How is your grandmother’s roast like a period inside a quote mark? Somewhere along my path as a kid I heard the following story. Many of you probably have also. A youngster is watching his mother prepare the dinner roast. She cuts a chunk off of each end of the roast, sets it in the […]
With 7 novels under his belt, Rick Polad is quickly becoming one of the mystery genre’s rising stars. His series of mystery novels leads readers through an entangled web of murder, greed, and intrigue.
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A Drug Affair, the seventh Spencer Manning mystery, is done and will be out mid February. It was a challenge, with more plot roadblocks than I am used to. Here’s a preview: Stosh and I chatted over the rest of the pizza and finished our beer. By the time we were done we had come […]
In my last blog I followed the mystery novel from its inception up to the late 1800s. Sherlock Holmes and his powers of deduction had arrived with stories laced with clues and red herrings. While I love Sherlock and have reread Doyle’s stories many times, the writers that my father read to me and who […]