September 10

Father Brown Mysteries (Volume 2): Ten Classic Cases by G.K. Chesterton

“[Father Brown] is one of the greatest of all great detective figures…His field of knowledge is human nature, and his skills are observation, reason, and common sense.” KINGSLEY AMIS “The Father Brown stories are brilliantly written in a style richly complex, imaginative, vigorous, poetic, and spiced with paradoxes…Chesterton was one of the first writers of […]

September 10

The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie

“Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She’ll show you everything you want to know.” DONNA LEON, author of the Commissario Guido Brunetti novels “Refreshingly original.” Times Literary Supplement (London) ABOUT THE BOOK: First published in 1922, The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie is […]

September 10

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

High Praise for the Queen of Crime Fiction! “My very first grown-up book, I distinctly remember going to the library and my mom helping me pick out an Agatha Christie book. I tore through The Mysterious Affair at Styles. GILLIAN FLYNN, author of Gone Girl “[Agatha Christie wrote] brilliantly compact, stylized and efficient mysteries…the genre in […]