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Book by Edgar Wallace

The Four Just Men

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19 July 2016 • Mystery, Reviews

A most unusual crime novel begins at the Cafe of the Nations on the High Street of Cadiz, where four men sat about one table and talked business. “Leon Gonsalez was one, Poiccart was another, George Manfred was a notable third, and one, Thery, or Saimont, was the fourth.” Of these the narrator notes that Thery… Read More ›

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Second Book Launch

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Today, I get to officially say, “I’m not a one book wonder!” It’s always been a life-long dream to be a published author, and now that becomes doubly true. Published through Soul Mate Publishing and now available as an ebook on Amazon.com, Death at Danforth House is set in Syracuse, New York, and is the… Read More ›

Mystery »

The Four Just Men

(0) Book by Edgar Wallace

A most unusual crime novel begins at the Cafe of the Nations on the High Street of Cadiz, where four men sat about one table and talked business. “Leon Gonsalez was one, Poiccart was another, George Manfred was a notable third, and one, Thery, or Saimont, was the fourth.” Of these the narrator notes that Thery… Read More ›

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Friday Cocktail

(0) Thunderclap cocktail

Summer often brings thunderstorms, so why not try a Thunderclap for a Friday cocktail? This cocktail dates back at least as far as the early 1960s, appearing in the 1964 edition of Old Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender’s Guide. The guide doesn’t specify what type of whiskey. And while most recipes call for blended whiskey,… Read More ›

Fantasy »

Circus of Blood

(0) Circus of Blood

“If my heart wasn’t armor-plated with scar tissue, it would have broken for the girl who was hooked up to IVs and fighting for her life.” What an opening. We learn that someone tried to beat this girl to death, but then… “If she hadn’t been a Were-bat, then this would’ve been an autopsy.” The scene… Read More ›

Stories »

Just One More Day

(4) The earliest picture of Ming as a pup.

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 55

(0) The Folly

“Folly? What is that—a masquerade?” “No, it’s architectural. One of those little sort of temple things, white, with columns.”      —a snippet of conversation between Hercule Poirot and Ariadne Oliver from Agatha Christie’s Dead Man’s Folly Such a structure, as mentioned above, graces this month’s writing challenge. Such architectural spaces, designs, and structures serve as… Read More ›

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