Mystery Books Podcast

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Sinopsis

A podcast devoted to helping readers discover new mystery books.

Episodios

  • Murder on a Midnight Clear

    Murder on a Midnight Clear

    10/12/2020 Duración: 16min

    Are you fond of a jolly little Christmas mystery? I certainly am. Join me for a look at the inspiration and research behind Murder on a Midnight Clear, a 1920s Christmas mystery.I can’t pass up a mystery set at a snowbound country estate, so that’s exactly the situation I put my characters in for the sixth book in the High Society Lady Detective series. In this episode I delve into the wonderful world of vintage luggage, American slang from the 1920s, and my research trip to London and what it has to do with a world-wide lockdown. 

  • Come Hell or Highball by Maia Chance

    Come Hell or Highball by Maia Chance

    03/12/2020 Duración: 10min

    S1 E10 / This American-set 1920s mystery with an odd-couple pairing is a madcap American twist on Downton Abbey, with a murder mystery added, of course. Full show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e10

  • The Good Byline by Jill Orr

    The Good Byline by Jill Orr

    26/11/2020 Duración: 13min

    S1 E9 / A small town cozy with plenty of humor and lots of Southern tropes? Yes, please! In this episode, we take a look at the clever set-up of this amateur sleuth mystery that features an obit writer who suspects the death of her old school friend wasn't suicide, but murder.Full show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e9

  • The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith by Patricia Wentworth

    The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith by Patricia Wentworth

    19/11/2020 Duración: 16min

    S1 E8 / If you like Agatha Christie's mystery The Secret Adversary, you'll want to check out Patricia Wentworth's The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smtih. It features a plucky young woman set on adventure, a dashing Scotland Yard man, and a mansion on a cliff by the sea. Gothic tropes abound! Plus find out the connection between Jane Smith and Ethan Hunt of the Mission Impossible franchise. #BonusTriviaFull show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e8

  • The Mallorca Files

    The Mallorca Files

    12/11/2020 Duración: 12min

    S1 E7 / Sara  pivots to look at mystery television in this episode. By-the-book British detective Miranda Blake goes to sunny Mallorca to escort a prisoner back to the UK, but things go very wrong. She must work with a relaxed German detective to solve the case, which results in some funny scenes and an enteratining odd couple pairing. Full show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e7

  • Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen

    Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen

    05/11/2020 Duración: 18min

    If you love Downton Abbey, Miss Fisher, and The Crown, this episode is for you. Her Royal Spyness is a historical mystery set in the 1930s London with fun tidbits of royal trivial and intrigue. Why are country house mysteries such an enduring trope and what is a discreet sleuth? Find out in this episode of Mystery Books Podcast.

  • Enola Holmes and the Missing Marquess

    Enola Holmes and the Missing Marquess

    29/10/2020 Duración: 18min

    MBP S1 E5 / Does the world need another Sherlock Holmes spinoff? If the answer involves Enola Holmes, the answer is yes. Join USA Today mystery author Sara Rosett for an in-depth look at the much younger sister of Sherlock Holmes. Discover the secret language of Victorian women and how Enola co-ops fashion for her own ends. Plus, find out what Enola Holmes has in common with A Series of Unfortuante Events and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.Full show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e5

  • The Moonspinners by Mary Stewart

    The Moonspinners by Mary Stewart

    22/10/2020 Duración: 18min

    S1 E4 / Escape to Crete and delve into one of Sara's favorite tropes, the travel mystery. Adventure, intrigue, and romance abound in Mary Stewart's classic romantic suspense novel, The Moonspinners.Full show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e4

  • Poppy Redfern and the Midnight Murders

    Poppy Redfern and the Midnight Murders

    15/10/2020 Duración: 09min

    S1 E3 / What do you get when you set a World War II novel in a sleepy English village, add a plucky Air Raid Warden, then mix in an influx of American fly boys stationed at the nearby air base? A perfect set up for a historical mystery, Poppy Redfern and the Midnight Murders.Full show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e3

  • Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton

    Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton

    08/10/2020 Duración: 16min

    S1 E2 / Join Sara for a look at the cozy mystery about a quirky and abrasive (yet loveable) former PR excutive who moves to an English village and just can't quite fit in. It's a cozy mystery with a serving of a fish-out-of-water trope added to the mix.Full show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e2/

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    01/10/2020 Duración: 12min

    S1 E1 / Welcome to Mystery Books Podcast, a podcast covering mysteries in all of their forms from classic Golden Age novels to contemporary cozies. I’m mystery author Sara Rosett and this is Season One, Episode One, and it's all about Murder on the Orient Express. Full show notes at https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1e1/This is probably the most famous traditional mystery out there. It was written by Agatha Christie and published in 1934 with many, many, many adaptations. Until recently, the most well-known one was the 1974 movie with a ton of big name stars like Lauren Bacall, Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, John Gielgud and Vanessa Redgrave. Then in 2017, a new feature film adaptation was made with Kenneth Branagh and his controversial mustaches, which I think is just pitch perfect for cozy and traditional mystery lovers. It's the interpretation of Poirot’s facial hair that got everyone talking when the trailer first came out. This movie also had tons of star power with Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Willem Daf

  • Introduction to Mystery Books Podcast

    Introduction to Mystery Books Podcast

    04/09/2020 Duración: 07min

    Hello and welcome to Mystery Books Podcast. I'm mystery author Sara Rosett, and this is a short introduction to Mystery Books Podcast. This podcast will cover mysteries in all of their forms from classic golden age novels to contemporary cozies. In each podcast, I'll focus on one mystery. I'll give you a quick overview of the book, but there will be no spoilers, I promise. No spoilers! My hope for the podcast is that it will either help you find a new author to try or let you revisit an old favorite. Full notes at https://www.sararosett.com/introduction-to-mystery-books-podcast/