteries: Definition and Origin

Written by on July 5, 2012 in More About Mystery Books, Mystery Genres with 3 Comments

Armchair mysteries is a term used to describe a sub-genre of the mystery books. It’s actually not recognized as a formal name, but the sub-genre name has taken on its own popularity. An armchair mystery is a story that can be read in one or two sittings. In other words, curled up in your armchair. […]

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