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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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Popular Women Sleuths Series: Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum, Part 1

Popular Women Sleuths Series: Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum, Part 1

Written by on October 15, 2013 in Mystery Series, Stephanie Plum, Uncategorized, Women Sleuths with 1 Comment

OK, you asked for it and we give it to you. What are the most popular women sleuth mystery series and what are all the books in those series? We start off with Stephanie Plum by the Numbers series by Janet Evanovich. But, keep watch, we’ll be continuing the series with Sue Grafton’s Alphabet Mysteries […]

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Sue Grafton’s “W is for Wasted” Offers Something Different for Millhone and Readers

Sue Grafton’s “W is for Wasted” Offers Something Different for Millhone and Readers

Written by on September 17, 2013 in Mystery Book of the Month, Mystery Series with 2 Comments

The latest in the Kinsey Millhone alphabet mysteries is finally here. W is for Wasted offers the readers something different. Even though we are still following the independent private investigator through a murder, we see a different look. Sue Grafton and the Alphabet Mystery Series Starting this series in 1988, author Sue Grafton promised 26 […]

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New Release: Mistress by James Patterson

New Release: Mistress by James Patterson

Written by on September 2, 2013 in Mandee's Mysteries, Mystery Book of the Month with 2 Comments

It’s no secret that I am a James Patterson fan. So, when his new novel Mistress was released, I got my copy and here is my review. It’s a bit different in the beginning so I wasn’t sure I was going to like it.  By page 25, the format made perfect sense. I was hooked. […]

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Spotlight on Brad Thor: Mystery Thriller Author

Spotlight on Brad Thor: Mystery Thriller Author

Written by on August 19, 2013 in Mystery Book Authors, Mystery Series with 2 Comments

If you haven’t met mystery thriller author Brad Thor, yet, then you are in for a treat. His mystery series features Scot Harvath, international detective, is full of accurate and well-researched details. Come along and meet the man behind the action-packed series. Truly Modern Day Thrillers Political espionage, terrorism, secret government dealings, all part modern […]

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Stocking Stuffers for Mystery Book Lovers

Stocking Stuffers for Mystery Book Lovers

Written by on August 5, 2013 in Gift Ideas, Just for Fun, Uncategorized with 1 Comment

Mystery book lovers, or any book lover for that matter, will enjoy getting one of these little accessories in their stockings. Coming up with ideas for stocking stuffers is easy with these ideas. Big Ideas for Little Gifts We all struggle with what to put in stockings for Christmas. Maybe little extra gifts, even gift […]

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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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Lacey Pinkerton Kicks Off Fun Mysteries for Kids

Lacey Pinkerton Kicks Off Fun Mysteries for Kids

Written by on July 1, 2013 in Children's Mysteries, Mystery Series with 5 Comments

Ten-year-old Lacey Pinkerton starts off her first mystery with stolen Double Fugdy Fudge Ice Cream Sandwiches. Time to grab an ice cream of your own and follow the mystery, fun and some mayhem. Any Excuse to Read a Mystery At Mystery Book World, we have enjoyed using any excuse to read our next mystery novel. […]

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Shining the Spotlight on Mystery Writer James Patterson

Shining the Spotlight on Mystery Writer James Patterson

Written by on April 18, 2012 in Mandee's Mysteries, Mystery Book Authors with 2 Comments

Friend of Mystery Book World, Mandee has done it again. She’s written another killer review. This time she shines the spotlight on mystery writer James Patterson. In this article, she writes him a charming fan letter along with giving us a little fun background on how she met his books. With us as fellow fans, […]

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