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Christine DeSmet

100 years of Poirot and… Oosterling?


FROM THE 2020 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze

by Christine DeSmet

The famous Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot, debuted in 1920 in the mystery series written by Agatha Christie. She described him as having an “egg-shaped” head. Perhaps she wrote that first book in spring or at Easter time.

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by Sandra Murphy &
Cynthia Chow

Enjoy this last big group of June Penguin mysteries, which includes fun food ones, an event planner, and crafts. We have Tempest in a Teapot by Amanda Cooper, Razing the Dead by Sheila Connolly, Murder Simply Stitched by Isabella Alan, Hot Fudge Frame-Up: A Fudge Shop Mystery by Christine DeSmet, The Diva Wraps It Up: A Domestic a Diva Mystery by Krista Davis.


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