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A Great Sidekick

IN THE April 5 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
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by Terry Ambrose


In the world of mysteries, the sidekick may serve any number of roles. From Dr. Watson narrating the Sherlock Holmes stories to Robert B. Parker’s Hawk doing dirty work in the Spenser series, sidekicks come in all forms, shapes, and sizes. Everyone has their favorite and numerous polls have tried to determine who readers consider the best crime-fiction sidekick.

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Sidekicks

IN THE October 6 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
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by Shelley Freydont



Fictional sleuths must have their sidekicks, whether it’s a best friend or boyfriend, a mother in law or pet. Sherlock Holmes has Dr. Watson, Stephanie Plum has her hamster, Rex, even Miss Marple has her knitting.

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