January 26, 2019

Day 22: January 20, 2019

FONTAINE HOUSE by Terrie Farley Moran

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine August 2012

Mystery – 10 Pages

There’s been a murder over a risqué piece of history surrounding the absurdly wealthy Bellefontaine family. This story was obvious from beginning to...

January 19, 2019

Day 15: January 13, 2019

GUNPOWDER ALLEY by Bill Pronzini

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine August 2012

Crime – 25 Pages

At the opening of this one, I expected to dislike it. There’s a private detective, a patrol cop, and a gunshot in the night. I would say better than half th...

January 13, 2019

Day 8: January 6, 2019

THE LONG SHADOW by Peter Turnbull

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine August 2012

Crime – 9 Pages

The premise of this story was intriguing: a man sees a stolen figurine in a shop window that he knows to be from robbery that ended in a double murder. After...

January 5, 2019

Here I'll try to be honest and forthright about what I think of the stories I read before I start my workday, but it's not really much of a review, just my thoughts and what I liked or disliked, sometimes I'll explain myself, sometimes not. Also, these are only the mor...

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