Tag: cozy

2018 Agatha Award Winners

2018 Agatha Award Winners

The winners of the Agatha Awards were announced Saturday, May 4th, during the Malice Domestic 31 fan convention in Bethesda, Maryland. Named for Agatha Christie, the grande dame of Golden Age mystery, the awards honor the best books published in the previous calendar year exemplifying the “traditional mystery” genre (e.g. no explicit sex, gore, or […]

Mysteries on the Small Screen: Midsomer Murders

Mysteries on the Small Screen: Midsomer Murders

Title: Midsomer Murders Starring: Neil Dudgeon, Gwilym Lee, Fiona Dolman First aired: 1997 Where you can watch it: Netflix I have always found the word “bucolic” a little strange. A dictionary.com definition describes it as of, relating to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life, but the sound of the word itself always brings to my […]

2016 Anthony Award Nominees

2016 Anthony Award Nominees

Last Friday, the nominees for the 2016 Anthony Awards were announced. Titles are nominated and voted on by attendees of the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention—which this year will be held September 15–18 in New Orleans. I’ll be there . . . will you? Best Novel The Child Garden, by Catriona McPherson The Killing Kind, by Chris Holm The […]

2015 Agatha Award Winners

2015 Agatha Award Winners

The winners of the Agatha Awards were named at last weekend’s Malice Domestic convention. Named for the grande dame of Golden Age mystery (if you can’t guess the last name, you’re clearly not a card-carrying mystery reader), the awards honor the best books published in the previous calendar year exemplifying the “traditional mystery” genre (e.g., no explicit […]