Best Archaeological Mystery Books

Lost Army Of Cambyses

If you’re looking for a list of some of the best archaeological mystery books, you’ve landed on the right place. I love mysteries and archaeological mysteries take a special place in my heart. Ever since I read the first book by the now deceased author Elizabeth Peters (real name Barbara Mertz), called Crocodile on the Sandbank, I knew archaeology would be something that I would always enjoy reading. While my life took me in a complete different direction, with no means of studying archaeology, the passion for reading books (fiction and non-fiction) about this subject has never waned. I honestly […] Read more »

Thanksgiving Themed Mysteries

Thankless in Death

With Thanksgiving slowly approaching, now it is the best time to read some popular Thanksgiving themed mysteries. If you like cozies, you’re in luck because there are a ton of wonderful light mysteries featuring the celebration of Thanksgiving. However, if you are more into thrillers and hardcore mysteries, your luck might run out pretty soon, as it was not so easy to find more than a handful of serious crime novels. For some reason, the cozy mystery authors are the ones that publish the most books with this holiday. I guess it’s because during Thanksgiving the rather dysfunctional family is […] Read more »

Dennis Wheatley’s Books Republished by Bloomsbury

Dennis Wheatley

Dennis Wheatley (1897 – 1977) was and is an English author who doesn’t need much introduction – at least not to the fans of mysteries who are also interested in the Gothic and the occult. Back in the day when I was reading lots of occult/black arts related books, dabbing in magic and learning all I could about the ‘hidden knowledge’, I found several of his books in a used bookshop and managed to read them literally within the week. I was hooked. I just discovered a new author that would stay with me forever, long after his death. His […] Read more »

7 Great Mystery Books Turned Into Movies

The Silence of the Lambs movie

With the many films that are made each year it is not so easy to narrow it down to a list of  top 5, top 7 or top 10 mystery books turned into movies, and I’m sure all the movies listed below might not be everyone’s first choice. The list is based on my own favorites, it might be biased, but I hope you will find here something you haven’t read (or seen) yet that will leave you with a few extra hours of fun relaxing time. To make the top list easier to manage, I left out all screenplays, […] Read more »