Newsletter: A Note on Book Prices
Monday Feb 01 2016
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by Whodunit

As we mentioned in the fall, the drop of the Canadian dollar has meant that it is somewhat more expensive for us to bring in books that can only be ordered through U.S. distributors. This does not mean we will stop ordering those books, nor will we stop taking special orders...

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Newsletter: What I'm Reading by Sian Newsletter: What I'm Reading by Sian
Monday Feb 01 2016
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I am sitting on a 'to read' pile about a mile high, as well as a dedicated 'to read' bookshelf, and yet I still worry I'm going to run out of things to read! Fortunately, not only do many of my favourite authors keep writing books, but I keep finding older...

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Newsletter: Bits and Pieces by Wendy Newsletter: Bits and Pieces by Wendy
Monday Feb 01 2016
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REVIEW: The Blood Strand by Chris Ould (TP, $19.50), Cats and More Cats..., REVIEW: The Princeling of Nanjing by Ian Hamilton (TP, $19.95)

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Newsletter: Marlowe & Shakespeare - Agents of the Crown? by Michael Newsletter: Marlowe & Shakespeare - Agents of the Crown? by Michael
Monday Feb 01 2016
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The Elizabethan/Jacobean period is one that is regularly mined for historical mysteries.

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Newsletter: In Memorium 2015 by Jack Newsletter: In Memorium 2015 by Jack
Monday Feb 01 2016
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The year 2015 was marred by the deaths of several of our most popular authors, notably Ruth Rendell (aka Barbara Vine) and Henning Mankell, as well as several others.

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Newsletter: Mystery Reading Group Newsletter: Mystery Reading Group
Monday Nov 30 2015
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The book club will be examining Holmes pastiche in the spring.

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Newsletter: Books Coming in the New Year by Wendy Newsletter: Books Coming in the New Year by Wendy
Monday Nov 30 2015
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January
Joanna Cannon, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, (TP $21)
This book is set in London, England in the long and very hot summer of 1976. The main characters Grace and Tilly spend the summer holidays trying to find out what happened to a neighbour, Mrs. Creasy, who one day just disappeared....

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Newsletter: Upcoming TV Newsletter: Upcoming TV
Monday Nov 30 2015
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by Whodunit

“Sherlock Holmes: The Abominable Bride”
Masterpiece Mystery, January 1st 2016
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Walker reprise their roles as Holmes and Watson. This time our heroes find themselves in 1890s London.
Check out a trailer here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p037c56j “Inspector Lewis”, Season Nine
The ninth season of Inspector Lewis started in the UK on October 5th. Six episodes...

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Newsletter: Bumsted Picks of 2015: Michael's Pick Newsletter: Bumsted Picks of 2015: Michael's Pick
Monday Nov 30 2015
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by Whodunit

Six years ago, we instituted a now beloved tradition of selecting our favourite books of the year. That?s 20 books recommended so far, and we?re about to add four more!

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Newsletter: Bumsted Picks of 2015: Sian's Pick Newsletter: Bumsted Picks of 2015: Sian's Pick
Monday Nov 30 2015
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by Whodunit

Six years ago, we instituted a now beloved tradition of selecting our favourite books of the year. That?s 20 books recommended so far, and we?re about to add four more!

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Newsletter: Bumsted Picks of 2015: Wendy's Pick Newsletter: Bumsted Picks of 2015: Wendy's Pick
Monday Nov 30 2015
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by Whodunit

Six years ago, we instituted a now beloved tradition of selecting our favourite books of the year. That?s 20 books recommended so far, and we?re about to add four more!

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Newsletter: Bumsted Picks of 2015: Jack's Pick Newsletter: Bumsted Picks of 2015: Jack's Pick
Monday Nov 30 2015
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by Whodunit

Six years ago, we instituted a now beloved tradition of selecting our favourite books of the year. That?s 20 books recommended so far, and we?re about to add four more!

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Newsletter: Jack is Back
Monday Nov 30 2015
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by Whodunit

As many of you may have noticed, Jack is now back in the store on a more regular basis. Throughout December, he can be found in his regular spot from 10am-3pm on Saturdays and noon-3pm on Sundays.

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WEBSTORE NOT ACCEPTING ORDERS
Monday Nov 09 2015
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by Whodunit

Please note that this webstore is not currently accepting orders and any orders received will be voided.

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October 6th New Releases October 6th New Releases
Saturday Oct 10 2015
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by Whodunit

Here are the titles we received this week with a Tuesday, October 6th on sale date.

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Newsletter: WHAT I'M READING by Sian Newsletter: WHAT I'M READING by Sian
Monday Oct 05 2015
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I know it?s fall, because my ?To Read? pile is growing and yet so is the number of books I?m behind on my reading challenge at Goodreads (13, if you were wondering). September was a whirlwind of travel, visitors, and trying to soak up the last of the summer weather. But...

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Newsletter: Review: THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB by David Lagercrantz
Monday Oct 05 2015
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by Jack

As all fans of crime fiction know, Steig Larsson left a mess behind him when he died. It was a lawyer’s dream. Larsson had never married his partner of many years, and left no will. Ironically enough, the man whose fiction was so supportive of women’s rights failed to support his...

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Newsletter: WENDY'S USED PICKS Newsletter: WENDY'S USED PICKS
Monday Oct 05 2015
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Recently, I have been reading a lot off the used shelves, partly because we have been moving books around as well as putting recently acquired books on the shelves.

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Newsletter: A MIXTURE OF THRILLERS by Jack Newsletter: A MIXTURE OF THRILLERS by Jack
Monday Oct 05 2015
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The books keep rolling across the desk in the store. Most of them are not terrible, but few are truly memorable.

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Newsletter: HOLIDAY BOOK ORDERS
Monday Oct 05 2015
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by Whodunit

As we are all year round, we are thrilled to special order any book that is commercially available for you, crime or not.

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Newsletter: WHODUNIT 22nd BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS Newsletter: WHODUNIT 22nd BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS
Monday Oct 05 2015
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by Whodunit

It is that time of year again. We will be marking our twenty-second birthday by having our second annual birthday book sale. 22% off everything in the store, new, used, or otherwise!

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Newsletter: Books for Young Men by Michael Newsletter: Books for Young Men by Michael
Tuesday Aug 04 2015
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We have really had a tough time, over the years in getting truly good genre appropriate crime fiction for the older teenaged male (14+). It is a discrepancy made even starker by the vast amount of such works available for their female peers.

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Newsletter: On Book Formats, Prices, and Special Orders
Tuesday Aug 04 2015
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by Whodunit

As the world of publishing constantly changes, sometimes even we struggle to keep up. We thought we might provide a quick primer on some terms you see regularly in the newsletter (or hear us talk about), as well as some commentary about prices and special orders.

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Newsletter: What I'm Reading by Sian Newsletter: What I'm Reading by Sian
Tuesday Aug 04 2015
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For no particular reason, my GoodReads list of read books from the past eight weeks is looking a little sparse. Instead, let me tell you about some things I have in my hot little hands that I?m excited to dive into, as well as some upcoming titles.

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Newsletter: 'Mr. Holmes' Movie Review by Michael Newsletter: "Mr. Holmes" Movie Review by Michael
Tuesday Aug 04 2015
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A Slight Trick of the Mind was a book which passed us by without much comment. Written by American Mitch Cullin, it investigates an aged Holmes in self-enforced exile in southern England, save, it seems, for a trip to post WWII Japan.

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