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Friday Cocktail

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24 October 2014 • Martinis

Try a little old time magic with a Black Magic cocktail! Halloween’s approach may just put in the mood for this classic cocktail, appearing in the 1964 edition of the Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender’s Cocktail.  I like to think it may date back to the time of the 1942 song, “That Old Black… Read More ›

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Open Road Media & Mystery eBooks

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The most depressing thing about managing a book collection is weeding.  It might seems like an easy decision to get rid of a book you’ve read, but invariably, doesn’t it always seem like you want or need to refer back to that book only to find out you don’t have it anymore? Many bibliophiles, like… Read More ›

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The Bone Collector

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“Everybody’s nightmare … you get into a cab and turns out there’s a psycho behind the wheel.” That’s how The Bone Collector begins.  A man and woman fly into JFK.  Weary from their travels, they get in a yellow cab.  Their intention was to share the ride home to their respective addresses.  Instead, they’ll share a… Read More ›

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Friday Cocktail

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Try a little old time magic with a Black Magic cocktail! Halloween’s approach may just put in the mood for this classic cocktail, appearing in the 1964 edition of the Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender’s Cocktail.  I like to think it may date back to the time of the 1942 song, “That Old Black… Read More ›

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Meet Edith Baxter

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“At first glance, Edith Baxter seemed a tiny, fragile septuagenarian with slightly stooped shoulders.  Wrinkles lined her pink complexion, and wisps of white dominated the auburn strands of her hair like clouds on a sunny day.  However, these signs of age could not mask the vitality in her sky‑blue eyes.” Edith Baxter, née Pontmercy, married… Read More ›

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Discord’s Apple

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Evie Walker’s father has long held a secret that she is aware of, but doesn’t understand.  In the storeroom beneath her family home in a small Colorado town, a myriad of objects lay waiting to be claimed or kept from falling into the wrong hands.  Glass slippers, a golden fleece, Excalibur… Now Evie’s father is… Read More ›

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Writing Challenge 35

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The first of two writing challenges this month takes you to a creepy spot … a gallows, perhaps? Each month, The Poisoned Martini presents a photo to spark your creativity.  Such images, because of their visual nature, vividly speak to writers and spark ideas for writing.  View the image below and write a scene, a… Read More ›

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