A Year of Cozy Crime

My crime fiction pick of the year. Cleverly plotted novels with sparkling wit that have livened up my drab pandemic year. #1 Dial A for Aunties Undoubtedly the book of the year for me. This one was a laugh-riot with shades of Weekend at Bernie’s. A woman accidentally kills the man her overbearing mother andContinue reading “A Year of Cozy Crime”

Delicious Death

I have often wondered why murder mysteries are referred to as delicious. I have used the term myself on several occasions but death isn’t very savoury, is it? Or sweet for that matter. So why does fictional crime get our literary tastebuds tingling? As far as I know, Agatha Christie, the Grand Dame of murderContinue reading “Delicious Death”

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