Tag Archives: Mysteries

Locked Room Mysteries

  Our Mystery Month celebration continues with Locked Room Mysteries.  This sub-genre was popular in the Golden Age of mysteries (1920s & 1930s). Simply defined, it is “any crime committed in such a way that it seems impossible to determine how it was done.” As Sherlock Holmes said, “The game is afoot.” Can you figure […]

Celebrate Mystery Month at the Library

  Cozy Mystery– /’kōzē ‘mist(ə)rē/ (noun) Cozy mysteries are considered “gentle” books… no graphic violence, no profanity, and no explicit sex. Most often, the crime takes place “off stage” and death is usually very quick. Prolonged torture is not a staple in cozy mysteries! The victim is usually a character who had terrible vices or […]