Tag Archives: Charlotte MacLeod

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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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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The Comfort Factor

Kaitlyn Dunnett here. This was going to be a post about Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958), one of the earliest and most successful American women mystery writers. When I realized she qualified as a Maine writer, I hunted up a copy … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Maine Mystery Writer Charlotte MacLeod

In the past year a wonderful thing has happened. All four of Charlotte MacLeod’s mystery series have been issued as ebooks. Why do I think that’s such a big deal? Because until the ebooks came out, readers were left squinting … Continue reading

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Good Company

I’m just back from Malice Domestic with some major news to announce, but first let me share the list of those who have been guests of honor at this annual mystery fan convention over the last twenty-five years, from 1989 right … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past 1988

I was going through some old files the other day, trying to weed a bit (hopeless task!) and came across a copy of a letter I wrote to my mother nearly twenty-five years ago, in May of 1988. It’s ten … Continue reading

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The Books I want to be given, the ones that I will give

Kate Flora here, leading off a group post about giving, and getting, books for the holidays. When I was   growing up on the farm in Union, one of the most special events of the season was getting the Brentano’s catalogue. … Continue reading

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