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The Socioeconomics of the Private Detective

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The Socioeconomics of the Private Detective

Writing fiction is a lot like playing chess: very few people actually understand how it’s done, and most seem to think it involves randomly moving...
8 Female Sleuths to Add to Your Favorite Mystery Reader’s Stocking

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8 Female Sleuths to Add to Your Favorite Mystery Reader’s Stocking

There’s a slew of excellent mystery novels out this season featuring some of our favorite female detectives, from the whip-smart Agent O’Hare...
5 Oddball Detective Books That Are Made of Awesome

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5 Oddball Detective Books That Are Made of Awesome

If you’ve been conscious at any time in the last century or so, you’re familiar with private detective tropes: the hardboiled operator who’s as quick...
Keep Cool With 5 New Detective-Fiction Classics

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Keep Cool With 5 New Detective-Fiction Classics

Nobody stays cooler than an old-fashioned detective, even when he’s sweating through his suit. As we head into the hottest days of summer, I suggest...

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J.K. Rowling’s The Silkworm Is a Masterfully Plotted Puzzler

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J.K. Rowling’s The Silkworm Is a Masterfully Plotted Puzzler

In The Cuckoo’s Calling, J.K. Rowling (as Robert Galbraith) thrust her hard-luck, hard-nosed detective Cormoran Strike into the rarefied air of the...
5 Reasons You Should Preorder Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm Today

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5 Reasons You Should Preorder Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm Today

Everyone knows the story of the quiet critical success of Robert Galbraith’s debut, The Cuckoo’s Calling, which garnered great reviews and...
5 Books to Get You Through the Wait for the Veronica Mars Movie

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5 Books to Get You Through the Wait for the Veronica Mars Movie

Hey there, Marshmallows! Are you counting down the days to the Veronica Mars movie like I am? Of course you are. We’ve been waiting for this day...

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