Monthly Archives: April 2019

Betting on a killer

Bob Moyer is flushed with pleasure after reading this novel, and he hopes you’ll go straight out to get a copy. More poker puns welcomed. Reviewed by Robert P. Moyer BLUFF. By Jane Stanton Hitchcock. Poisoned Pen Press. 264 pages. … Continue reading

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Sons and mothers and Jackie O.

Reviewed by Linda C. Brinson THE EDITOR. By Steven Rowley. Penguin Audio. Read by Michael Lee. 10 ½ hours. 9 CDs. $40. Also available in print from G. P. Putnam’s Sons. What an original and wonderful idea for a book: … Continue reading

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Cat and criminal

Reviewed by Linda C. Brinson CAT CHASE THE MOON. By Shirley Rousseau Murphy. William Morrow. 288 pages. $24.99. Those who love both cats and mystery novels know there is a whole genre of mysteries involving cat sleuths. Years ago I … Continue reading

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Escaping the trap

“Not a mystery” was the subject line on the email in which Bob Moyer sent me this review. He knows that I know that most of his reviews are of mysteries, especially detective stories. But I also know that Bob … Continue reading

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