I have great hopes for this idea ...
Author: Joanna Baker
Joanna's first murder mystery novel was reviewed as "outstanding' in The Age, Melbourne. Her current book, The Slipping Place, is a multi-layered page-turning murder mystery, set in Hobart, available in all Australian bookshops and online. Learn more at joannabakerauthor.com. "I'm a sixth-generation Tasmanian, deeply attached to the place. I'm also deeply attached to murder mysteries of all kinds."
The Unputdownable and the Unpickupable
“If a narrative is going to be as clumsy as that, can’t it have some guns?”
THE MR JONES MOMENT
Something is happening here but you don’t know what it is.
Detective Fiction. Murder Mysteries.
To some extent the terms are interchangeable. But what are the connotations?
You Are Not Alone
The world is saturated with murder mysteries.
Strychnine and the Wild Surmise
Upstairs, in a fine old house, Mrs Inglethorp dies of strychnine poisoning ...
There are many reasons we might pick up a detective novel. One is obvious and very simple: We know we enjoyed the last one.
The Cleverest Christie: The Reversal
Readers believe we are solving one particular mystery, when all along something else entirely has been going on.
A Thought to Live By
From The School of Life
MURDER MYSTERIES AND PHILOSOPHY
Murder mysteries can be about death and the profound mystery of life itself.