Entries Below Are About The Topic Of Mysteries

Masteries of Mystery: Stage Fright

Thereby hangs a tale… As played by actress Jane Wyman, Eve Gill has all the pluck and derring-do of Nancy Drew.  Nothing is impossible for her, no clue, scenario, no stone unturned; she’s a born sleuth.  That she aspires to be … Continue reading

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Masteries of Mystery: Victorian Spice Girls: Deanna Raybourn and Tasha Alexander

Thereby hangs a tale… Compelling narrative voice, believable setting, each is essential in mystery writing.  Voice forms the contact point of the story.  Setting provides the surround sound. For setting there’s nothing quite like a Victorian ambiance, particularly that of London with its … Continue reading

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Masteries of Mystery: Dick Francis

Thereby hangs a tale… I’ve a confession.  I’ve never been to a racetrack.  Never placed bet.  Haven’t witnessed a horse race live, other than televised.  Yet I feel like I know this world. Reading National Velvet in girlhood does not … Continue reading

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