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Murder without the Gore: Part II

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here, continuing my discussion of traditional mysteries, particularly those labeled cozies. To read part one, click here I’ve seen a lot of discussion about likeable and unlikeable characters. The sleuth, it’s said, should be likeable, as … Continue reading

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Sometime or Dorothy Cannell Considers Reform

Dorothy Cannell: This coming Thursday morning my husband and I will be setting off on a drive to Washington, D.C.; well, a little disagreement regarding the day. I claim that a 4 a.m. departure makes it Wednesday night. That’s what procrastinators … Continue reading

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Murder at Christmas

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, pondering the subject of murder at Christmas. On the surface, this sounds like a contradiction in terms. Who would ruin a merry Christmas with murder? Unfortunately, as every law enforcement officer and medical professional knows, the holidays … Continue reading

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Dorothy’s Weekend Away

Dorothy Cannell here: Arrived back home Monday evening after a fabulous long weekend at Malice Domestic 26, in Bethesda Maryland.  We have a very dear friend, Barbara, visiting us.  She usually comes out from England for a couple of weeks each … Continue reading

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Why Mystery Conferences?

Lea Wait here — and in Bethesda, Maryland, where today is the day most attendees will arrive at the Hyatt Regency for Malice Domestic, the annual mystery conference featuring “cozy,” or  “traditional” mysteries. This year more than 150 authors will be … Continue reading

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