Articles by jazzfeathers


Who (Ayn Rand)

The question isn’t who is going to let me; It’s who is going to stop me – Ayn Rand  


Thursday Quotables – A Ring of Truth

“What happened?” Henrietta asked when they were back in the car together heading down California toward the Von Harmon’s apartment. Clive had been contemplating how much of Eugene’s story to share with her, and he…


The Mystery Blogger Award

Well, would you imagine it? C.D. Gallant King nominated me for the Mystery Blogger Award, and I’m so excited! It’s been such a long time since last I received a nomination from a fellow blogger,…


Gang Roundup - May 2017 - A collection of posts about 1920s history, WWI, new books set in the Diesel Era... and more

Gang Roundup – May 2017

I promise I tried to post a Gang Roundup in April, but it simply didn’t happen. I kept telling to myself that ‘this week I’m finishing to schedule my posts, and I’ll prepare the roundup”,…



Thursday Quotables – Ruddy Gore

‘Hmm,’ said Dot, taking another chop. ‘That’s a puzzler, Miss.’ ‘Then there are the appearances of the ghost. What do you think about ghosts, Dot?’ ‘You should get onto the church. You should call Father…




Xenos (1940s Film Noir – #AtoZChallenge)

The though thriller is a particularly heightened form of hero-centred fiction, but with a non-traditional outcome engendered by the problematisation of the hero figure. In place of the conventional affirmation of heroic masculinity, the 1940s…




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