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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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The Ellery Queen Mysteries Are Returning

The Ellery Queen Mysteries Are Returning

Written by on February 15, 2013 in Mystery Series with 1 Comment

I received a great email from Emma at OpenRoadMedia. Her company in conjunction with MysteriousPress.com are re-releasing 12 of the Ellery Queen mystery novels. To me that’s fantastic. I love Ellery Queen novels and am delighted to share this news with you. These are classic whodunits starring the famous sleuth Ellery Queen. Written by two […]

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Agatha Christie’s Hallowe’en Party

Agatha Christie’s Hallowe’en Party

Written by on October 22, 2012 in Holiday mysteries, Just for Fun with 0 Comments

Halloween is near, the costumes are chosen, the decorations are done and it’s time to settle in with that most classic Halloween mystery. Agatha Christie brings her famous detective Hecule Poirot in to solve a Halloween party murder. But this one has some menace to it. The victim is a 13-year-old girl. She’s found drowned […]

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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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