Monthly Archives: April 2024

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Medical Mysteries

Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals make fantastic sleuths. In this episode, Brook and Sarah discuss the origins of the medical mysteries and thrillers. Discussed Kay Scarpetta series (1990-2023) Patricia Cornwell Grant Country series (2001-2007) Karin Slaughter Bones (2005-2017) Fox Studios House (2004-2012) Fox Studios Silent Witness (1996-2024) BBC Dr. […]

Modern Greats: PD James

Brook and Sarah explore the life and writing of PD James, creator of Detective Dalgliesh. Discussed Cover Her Face (1962) PD James Innocent Blood (1980) PD James Dalgliesh (2021) Acorn TV Death Comes to Pemberley (2011) Pride and Prejudice (1813) Jane Austen Children of Men (1992) PD James Women of […]

Re-release: Unreliable Narrators

This is a repeat of an episode originally released on November 8, 2022. Liar? Naïve? Or impaired? What if the narrator of the story isn’t telling the truth? In this week’s episode, Brook and Sarah discuss surprising twists and the cues that they’re coming. Works mentioned or discussed Gone Girl […]

Re-release: True Crime

If you can’t get read, watch, or listen to enough true crime, this episode is for you. This week, Brook and Sarah discuss what makes true crime such a popular part of the mystery genre. This is a re-release of an episode originally published January 31, 2023. Discussed in order […]

Bonus: Clued in Book Club episode 1

Brook and Sarah kick off the Clued in Book Club with a short introduction to their first pick: Holmes, Marple & Poe by James Patterson and Brian Sitts. Find out why they picked the book and why they think the title is different in Canada and the US. Future episodes […]

Re-release: Unsolved Mysteries

This is a release of an episode originally published on June 6, 2023. As much as we love coming up with the solution before the sleuth in fictional mysteries, there is something about unsolved mysteries that is fascinating. In today’s episode, Brook and Sarah discuss four well-known unsolved mysteries and […]