Mysteries

Covers of my books and other mystery novels or books on writing mysteries that I have read and loved, and pictures that give me ideas for more mystery stories to write...
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Agatha Christie (22) - 1912 - She published her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, in 1920 - @~ Mlle

Agatha Christie, – was a British crime writer of novels & short stories featuring Hercule Poirot & Miss Jane Marple.

Dorothy L. Sayers: famous mystery novelist, Dante scholar, and one of the first female Oxford gradautes.

Dorothy L. Sayers: - Famous mystery novelist, Dante scholar, and one of the first female Oxford graduates. "I believe it to be a grave mistake to present Christianity as something charming and popular with no offense in it.

Dorothy L. Sayers : The Lord Peter Whimsey books

Dorothy L. Sayers I've read and reread the Lord Peter Whimsey books since I discovered them well over 40 years ago.

Georgette Heyer - One of my top 10 favourite mystery writers - and maybe number 1! (She also wrote the best regency romance novels.)

She wrote both a romance and a mystery/historical book every year for about thirty years. Virtually creating the "regency romance" genre, her works are clean and compared with Jane Austen's style.I loved those Regency books.

Death in the Stocks by Georgette Heyer -- a classic British mystery #books

Death in the Stocks by Georgette Heyer -- a classic British mystery ----Georgette Heyer is one of my fav authors. I have all her books on Kindle and read all but

Ngaio Marsh is probably my all-time favorite author.  A contemporary of Agatha Christie, Marsh also wrote mysteries but with more humor than Christie usually demonstrated. (Agree!)

Today: Author Dame Ngaio Marsh born April 1895 in New Zealand—creator of Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn.

Louise Penny won 5 mystery awards for this book, the 1st in a very successful series. She's been compared to Agatha Christie. Unique  characters, great writing, and a good plot. Set in Quebec, Canada. The rest of the books in this series have also won many awards.

Still life. [Louise Penny] -- Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local .

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