Be Part of a Mystery! See YOUR NAME in print!
Les Roberts, local author of the Milan Jacovich series, will use YOUR NAME in his next book!* Raffle tickets are on sale in Portables Gift Shop - $5 each.
Hooray for Hollywood
No need for mystery readers to miss out on the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. There are several series and titles set in Tinseltown.
Here are some of the WPPL mysteries with a flavor of Hollywood movies and television.
Beginnings and Endings
The close of 2008 allows us to take another look at some of the news that caught the attention of mystery readers in the last year.
Among the notable authors who passed away in 2008 were these mystery writers:
Did You Know ...?
While browsing some mystery authors' websites, I discovered some interesting facts about the writers. Here are just a few things I learned.
- Alexander McCall Smith (#1 Ladies Detective Agency series) was a Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh and served on national and international bioethics panels.
More 2008 mystery awards have been handed out for books written in 2007 and there are two novels which have nearly swept the various awards.
Though we may not be ready, many holiday-related mysteries will soon be appearing in our new book section. Here is a sampling:
A Christmas Grace - by Anne Perry - Now a holiday tradition, this sixth Christmas mystery, featuring Perry's popular Victorian sleuth Thomas Pitt, tells the chilling story of a storm-wracked coastal village that hides a terrible secret.