Tag Archives: crime

September 15

Death at the Excelsior and Other Stories by P.G. Wodehouse

The title story, “Death at the Excelsior,” introduces readers to British private detective Elliot Oaks and his more experienced boss Paul Snyder in P.G. Wodehouse’s only attempt at a detective story, which he pulls off with his signature comic twists and turns. The collection also offers a selection of other classic Wodehouse tales, including those […]

September 14

The Red House Mystery by A.A. Milne

“…one of the three best mystery stories of all time.” ALEXANDER WOLCOTT “…an agreeable book, light, amusing in the Punch style, written with a deceptive smoothness that is not as easy as it looks.” RAYMOND CHANDLER ”This droll whodunit from the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh sparkles with witty dialogue, deft plotting, and an amusing cast. In […]

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 […]