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16 Famous Sleuths

Discover new authors (or revisit old favorites) with The Poisoned Martini ‘s Recommended Reads.  Perhaps these suggested titles will expand your reading list. *** Real People, Fictional Sleuths! Several authors have given new life to renowned individuals—many of them authors in their own right—by chronicling their fictional exploits as amateur sleuths. Think of it as… Read More ›

18 Suspense Thrillers for Summer

Spy thrillers, psychological thrillers, legal thrillers … consider reading some classic and current examples of the genre.  These selections often appear on “best of” lists; so if you haven’t read them, now is the time.  Summer is, after all, a great opportunity to relax and read those books sitting in our “to be read” pile… Read More ›

18 Scandinavian Crime Novels

Recommended Reads: Scandinavian Crime The success of the Steig Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy shined a light on Scandinavian crime. Translations of existing titles and newly imported authors rose in popularity and continue to be read by American audiences today. Here are 18 of the most notable Scandinavian authors who’ve made an… Read More ›

12 Murder Mysteries for Christmas

Recommended Reads: 12 Murders for the Holidays In the mood for a little murder this holiday season?  Stories set around the Christmas holiday season have a tendency to be lighthearted affairs with an “all’s well that ends well” conclusion.  Many cozy authors churn out at least one Christmas story, and the season certainly lends itself to… Read More ›

10 Classic Mysteries to Read This Summer

Recommended Reads: 10 Classic Mysteries Summer is a great opportunity to relax and read those books sitting in our “to be read” pile.  If you’re a mystery fan like me, consider reading some classic examples of the genre.  These selections often appear on “best of” lists; so if you haven’t read them, now is the… Read More ›

15 Irish Mysteries

Recommended Reads: Irish Mysteries! If St. Patrick’s Day has you in the mood for something a wee bit Irish, pick up a mystery set in Ireland, featuring Irish characters, or by an Irish author.  Discover new authors (or revisit old favorites) with The Poisoned Martini ‘s Recommended Reads.  Perhaps these suggested titles will expand your reading… Read More ›

Recommended Reads

Discover new authors (or revisit old favorites) with The Poisoned Martini ‘s Recommended Reads.  Perhaps these suggested titles will expand your reading list. *** Culinary Mysteries! Thinking about food this holiday season?  There are numerous culinary mysteries to whet your appetite.  These sweet tales serve up coffee, cheese, desserts and more along with a body or… Read More ›

18 Reads for Halloween

Recommended Reads: 18 Reads for Halloween Discover new authors (or revisit old favorites) with The Poisoned Martini ‘s Recommended Reads.  Perhaps these suggested titles will expand your reading list. *** With Halloween approaching, now is the perfect time to settle in with a gothic or terror-inducing read.  These chilling stories may make you think twice about… Read More ›

Recommended Reads

Discover new authors (or revisit old favorites) with The Poisoned Martini ‘s Recommended Reads.  Perhaps these suggested titles will expand your reading list. *** Paranormal Mysteries! With Halloween approaching, now is the perfect time to try one of the growing number of supernatural-tinged mysteries.  Such genre defying stories are often hard to categorize as they tend to… Read More ›

Recommended Reads

Discover new authors (or revisit old favorites) with The Poisoned Martini ‘s Recommended Reads.  Perhaps these suggested titles will expand your reading list. *** Academic Mysteries! Murder mysteries are an exercise in using our little grey cells to solve the crime.  What better setting for a devious crime than an academic one?  The approaching fall season… Read More ›

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