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Romance in Mysteries, Yes or No?

Happy Valentine’s Day! We thought this would be the perfect time for a discussion of the place of romance in our mysteries, and we welcome your thoughts on the subject. Kate Flora: I have to start by admitting that my … Continue reading

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True Love Endures

By Brenda Buchanan By the luck of the draw my February post falls three days after Valentine’s Day, but I’ll tell you a love story anyway. Seventy-four years ago, these crazy kids eloped. On the left are my folks, William … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

Lea Wait, here, trying to think of something to write about today. Bartlett’s Quotations lists no memorable words under the heading “Valentine’s Day.” I know, because I just checked. And, after all, this is a day to post something sentimental … Continue reading

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And Sixty Years later, Love came knocking . . .

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we share the following story of our sister mystery writer, Cynthia Riggs. This was written by Remy Tumin. It was first published in the Vineyard Gazette Oct. 26 2012. Copyright Vineyard Gazette, all rights reserved. … Continue reading

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A Crime Writer Looks at Love

Vicki here on Valentine’s Day, letting myself count some of the ways that love and crime connect. Let’s start with crimes of passion. I have to confess a certain fascination with murders committed in jealous fits of rage or heartbreak. Maybe it’s because … Continue reading

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