Thomas King’s A Matter of Malice (2019) #ReadIndigenous

2019-05-19T17:35:06-05:00

Beginning June 1, through June 21, I’ll be sharing a recommended read by an indigenous author each day on Twitter. Today, here, a bonus to celebrate: thoughts on the latest Thomas King mystery set in Chinook. On June 1st, June 7th and June 21st, check back for more recent

Thomas King’s A Matter of Malice (2019) #ReadIndigenous2019-05-19T17:35:06-05:00

Margaret Millar’s How Like an Angel (1962)

2020-08-19T08:28:08-05:00

Exploring in the back country of Santa Barbara County California, Margaret Millar discovered a group of abandoned buildings on top of a ridge of the Santa Ynez mountains. The view was incredible: the Pacific Ocean, the Santa Ynez valley, Lake Cachuma, and the San Rafael mountains, along with a main

Margaret Millar’s How Like an Angel (1962)2020-08-19T08:28:08-05:00

Margaret Millar’s Wives and Lovers (1954; 2016)

2017-07-24T15:00:28-05:00

Readers familiar with Margaret Millar's suspense novels, will immediately recognize her style and language in Wives and Lovers. (Just yesterday I discussed Vanish in an Instant, another volume in the Syndicate reprint series.) "It was a shoebox of a room, with the ceiling pressed down on it like a lid, and

Margaret Millar’s Wives and Lovers (1954; 2016)2017-07-24T15:00:28-05:00

Margaret Millar’s Vanish in an Instant (1952; 2016)

2017-07-24T15:00:38-05:00

Margaret Millar's mysteries are being brought back into print by Soho Syndicate. The Master at Her Zenith volume is comprised of five of her well-known books, including the Edgar-winning Beast in View. Throughout, her interest in psychology is evident. Both she and her characters are fascinated by detail. And the

Margaret Millar’s Vanish in an Instant (1952; 2016)2017-07-24T15:00:38-05:00

Steven Price’s By Gaslight (2016)

2016-11-17T16:56:43-05:00

Steven Price began as a poet, so the hype surrounding his new novel, By Gaslight, must have been disconcerting. But that's appropriate, because it is intended to be a disconcerting story. McClelland & Stewart - PRH, 2016 The majority of readers probably won't be interested in either the rumours surrounding

Steven Price’s By Gaslight (2016)2016-11-17T16:56:43-05:00
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