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By Its Cover: Wait For Signs

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16 April 2015 • Martinis, Reviews

An owl perched in front of a full moon was the very first thing that caught my eye.  Then I say the author’s name: Craig Johnson, and that this was part of the Longmire series. From the inside jacket description: “Sheriff Walt Lonmire, first knocked readers dead in the Hillerman award-winning short story “Old Indian… Read More ›

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Blog Week VI (March 8 – 14)

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It’s been a long while, but it’s time for the return of Blog Week! Now you might be asking: what’s Blog Week?  Think of it like TV’s sweeps, the time of year when you really want to tune into watch.  All week long, there will be something new to see, read, or experience here at… Read More ›

Mystery »

Chapter by Chapter: The Mystery of Edwin Drood VI

(0) It may not just be her fellow classmates at the Nuns' House saying goodbye.

Chapters Twelve and Thirteen bring us an evening with Durdles and a meeting with Rosa Bud. “When Mr. Sapsea has nothing better to do … He likes to pass the churchyard with a swelling air of proprietorship, and to encourage in his breast a sort of benignant-landlord feeling, in that he has been bountiful towards… Read More ›

Stories »

Deleted Scenes

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You’ve seen them.  Check out a DVD (or Blu-ray) film or TV series and more likely than not, there’s a deleted scene(s), commentaries by the director or cast, behind-the-scenes featurette(s) and more.  Why aren’t there such extra features in books? After writers pen their novel (or short story), revisions and edits may more often than… Read More ›

Martinis »

By Its Cover: Wait For Signs

(0) Wait For Signs

An owl perched in front of a full moon was the very first thing that caught my eye.  Then I say the author’s name: Craig Johnson, and that this was part of the Longmire series. From the inside jacket description: “Sheriff Walt Lonmire, first knocked readers dead in the Hillerman award-winning short story “Old Indian… Read More ›

Fantasy »

Live Read: That Thing at the Zoo

(0) That Thing at the Zoo

Today, The Poisoned Martini is reading James R. Tuck’s novella, That Thing at the Zoo. Monster slayer Deacon Chalk faces an unknown assailant or “whatever is leaving the Atlanta Zoo’s most dangerous predators bloodless, skinned, and hanging high in treetops.”  Now with the zoo in lockdown, Deacon and a handful of zoo staffers must survive… Read More ›

Writing »

Hosting a Murder Mystery III

(0) A woman's scarf, an antique pistol, and a statement...

Revisiting and refining themes. Have you ever hosted a murder mystery party?  It can be a lot of fun.  The idea of hosting one certainly appealed to me, having participated in a few over the years.  As a mystery writer, I particularly liked the idea of crafting an original mystery rather than using an out-of-the-box… Read More ›

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