Tag Archives: Detective

Time Stops for No Mouse
Michael Hoeye

I was pleasantly surprised by Time Stops for No Mouse, a kind of coffee shop-modern, mouse-related adventure story for kids…

Rising Sun
Michael Crichton

Why do this? Why? Think how much time it takes to read a book. Think how many waffles you could prepare and consume in the time it’d take you to finish a four hundred page book…

The Man Who Was Thursday
G. K. Chesterton

The Man Who Was Thursday is a very entertaining thriller/detective story about a policeman who’s investigating a secret international society of anarchists. The plot goes all over the place (as do the characters themselves), and there’s plenty of chasing and sword-fighting. In between is some terribly witty banter, and more than a few clever turns of phrase…

Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky

If Kafka and Nabokov ever came to blows and just beat the crap out of each other, Dostoevsky would be the coats they’d throw off their shoulders before they really got into it…

Kiss Me, Judas
Will Christopher Baer

Had Kiss Me, Judas been written by a more capable writer in a different time period and with a slightly better defined plot, it might’ve been a good book. Minus those things, the book was very, very nearly decent…