The Murder of Roger Ackroyd By Agatha Christie

by Lorie Lewis Ham

I have been an Agatha Christie fan since I was a teenager, but until recently had never read one of her most famous books, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. When I was asked to review a new release of the book I thought it would be a good push to finally read it. I must say though, it feels a bit odd to be reviewing something by the Queen of Crime, and a book that has been voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the Best Crime Novel of all Time.

19 CRIMINALS By Larissa Reinhart: Review/Giveaway/Guest Post

by Cynthia Chow
& Larissa Reinhart

Maizie Albright may no longer be the teen actress star of Julia Pinkerton Teen Detective, nor a celebrity who spiraled her way into a scandal, but her acting skills still come in handy. A private investigator working as a honey trap for Albright Security Solutions (the acronym is regrettable but often appropriate), Maizie is testing out her client’s fears that her husband is a cheater.

Where Does a Book Idea Come From?

by Peg Herring

When people ask where I get the plot for a new book, I generally say, quite honestly, that I don’t know. As far as I can tell, stand-alones like Aunt Marge come out of the air. Series books are different, because as I write an entry, e.g., Raining Cats and Cats, the second of my (Maggie Pill’s) current cozy mystery series, additional stories are suggested by events or character traits.