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Murder in the corn
What really happened to the wife of a crop scientist in the Iowa cornfields?
The sex symbol who couldn’t see himself
I’m guessing you already know who Paul Newman is (if you don’t, please comment and tell me!) so I won’t waste words on an introduction other than to say he is considered one of the greatest movie stars of the past century, starring in a slew of iconic films. He was also renowned for aContinue reading “The sex symbol who couldn’t see himself”
Obsession and mystery in ‘My Cousin Rachel’
Oh, what a tangled web we weave when we get involved with our dead cousin’s widow.
Eerie stories in your ear
A haunted house on an island off the coast of Cornwall challenges a group of psychical researchers to solve a ghostly mystery.
The mystery of the one-book detective
Dol Bonner got to star in only one of Rex Stout’s mysteries, which is a shame.
Longmire in limbo
When Sheriff Walt Longmire is injured in pursuit of a suspect, he finds himself hovering in an ambiguous spiritual limbo where the past lives on.
What we do in the dark and preach in the sunlight
In journalist Kelsey McKInney’s debut novel, Caroline and Abigail struggle to reconcile their pastor father’s actions with the gospel he preaches.
The darker side of educating young wizards
Young wizards have to team up to survive their Deadly Education in a monster-filled boarding school.
The return of women to country music
A new crop of women songwriters and musicians are reclaiming their place in the country music space — sexism be damned.