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Sam Spade and Me

The other day, while out at our camp in Lincolnville, I pulled an old hardcover mystery anthology from 1959 off the shelf, flipped to the first entry, and started reading. The selection was The Maltese Falcon, written in 1930 by … Continue reading

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A Detective by Any Other Name …

Gerry Boyle here, taking a break from looking over lists of names. Names in the phone book.  Names on the spines of the books on my shelves. Names in the index of the homicide-investigation manual on my desk. Names on baby … Continue reading

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