If you were with us yesterday, Encyclopedia Brown had to find out who robbed Mr. Thurlow’s bookstore . . . even if it meant bringing in his best friend!!! Here’s the solution! Mrs. Brown, in a fresh starched apron and carrying a plate of freshly baked chocolate cinnamon raisin dreams, greeted her weary menfolk as … Continue reading ENCYCLOPEDIA BROWN FINDS THE SOLUTION
My Own Fiction
THE WORLD’S BEST LITERARY DETECTIVE . . . JR.
Like every major metropolitan newspaper, the Idaville Gazette had a book reviewer. Bernice Sturgess, whose son Cicero was Idaville’s leading child actor, wrote a column that appeared every Thursday. Her tastes ran to romance authors and non-fiction, so it was no surprise when a review appeared for a book called 100 Greatest Literary Detectives. The town’s … Continue reading THE WORLD’S BEST LITERARY DETECTIVE . . . JR.
THE CASE OF THE VANISHING VOLUMES: The Solution!
This month, the Tuesday Club Bloggers are talking about Children in Crime. Just in case you didn’t get a chance to read this newly discovered adventure starring my childhood detective heroes, The Hardy Boys and Encyclopedia Brown, here’s the link. I was going to wait till Friday to post the solution, but WE HAVE A WINNER!!! … Continue reading THE CASE OF THE VANISHING VOLUMES: The Solution!
THE CASE OF THE VANISHING VOLUMES
Encyclopedia Brown As the sun shone brightly on Rover Avenue one beautiful Saturday morning, Leroy Brown, known to his friends as “Encyclopedia” galloped down the stairs and ran behind his mom to hug her as she flipped hotcakes on the griddle. “Morning, Mom, morning, Dad!” Encyclopedia plopped down at the breakfast table and finished his … Continue reading THE CASE OF THE VANISHING VOLUMES
The Curious Incident of the Doggerel in the Nighttime
My fellow blogger, Helen Szamuely, posted a fascinating article about the nature of clueing in classic mysteries, much of which is lost to modern writers and readers due to the rising technology of our times. Read her post here: http://conservativehistory.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/some-idle-thoughts.html It inspired me to scribble a silly poem - something I do way too often … Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Doggerel in the Nighttime