House of Mystery True Crime History
Dark Comedy about Mysteries in History, Crime & Science
FOR A DARK/CYNICAL/HUMOROUS LOOK AT THE MYSTERIES OF THE WORLD TUNE IN TO THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY RADIO SHOW & PODCAST 5 DAYS A WEEK ON BOTH TERRESTRIAL RADIO AND DIGITAL PODCAST WE INCLUDE SOME INTERESTING GUESTS THAT ARE
MURDER AND MAYHEM - MATT LUBBERS-MOORE
Librarian and scholar Matt Lubbers-Moore collects and examines every mystery novel to include a gay or queer male in the English language starting with the 1909 Arthur Conan Doyle short story “The Man with the Watches,” which is included in its entirety. Authors, titles, dates published, publishers, book series, short blurbs, and a description of how involved the gay or queer male character is with the mystery are all included for a full bibliographic background.Murder and Mayhem will prove invaluable for mystery collectors, researchers, libraries, general readers, aficionados, bookstores, and devotees of LGBTQ studies. The bibliography is laid out in alphabetical order by author for the ease of the reader to find what they are looking for and be able to read the blurb and author notes to determine if the book is what they are looking for whether a hard boiled private eye, an amateur cozy, a suspenseful romance, or a police procedural. All subgenres within the mystery field are included within including fantasy, science fiction, espionage, political intrigue, crime dramas, courtroom thrillers, and more with a definition guide of the subgenres for a better understanding of the genre as a whole.A ReQueered Tales Original publication, this 2020 edition contains a bonus story by Arthur Conan Doyle.
IAN HENZEL; - RATTLING GOOD YARNS PRESS
Rattling Good Yarns Press is an independent publishing house specializing in LGBTQ fiction, history and whimsey. The British expression, a rattling good yarn, means a story that is excellent and exciting. We are devoted to bringing works to light that are neglected by mainstream publishers.
OLIVIER BOSMAN - ORNAMENTAL HERMIT
Born to Dutch parents and raised in Colombia and England, I am a rootless wanderer with itchy feet. I've spent the last few years living and working in The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Sudan and Bulgaria, but I have every confidence that I will now finally be able to settle down among the olive groves of Andalucia.I am an avid reader and film fan (in fact, my study is overflowing with my various dvd collections!)I didan MA in creative writing for film and television atthe University of Sheffield.After a failed attempt at making a career as a screenwriter, I turned to the theater and wrote and produced a play called´Death Takes a Lover´ (which has since been turned into the first D.S.Billings Victorian Mystery). The play was performed on the London Fringe to great critical acclaim.I am currently living in Spain where I make ends meet by teaching English
KJLL MARCIA CLARK 2018 INTERVIEW
Without a Doubt is not just a book about a trial. It's a book about a woman. Marcia Clark takes us inside her head and her heart with a story that is both sweeping and deeply personal—and shocking in its honesty. Her voice is raw, disarming, unmistakable. Sparing no one in this unflinching account—least of all herself—Clark speaks frankly about the mesmerizing and controversial personalities in the Simpson case.
GREGORY ASHE - MYSTERY FICTION WRITER
I'm a long-time Midwesterner. I've lived in Chicago, Bloomington (IN), and Saint Louis, my current home. Aside from reading and writing (which take up a lot of my time), I'm an educator.While I enjoy reading across many genres, my two main loves are mystery and speculative fiction. I used to keep a list of favorite books, but it changes so frequently that I've given up. I'm always looking for recommendations, though, so please drop me a line if you have something in mind!My big goal right now is one day to be responsible enough to get a dog.Keep up with my writing at my website, www.gregoryashe.com
J.D. HORN - THE KING OF BONE AND ASHES
J.D. Horn is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Witching Savannah series (The Line, The Source, The Void, and Jilo), the Witches of New Orleans Trilogy (The King of Bones and Ashes, The Book of the Unwinding, The Final Days of Magic), and the standalone Southern Gothic horror tale Shivaree. A world traveler and student of French and Russian literature, Horn also has an MBA in international business and formerly held a career as a financial analyst before turning his talent to crafting chilling stories and unforgettable characters. His novels have received global attention and have been translated into Turkish, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Italian, German, and French. Originally from Tennessee, he currently lives in California with his spouse, Rich, and their rescue Chihuahua, Kirby Seamus.
SWANSON:VICTORIAN DETECTIVE - ADAM WOOD
Donald Sutherland Swanson was born in the remote far north of Scotland, leaving for London in 1867 at the age of 19 and initially working as a City clerk.The following year he joined the Metropolitan Police and began patrolling the streets of the capital as a uniformed constable. 35 years later he retired as Superintendent of the Criminal Investigation Department, the top detective in the country.Set against the backdrop of the developing Metropolitan Police, this book tells the story of a life and career which included railway murderers, grave robbers, fraudulent mediums, Jack the Ripper, the Philosopher’s Stone, Fenian dynamite campaigns, shocking revelations about the aristocracy and a crazed captain with sea serpents in a bottle.Linking it all together is Donald Swanson, whose application letter to the Metropolitan Police spoke of a desire for “a good opening”. After reading his story, the reader will be left in little doubt that he made the most of the opportunities which came his way.