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Welcome to the group Andrea......I am new as well so I don't feel so newbie alone now LOL....and I agree with her Becke that your little notes are very cute and a great way to start off the day......:smileytongue:


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New York Times Best Selling Romantic Suspense Author is visiting with us RIGHT NOW! Stop over and say hi!

 

http://bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com/t5/Mystery/Please-Welcome-Author-CHERRY-ADAIR/m-p/853718#M33801

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Mystery Scene Magazine www.mysteryscenemag.com

 

Hi everyone, 

If the winter weather has gotten you down, our guest for "Writers on Reading" this month, Barbara D'Amato, has a suggestion: Joseph Wambaugh's The Choirboys.

And if a healthy dose of Joseph Wambaugh's outrageous black comedy doesn't cure the winter doldrums, there's a lot more going on in February:Edgar Awards buzz (read our MS reviews of all Best Novel nominees); tales of true love on the mystery convention circuit in honor of Valentine's Day; and some of our favorite Mardi Gras reads . 

Oh, and how could we forget? The #118 Winter Issue of Mystery Scene, featuring Robert Crais, author of the Elvis Cole series, is just on the horizon for late February. The forthcoming issue also includes a chat with Jill Paton Walsh about her latest continuation of Dorothy L. Sayer's Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, a look at TV's most intriguing PI, Kalinda Sharma on The Good Wife (CBS), a selection of crime films featuring journalists, and a look at Steven Hockensmith's Holmes on the Range adventures, andLawrence Block remembers his friendship with Evan Hunter (aka Ed McBain). 

Sincerely,
Kate Stine
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Author Nancy Martin discusses "Who wrote the first detective novel" here: 

 

http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=132760328&m=132760301

 

 

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Hi.  My name is Terry and I am new to B&N Community.  I am a Virginia native, but retired in Arizona.  The scenery is breathtaking.  I tend to enjoy romance mysteries the most.  This past year, at the recommendation of a friend, I have been following author Jill Shure.  I tend to get hooked on an author and get pretty ansy for their sequels to come out.  I look forward to sharing with everyone on the Mystery Forum.

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Arizona2008 wrote:

Hi.  My name is Terry and I am new to B&N Community.  I am a Virginia native, but retired in Arizona.  The scenery is breathtaking.  I tend to enjoy romance mysteries the most.  This past year, at the recommendation of a friend, I have been following author Jill Shure.  I tend to get hooked on an author and get pretty ansy for their sequels to come out.  I look forward to sharing with everyone on the Mystery Forum.


 

Hi Terry - Nice to meet you! I hope you'll have fun hanging out with us!

 

 

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This weekend, Janet Rudolph has posted a list, compiled by Ruth Greiner, of Sweetheart Sleuths.

Here's a few of the authors and their sweetheart-mystery-solving couples from the list:

 

(Author's last names are listed first, in alphabetical order, then the sleuth names follow the author's)

 

Alexander, Tasha-- Lady Emily and Colin Hargreaves

 

Charles, Kate-- Lucy Kingsley and David Middleton-Brown

 

Christie, Agatha--Tommy and Tuppence Beresford

 

Crombie, Deborah--Duncan Kincaid and Gemma Jones

 

Greenwood, Kerry--Corinna Chapman and Daniel Cohen

 

Hammett, Dashiell-- Nick and Nora Charles

 

Hart, Carolyn--Max and Annie Darling

 

King, Laurie R.--Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

 

Marsh, Ngaio--Roderick Alleyn and Agatha Troy

 

Paige, Robin-- Charles and Katherine Sheridan

 

Peters, Elizabeth--Amelia Peabody and Radcliffe Emerson, Ramses and Nefret, Vicky Bliss and John Smythe

 

Raybourn, Deanna--Nicholas Brisbane and Lady Julia Grey

 

Sayers, Dorothy L.-- Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane

 

For the complete list, check out the link here:http://www.mysteryreadersinc.blogspot.com/

 

 

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What a fabulous list! Thanks for sharing this!

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Thank you!! Happy Valentine's Day to everyone!

Andreea
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Fricka wrote:

This weekend, Janet Rudolph has posted a list, compiled by Ruth Greiner, of Sweetheart Sleuths.

Here's a few of the authors and their sweetheart-mystery-solving couples from the list:

 

(Author's last names are listed first, in alphabetical order, then the sleuth names follow the author's)

 

Alexander, Tasha-- Lady Emily and Colin Hargreaves

 

Charles, Kate-- Lucy Kingsley and David Middleton-Brown

 

Christie, Agatha--Tommy and Tuppence Beresford

 

Crombie, Deborah--Duncan Kincaid and Gemma Jones

 

Greenwood, Kerry--Corinna Chapman and Daniel Cohen

 

Hammett, Dashiell-- Nick and Nora Charles

 

Hart, Carolyn--Max and Annie Darling

 

King, Laurie R.--Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

 

Marsh, Ngaio--Roderick Alleyn and Agatha Troy

 

Paige, Robin-- Charles and Katherine Sheridan

 

Peters, Elizabeth--Amelia Peabody and Radcliffe Emerson, Ramses and Nefret, Vicky Bliss and John Smythe

 

Raybourn, Deanna--Nicholas Brisbane and Lady Julia Grey

 

Sayers, Dorothy L.-- Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane

 

For the complete list, check out the link here:http://www.mysteryreadersinc.blogspot.com/

 

 


Cool!  A lot of my favorites on that list!  And although I would have listed Amelia and Emerson, I don't think I would have thought of including Nefret and Ramses, but that makes sense, too!  Will we get yet a third generation of mystery-solving Emersons?!

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Thanks, becke! Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!
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Hey Terry....this is an awesome group...glad to have you join us...
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Hey Terry....this is an awesome group...glad to have you join us...

 

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TGIF, everyone!

 

Today, Mystery Fanfare has a listing of the 2010 Agatha Award Nominees.

Here's a partial listing:

 

Best Novel:

 

Stark Raving Mad by Donna Andrews

Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

Drive Time by Hank Phillipi Ryan

 

Best New Novel:

The Long Quiche Goodbye by Avery Aames

 

The complete list of nominees can be found at this link:

http://www.mysteryreadersinc.blogspot.com/

 

I wanted to comment that if it weren't for this forum, I wouldn't have heard of most of these authors and I certainly wouldn't have read their books. Thanks to everyone who wrote about the books you liked by these authors. I have now read all of Louise Penny's books, and have read books by both Donna Andrews and Hank Phillipi Ryan..becke, thanks for highlighting Avery Aames here, as after we had a chance to meet Avery on this forum, I got to meet her in person  at a book signing and got her book. I think that this list of nominees shows that here on this forum, we are discussing very talented, quality writers.

 

Congratulations to all the nominees!

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