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SisterMaryMurderous

Sister Mary Murderous

Favorite genres are traditional mystery, police procedurals, espionage, Eurocrime, literary fiction and nonfiction history, especially WW2 and Cold War.  I write about crime fiction at Read Me Deadly (www.readmedeadly.com)

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April 2016
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reviewed: Fear and Consequence
The competitive world of New York publishing in the 1950s comes to life in Suzanne Rindell’s second novel, after The Other Ty...
Three-Martini Lunch - Suzanne Rindell
April 2016
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One of Mayle's follow-ups to A Year in Provence (there are at least two), this one read more like a collection of short essay...
April 2016
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reviewed: A blast from the past for Baby Boomers. Interesting for others, too
It’s a strange feeling when your formative years are suddenly treated as part of History with a capital H. But it makes sens...
Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul - Clara Bingham
January 2016
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reviewed: How NOT to Plan for Retirement: Crime Boss Edition
Things go elaborately and spectacularly wrong when the Bruschetti brothers decide to retire from the crime business, and New ...
Once a Crooked Man: A Novel - David McCallum
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Agatha winner from 2001. Set in turn of the century New York, Molly Murphy has fled her native Ireland after fending off the ...
September 2015
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September 2015
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Once the Revolutionary War ended, the grammar wars began. What sort of English should the citizens of the brand new, still ex...
September 2015
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I've owned the kindle version of this book for ages, but hadn't gotten to it yet. Voila - with the audio upgrade program, for...
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The Crime at Black Dudley is the first Albert Campion mystery. It came out in 1929, and is probably best compared to Agatha ...
September 2015
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For a book that took place during WW2, specifically the siege of Leningrad, this was quite a light read. That was probably be...