100 Years of Agatha

100 Years of Agatha

This year is the 100th Anniversary of Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. It is also the first novel starring her famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot. When I was in England in 2014, I was able to see Styles (streetview only...
Sisters in Crime meeting with Tom Thurman

Sisters in Crime meeting with Tom Thurman

If you don’t know already, I’m the current president of Sisters in Crime Middle Tennessee.  Sisters in Crime is an international organization of sisters and misters who love, write, or read mysteries.  Tonight’s meeting features Tom Thurman, a former...
We Are Nashville

We Are Nashville

As most of you know, Nashville recently was hit by tornadoes, leaving a wake of destruction in their path.  This picture is especially poignant because the “I Believe in Nashville” slogan was adopted after the devastating flood we had here in May 2010.  It...
R.I.P. Marion Chesney Beaton

R.I.P. Marion Chesney Beaton

This Scottish ball of fire known as M.C. Beaton was the prolific author of two popular mystery series starring her creatively-named detectives Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth.  I began reading her after being given an Agatha Raisin novel several years ago, and I...
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