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Author Archives: Dorothy James

Born in Wales and grew up in the South Wales Valleys, lives now in Brooklyn, New York. Writer, editor, translator, has published short stories as well as books and articles on German and Austrian literature. Taught German language and literature at the University of London and the City University of New York, and English language at the University of Saarbrücken in Germany.. Chair of the German Department of Hunter College for fourteen years. Wrote and published a murder mystery in 2010, and blogs on mysteries and topics arising therefrom:,

Book Review: ‘River Bend Chronicle’ by Ben Miller

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A nothing-short-of-amazing memoir of the 1970s, “decade of cultural meltdown and baroque morass." Read More »

Interview: Sally Spedding, Author of Cold Remains

Sally Spedding opens up the world of a chiller thriller writer with insights into her motivation and her methods. Read More »

Book Review: Cold Remains by Sally Spedding

A bone-chilling noir mystery, Cold Remains is set in a sinister house in rural Wales, present and past. Read More »

Interview: David Swinson, Author of A Detailed Man

David Swinson, a much decorated detective in the Washington Police Force, talks about his first novel. Read More »

Book Review: A Detailed Man by David Swinson

The first novel by David Swinson is a tense, realistic drama of police and criminals in Washington DC. Read More »

Book Review: Terror Comes Knocking by Aaron Paul Lazar

The second novel in Lazar's series of paranormal country mysteries is larger and better. Read More »

Book Review: Healey’s Cave by Aaron Paul Lazar

The first novel in Lazar's paranormal Sam Moore series, proves a successful departure for the more realistic mystery writer. Read More »

Book Review: Diplomatic Impunity by Jaya Gulhaugen

Family of CIA operator celebrates cold war Christmas in Vienna, 1956 . . . Read More »