Oops! Thoughts, discussion questions, epiphanies and interesting links about authors and their work. Startling connections and discoveries emerge connecting all three cases. I had picked this up once at the bookstore since I was on a major Sherlock Holmes/Crime Fiction binge and I wholeheartedly enjoyed the whole thing. The first book is A Beautiful Blue Death. Chandler’s first hard-boiled detective novel, it opens with, "I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn’t care who knew it. It’s well worth the wait, though. [–]Sir_Dude[The Game Players of Titan] 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). He gets a job with the law firm Bending, Lambert, and Locke that offers him money and power. Important There are memories of a love affair between a white boy and a Japanese girl who later becomes Kabuo’s wife. In a nutshell, a drifter stumbles into a job, an erotic obsession, and into murder. Sam Spade takes a job for Miss Wonderley to find her sister who has eloped but finds himself embroiled in a hunt for the jewel-encrusted Maltese Falcon. Can’t think of any more at the moment. And I mean that in the best possible way. Simple parenthesis or commas would do the trick. He's an easy read, the plot moves right along, and the characters are interesting. Mystery Novels. Reporter John Schuyler Moore and his friend Dr. Laszlo Kreisler, an alienist (psychologist), set out to create a psychological profile of the murderer of a young boy who has been horribly mutilated. American: [–]TheHellion 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (2 children). [–]Charlie24601Fantasy 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), [–]inmyotherpants79Mystery 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children). Top 20 Must-read Classic Mystery Novels You’ll Regret Missing. Goodwin is a man about town, intelligent, and incredibly sarcastic, unafraid to annoy Wolfe whenever he feels it necessary. [–]Indigoes 2 points3 points4 points 7 years ago (0 children). use the following search parameters to narrow your results: This is a moderated subreddit. He rarely leaves his brownstone house. He is a true predator who works to catch Starling in his web. ), Gillian Flynn: This miiiight be a long shot, but since her books are featured in the Mysterious Bookstore (a mystery-only bookstore), I’m going to count it. But in the case of the second two, Zala came out of nowhere. We also must check out the TV adaptation! Cool. Tell me some books that you liked so I have a better idea of what interests you. Otherwise, your order will contribute to an earnings pool that will be evenly distributed among independent bookstores (even those that don’t use Bookshop). C.S. Multiple-murderess Rachel Solando is loose on the island despite being under lock and constant surveillance. Learn everything you need to know about grammar. Best visual novels. 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