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Mike Lupica’s First Jesse Stone Novel Disappoints.

Mike Lupica has been entrusted with continuing the main characters in two of the enormously popular and profitable crime fiction series started by the late Robert B. Parker. In his first two attempts, well-plotted yarns featuring Boston private eye Sunny … Continue reading

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“Eight Perfect Murders,” An Ingeniously Plotted Homage to Classic Mystery Stories–My Book Review

Several years ago, fictional Boston bookstore owner Malcolm Kershaw wrote a blog post listing the eight most perfect murders in crime fiction–among them: Agatha Christie’s The A.B.C. Murders, James M. Cain’s Double Indemnity and Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train. … Continue reading

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