Welcome to MURDER BY TYPE, a place to discuss mysteries and authors and the things that draw us to our favorite books. Is it location? Is it the type of protagonist? I am drawn to police procedurals and books with private or amateur investigators. Unfamiliar locations carry the plus of teaching about cultures and customs. Favorite authors include Leighton Gage, Timothy Hallinan, Cara Black, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Michael Stanley, Dan Waddell, Donna Leon, Libby Fischer Hellman, Martha Grimes, Kathy Reichs and the list goes on and on.
- Beth C.
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A DEATH AT CHRISTY BURKES’S is the sixth book in a series that features two protagonists. Montague “Monty” Collins is a successful, if bored, defense attorney in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Monty would like to defend an upstanding person rather than … Continue reading
As just about everyone knows, March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day. It is a day when the color green, in all its various shades, is worn by just about everyone. Green beer is ordered at pubs, Irish music is played … Continue reading
Liam Sweeney’s family is gathering at the family farm in Donegal to celebrate his sixty-fourth birthday. Seated around the table will be Colette, Liam’s wife and mother of Thomas, Ryan, Teresa, and Joe. Thomas is married to Mona and they … Continue reading
“You could say it began with a phone call. After all, that’s the way most cases begin. And you’d wonder then, looking back, whether there was anything about it that warned you, that reached out and grabbed you, that said, … Continue reading
SOUL MURDER is the third mystery featuring Superintendent Denis Lennon and Sergeant Molly Power of the Irish Police Force. Saint Isidore’s School is a top level boy’s boarding school that attracts students from countries beyond the Irish Republic. Like all … Continue reading