Looking for Robert B. Parker

A Fond Farewell to the Man Who Saved P.I. Fiction By Cameron Hughes I just always assumed that detective novelist Robert B. Parker was immortal, like some kind of literary Highlander. It was actually easy to think so. Writing three books a year, he always seemed to have a new one out or on its … Continue reading Looking for Robert B. Parker

Decoding Agatha Christie

How to Spot the Killer in One of Her Novels Yes, yes, I know--for many of you, Agatha Chrisitie is the antithesis of everything private eye, and belongs on this site about as much as tofu recipes or lectures on the breeding habits of dung beetles. But let's give credit where credit is due--Christie is, … Continue reading Decoding Agatha Christie