detective story


Gang Roundup – March 2017

Welcome to another gang roundup! Because of my two weeks without the laptop, I feard this roundup was going to be quite thin. Instead it turned out quite nice, don’t you think? Dieselpunk Lexicon Part…


Gang Roundup - February 2017 - A collection of posts about dieselpunk and history, plus some books and videos

Gang Roundup – February 2017

Had a lot of fun with the Gang Roundup in January, guys! Lot’s a good posts to share. I have to warn you that this roundup leans dangerously on the dieselpunk sid, but I do…





Gang Roundup - November 2016 - What's happening around the net involving dieselpunk, 1920s and noir

Gang Roundup – November 2016

  So, who’s doing NaNoWrimo? I am… trying… But in the meantime, I’ve discovered some good stuff to share with you.   Movie Review: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow When it comes to…


MAISEI DOBBS (Jacqueline Winspear) - London 1929, Maisie set up her very own investigative agency and her first case will force her to face the hugly truth about WWI experience and how it changed her life

Thursday Quotable – Maisie Dobbs

Maisie, in turn, looked at the headstone she had unwittingly chosen as her cover. It bore the words: “Donald Holden. Born 1900. Died 1919. Beloved only son of Ernest and Hilda Holden. ‘Memory Is A…


10 Themes I'm anicipating in the AtoZ Challenge 2016

10 Themes I’m anticipating in the AtoZ Challenge

What? The AtoZ Challenge starts in two days? That can’t be!!!! Ok, Sarah. You’ll be grand. You can do this! Just pull yourself together. And I’m even better off than last year, but you know?…



A Rage in Harlem (Chester Himes) The first of the Domestic Harlem Detective Stories, this is a fast pace, slightly surreal haist thriller. Fantaistically realistic language, packed full of action, unforgettable characters. This is one of the best of the series

Thursday Quotables – A Rage in Harlem

“Don’t take them in the house, Digger. I’ll send them out.” “Are they all together?” “All? There’s only two here now. Hank and Jodie.” “Slim ought to be here too,” Imabelle said in a breathless…



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