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  1. Where´s Newford?


    May 27, 2010 by Reader's Connection

    I mentioned Charles de Lint´s novel The Mystery of Grace back in February in a post about novels involving magic. I had liked the book, but it took place somewhere…

  2. Dick Francis, 1920 – 2010


    February 15, 2010 by Reader's Connection

    Dick Francis, the Welsh-born jockey who became the author of 42 books–almost all of them mysteries set in the world of horse racing–died yesterday at his Caribbean home in Grand…

  3. Robert B. Parker, 1932 – 2010


    January 19, 2010 by Reader's Connection

    Robert B. Parker, author of the Spenser detective series among others, is reported to have died at his home near Boston. He was an incredibly prolific author, and I’ll feature…

  4. Dealing with My Jim Harrison Problem


    January 5, 2010 by Reader's Connection

    I first encountered Jim Harrison in the 1985 summer fiction issue of Esquire. He didn´t have a story in there, but he did some griping. He was bugged by the…

  5. Indy UFO Abductions!


    October 29, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    I´m sorry that Intruders: The Incredible Visitations at Copley Woods doesn´t have any cover art that I can display here. There was cover art in our catalog, yesterday, but then some…