One for the Money: Book vs. Movie

Last month, I re-read the first Stephanie Plum novel, One for the Money, which in 2012 was adapted into a movie starring Katherine Heigl. I had first seen the movie several years after I read the book and while I…

Murder, She Wrote 4.7 “If It’s Thursday, It Must Be Beverly”

We're in Cabot Cove Fletcher-fans! Amos Tupper's night deputy is in an unhappy marriage and it turns out he's been sleeping around while on duty -- with a different lady for every day of the week! Just the facts ma'am:…

Murder, She Wrote 4.6 “It Runs in the Family”

In this episode, we're in England following a chapter in the life of Jessica's cousin, Emma McGill (also played by Angela Lansbury).  Now retired from performing in dance halls, Emma finds out that her old boyfriend from when she was…

Murder, She Wrote 4.5 “The Way to Dusty Death”

In this episode, Jessica is called to a board-members meeting for Barnett Industries since she is a shareholder in the company.  Apparently she was asked to be on the board of directors because, according to the chairman, "nothing intimidates you…

My most anticipated detective/mystery releases for November 2018

Since I've started this blog, and especially since I started doing a monthly roundup of my most anticipated detective/mystery releases, I've been surprised to learn how difficult it is to find an organized list of new releases.  Also, given that…

Murder, She Wrote 4.4 “Old Habits Die Hard”

Jessica is visiting a former Kappa Delta sorority sister, Claire, now Reverend Mother at the Immaculate Heart Convent in Louisiana. The convent is in the jurisdiction of a town called Bergen Falls, however there is no town of such a…