What Is a Bibliomystery?

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    What Is a Bibliomystery?

    Uncover the dark side of libraries, bookshops, and rare manuscripts.

    by Otto Penzler

    Wayfaring Stranger: The Thrilling Fiction of James Lee Burke

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    Wayfaring Stranger: The Thrilling Fiction of James Lee Burke

    The Edgar-winning author sets his sights on the American Dream in a powerful thriller of epic proportions.

    by Otto Penzler

    A Case for Detective Short Stories

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    A Case for Detective Short Stories

    John Dickson Carr believes the short story is the natural format for a detective story. Mystery expert Otto Penzler agrees–and names a few of his favorites.

    by Otto Penzler

    5 Most Underappreciated Crime Writers

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    5 Most Underappreciated Crime Writers

    The thrilling tales of these killer crime writers deserve a top spot on your must-read list.

    by Otto Penzler

    10 Forgotten Mystery Masterpieces

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    10 Forgotten Mystery Masterpieces

    These lost tales of deadly plots, locked rooms, and serial killers on the loose deserve a top spot on your must-read list.

    by Otto Penzler

    William Gillette and the Holmes Holy Grail

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    William Gillette and the Holmes Holy Grail

    This silent film star delivered the ultimate Sherlock Holmes performance. Sadly, all footage of his work was lost – until now.

    by Otto Penzler

    What Is Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction?

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    What Is Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction?

    Mystery expert Otto Penzler breaks down how to know it when you read it.

    by Otto Penzler

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