News-Bulletin

Whatever happened to Ellery Queen?
Tuesday Feb 02 2010
Posted in: News-Bulletin


One of the most venerable and venerated names in crime fiction is that of Ellery Queen, the author, editor, and anthologist. “He” was really two cousins who dominated the American detection scene for many years. Curiously enough, after years of success in every entertainment medium, from books and magazines to film,...

more...
 
Used Book Sale - February 12th-21st
Tuesday Feb 02 2010
Posted in: News-Bulletin


We will be having a Used Book Sale from Friday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st. All used books (including collectibles and hardcovers) will be 50% off. We will not be purchasing any used books during the sale.

more...
 
Mystery News - Globe and Mail moves Margaret Cannon Online
Friday Jan 29 2010
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

The Globe and Mail has moved Margaret Cannon's crime and mystery book reviews online and out of the paper book section.

more...
 
Used Book Update - Bring us your books!
Sunday Dec 20 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

After months of finding ourselves deluged by used mass market titles, the shelves are suddenly looking a little sparse. So until further notice we'll be buying almost all mass market authors, with the usual caveats. Why not make some room on your shelves as well.

more...
 
November Bestsellers November Bestsellers
Saturday Dec 05 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

The holidays are almost upon us. If you need some ideas on what to buy your loved ones, aside from a Whodunit Gift Card, check out what your fellow customers were buying in November.

more...
 
Book Club - Henning Mankell's FACELESS KILLERS Book Club - Henning Mankell's FACELESS KILLERS
Thursday Nov 26 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

While the regular bookclub is on hiatus for a few months, a new Book Club will be meeting at the store this month. The group will be meeting on December 17th at 7pm (although the store will open at 6:30pm). They will be reading Henning Mankell's FACELESS KILLERS, the first in...

more...
 
Dorothy L. Sayers
Thursday Oct 29 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by J. M. Bumsted

Dorothy L. (the L. stands for Leigh, and Dorothy insisted on its inclusion in her name) Sayers was born on 13 June 1893 in Oxford, England. Her father the Reverend Henry Sayers ,a fine classical scholar and a superb musician, was Headmaster of Christ Church Cathedral Choir School at the time...

more...
 
BOOK NOTES
Thursday Oct 29 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Sian

The average (wo)man on the street probably doesn’t know who Charlaine Harris is, but they’ve almost certainly heard of the television show TRUE BLOOD, which is based on her ‘Southern Vampires’ series. I haven’t seen it yet, although a loaned copy of season one is sitting on my television stand. I...

more...
 
From the Screen to the Page
Thursday Oct 29 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Wendy Bumsted

I am not sure how many of you have been watching Castle, which is on ABC on a Monday evening. The basic premise is that crime novelist Richard Castle, looking for a new character gets permission to follow a New York policewoman, Kate Beckett. Beckett becomes the model for his new...

more...
 
Whodunit Fall Lecture Series - The Scandanavians Whodunit Fall Lecture Series - The Scandanavians
Sunday Oct 25 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Jack Bumsted will be lecturing on Scandavian crime writers on Monday, November 9th at 7pm at Whodunit.

more...
 
Strong Poison by Dorothy Sayers - Special Ticket Offer Strong Poison by Dorothy Sayers - Special Ticket Offer
Saturday Oct 17 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Lord Peter Wimsey meets his match in Harriet Vance, a mystery novelist accused of murder. Will the amateur sleuth succeed in winning her freedom and her heart?
Ticket Offer for ?The Missing Clue? Subscribers
50% off any seat

more...
 
Whodunit Mystery Reading Club - October Whodunit Mystery Reading Club - October
Thursday Oct 15 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin


Here are the questions for the October Whodunit Mystery Reading Club. This month's selection is Michael Dibdin's Cabal.

more...
 
In Memorium: Stuart Kaminsky In Memorium: Stuart Kaminsky
Wednesday Oct 14 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Jack

Stuart Kaminsky was born in 1934 and grew up in Chicago.

more...
 
Whodunit Fall Lecture Series - International Crime (but not the Swedes)
Monday Oct 05 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Jack Bumsted will be lecturing on International Crime Writers (but not the Swedes!) tonight at Whodunit at 7pm. Refreshments will be served.

more...
 
September Bestsellers September Bestsellers
Saturday Oct 03 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

It's fall, it's getting chilly, who doesn't want to just curl up in front of a fire and read? Need some ideas on what to try next? Here's what your fellow customers are reading.

more...
 
Whodunit Mystery Reading Club Schedule
Friday Sep 18 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Eight readers met at the store on 8 September to organize the year. It was agreed that the club would meet on the last Tuesday of the month from September to November, would not meet December through February, and would meet again March to May. Whether the club would meet over...

more...
 
Obituary - Lynn Hamilton
Monday Sep 14 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit


Lynn Elizabeth Hamilton (1944-2009)
The Canadian crime writing community lost one of its leading members on 10 September 2009, when Lynn Elizabeth Hamilton died of cancer. Lynn Hamilton came fairly late to crime fiction, after a distinguished career in government and in Public Relations. She had served as Director of the Cultural...

more...
 
Whodunit Mystery Reading Club - September -  updated with questions Whodunit Mystery Reading Club - September - updated with questions
Monday Sep 14 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

The first meeting of the Mystery Reading Club for 09/10 will be held on Tuesday, September 29th at Whodunit at 7pm. This month's selection will be THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO by Stieg Larsson.

more...
 
Murder Most Medieval
Friday Sep 04 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Everyone is familiar with the top British writers of police procedurals (Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes, Ian Rankin, &c). But below the ?bestsellers? are the ?midlist? authors, those who over the years sell decent but not spectacular numbers, and often quickly go out of fashion.

more...
 
Murder Most Medieval
Friday Sep 04 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

By far the most popular historical period for setting murder mysteries is the Middle Ages, an era ranging from the 5th to the 15th centuries. If you're interested in the genre or looking to try something new, why not try one of the following?

Clare, Alys
Doherty, Paul
Eco, Umberto
Follett, Ken
Franklin, Ariana
Frazer, Margaret
Gellis, Roberta
Gooden,...

more...
 
THE LOST SYMBOL - Midnight Release Party THE LOST SYMBOL - Midnight Release Party
Friday Sep 04 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Regardless of how one feels about Dan Brown, the release of the third book in his Robert Langdon series is one of the big book events of the fall. While rumours abound as to what the book will be about, neither publishing reps nor booksellers have been offered advance copies, one...

more...
 
August Bestsellers August Bestsellers
Friday Sep 04 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Check out what your fellow customers have been enjoying.

more...
 
July Bestsellers July Bestsellers
Monday Aug 03 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Curious about what your fellow customers are reading? Looking for something to get you through the rest of the summer? Here are July's Bestsellers...

more...
 
Used Book Buying Update
Friday Jul 31 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit


We will NOT be buying ANY used books for the duration of the August Used Book Sale. Used book buying will resume Thursday, August 6th. Thank you for your understanding.

more...
 
3rd Annual August Long Weekend Used Book Sale
Friday Jul 31 2009
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Save 50% on ALL used books- including trade paperbacks, used hard backs and collectibles.

more...
 

< Newer   - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 -   Earlier >

The Missing Clue

Sign up for our email newsletter version of our famous “The Missing Clue”. Customers can also receive the original “The Missing Clue” print newsletter.
More about The Missing Clue.