Monthly Archives: October 2012

An Interview with B.A. Shapiro, author of The Art Forger

B.A. Shapiro is the author of THE ART FORGER, a literary thriller about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist that spans three centuries of forgers, art thieves, and obsessive collectors, revealing both the beauty of the artist’s vision and the ugliness the … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes Quiz

Paul Doiron here— Sherlock Holmes is back in vogue. Robert Downey, Jr., has struck gold starring in a movie series that re-imagines Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective as a Victorian version of James Bond. Meanwhile, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have … Continue reading

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The Scariest Book I Ever Read Was . . .

In honor of Halloween, one of crime writers’ favorite holidays, we’re recycling a post from the past in which we shared our own scary favorites and solicited views from some of our Sisters (and Brothers) in Crime. Just as scary … Continue reading

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Turn of Mind: A Brilliant and Disturbing Tale of Murder

James Hayman:  “My name is Dr. Jenifer White . I am sixty-four years old. I have dementia. My son , Mark, is twenty-nine. My daughter, Fiona, twenty-four. A caregiver, Magdalena, lives with me.” This is the opening paragraph of the … Continue reading

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Binders of Women? And My Family

Lea Wait, here. Last week Mitt Romney’s comment about being given “binders of women” to help fill jobs in his Massachusetts administration had me shaking my head. And people throughout the country coming up with quips. But this isn’t a political blog, so … Continue reading

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Finding the Remote (Again)

  Sarah Graves, here, thinking today about how quiet it is in the neighborhood now that most of our summer visitors have returned home. Half the houses on our street are empty, while in the other half we year-rounders are busy … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Buddha

Vicki Doudera here.  My husband Ed and I were out walking yesterday when we passed by our friends Kathy and Jack, who live in a new home overlooking Camden harbor.  We greeted them with the standard “How are you?” and … Continue reading

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