Category Archives: cozy mystery

Interview with Aaron Paul Lazar

Aaron Paul Lazar is the author of  three series of mysteries, the LeGarde Mysteries, Moore Mysteries, and Tall Pines Mysteries.  He lives in the Genesee Valley  in upstate New York, and enjoys the countryside where, in his own words, his … Continue reading

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The Country Mysteries of Aaron Paul Lazar

Aaron Paul Lazar is an all-American writer of popular mysteries. He sometimes calls them country mysteries, and this goes some way towards describing them. Because I come from Britain and have many connections with Europe, I might wish to call … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie in Berlin

Longest Running Cozy in the World: Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap has been running uninterruptedly in London since November 25, 1952.  Last night I saw it here in the Kriminaltheater in Berlin.  This theater, with its repertoire of murder mystery plays, from … Continue reading

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Interview with Patricia Rockwell

 I came upon the cozy mysteries of Patricia Rockwell by a happy chance on Twitter, and was intrigued by them for various reasons.  I  am grateful to her for agreeing to be interviewed, and I hope to find out how … Continue reading

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Two Cozy Mysteries by Patricia Rockwell

Sounds of Murder 2010 and FM for Murder  2011, are Patricia Rockwell’s first two cozy mysteries.  I encountered them by chance, like so many things these days, on Twitter.  They are both published by Rockwell’s own small publishing house, the CozyCatPress.  I bought and read … Continue reading

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Cozy Murder Mysteries: A Contradiction in Terms?

When I  first encountered the term “cozy mystery,”  I had already written one murder mystery.  Someone asked me, was mine a cozy.  I really didn’t know.  I have read murder mysteries from time to time throughout my life—all of Dorothy L. … Continue reading

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