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The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

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11 April 2019 • Martinis, Reviews

Is it the greatest spy thriller ever written? The Spy Who Came in From the Cold certainly ranks highly on best crime/mystery lists and is considered a quintessential Cold War era spy novel. In it, British agent Alec Leamas becomes part of a careful laid plan. One that even he may not be fully apprised… Read More ›

News »

CNY Literary Festival

The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is hosting its 1st CNY Literary Festival on Friday, November 30 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm, featuring more than 30 local authors from the Central New York area. The event is for all ages with authors of fiction, narrative nonfiction, and children’s books. Join me for a celebration of… Read More ›

Mystery »

Aaron Elkins’ Old Bones

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An ingenious murder kicks off this award-winning Gideon Oliver mystery. The story opens with a man exploring the tidal pools of Mont St. Michel Bay, but who appears lost in thought. “For many minutes he remained so, unmoving, lost in reflection, and then he tensed suddenly.” He hears the tide rushing in. “The tide! How… Read More ›

Martinis »

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

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Is it the greatest spy thriller ever written? The Spy Who Came in From the Cold certainly ranks highly on best crime/mystery lists and is considered a quintessential Cold War era spy novel. In it, British agent Alec Leamas becomes part of a careful laid plan. One that even he may not be fully apprised… Read More ›

Fantasy »

By Its Cover: Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge

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A woman holds up a glowing martini glass in front of a green-lit bar. The mix of light and shadow draw the eye, but it’s the subject matter that piques interest: a novel of magic and mixology. Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge is, according to the book blurb, an urban fantasy that “blends alcohol… Read More ›

Stories »

Just One More Day

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I suppose it’s impertinent to post photos (and stories) about one’s pets, expecting anonymous others to care as much as the pet’s owner, or thinking they’ll be moved by what they see or read. But pet lovers understand, and there is a catharsis in sharing. So here’s my tale. My little Pekingese Ming-Lee passed away… Read More ›

Writing »

Writing Challenge 66

Begin the new year with a renewed commitment to writing! Reserve some time to write each day. Perhaps that’s what action will happen in the photo below? A small round table set for two sits in a corner of a darkened restaurant, bar, or lounge. Especially reserved, but for who? Surely it’s not for a… Read More ›

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