Posts Tagged: Nancy Drew

   
As I labor to clean the Aegean Stables research a sticking point in the current draft of my second novel (hope you like to read about 19thc masquerade balls, because that’s what I’m working on), I’m sharing an earlier post of mine, about those boy super-sleuths, the Hardy Boys. Enjoy! ———————————————————- Welcome to Masters of Mystery,…

   
In terms of puzzle and suspense, most of us consider mystery stories primarily “Whodunnit” in nature.  However, a lot of mysteries also thrive on the pursuit of the “MacGuffin.” What the heck’s a MacGuffin? The MacGuffin is an object everyone in the story wants, and are racing around to get.  Alfred Hitchcock made the term…

   
  Welcome to Masters of Mystery Monday, where each week we feature a fictional detective and examine his or her unique contribution to the mystery genre.  You are invited to challenge yourself with a short detective quiz, and see the answers to the previous week’s quiz. I’ve just returned from a wonderful weekend at Malice…