Tag Archives: Mary Stewart

Food for Thought

Dorothy Cannell: A couple of months ago I wrote about going through my bookcases looking for books I’d saved years ago with the thought I might one day reread them.  Mostly these were romantic suspense or gothics.  I lined them up … Continue reading

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The Joys and Pitfalls of Rereading Old Favorites

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today musing about rereading books. With so many new titles coming out every year, it’s always possible to find something new to read. Even if I limit myself to new books by authors I’ve read … Continue reading

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The Comforting World of Crime

Kate Flora, here, and yes, I really did mean that crime can be comforting. Let me begin with a story. Several years ago…fifteen, to be more precise…we suffered a terrible national tragedy on a day in September when terrorists flew … Continue reading

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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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FIRST MYSTERY NOVELS

Susan Vaughan here. Some friends and I were sharing what were the first novels for adults that really hooked us. For me, it was mysteries. Every Saturday as far back as I can recall, I went to the local library … Continue reading

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An Ode to Libraries

This week, Maine Crime Writers are celebrating National Library Week with a series of posts for our Maine librarians. Today, we lead off with an author who has deep Maine connections and a deep love for libraries–Katherine Hall Page Henry … Continue reading

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