Monthly Archives: May 2015

Memorial Day Mysteries

Memorial Day aka Decoration Day is a day of remembrance of those men and women who who fell protecting us, of those who didn’t come home. Many people go to cemeteries and memorials on the last Monday in May, and there’s a tradition to fly the flag at half mast. Memorial Day in the U.S. is part of a three day holiday weekend. Many think of this weekend as the beginning of Summer, a time for Barbecues, the Beach, the Cabin, and S’mores.
Flag
Memorial Day Flag
Here’s a list of Mysteries set during Memorial Day Weekend.
Memorial Day by Vince Flynn
The Decoration Memorial Day War by David H. Brown
Flowers for Bill O’Reilly: Memorial Day by Max Allan Collins
Absolute Certainty by Rose Connors
One Was a Soldier by Julia Spencer Fleming (not technically Memorial day, but it fits the theme)
Memorial Day by Harry Shannon
Beside Still Waters by Debbie Viguie
Shadows at the Fair by Lea Wait
The Memorial Day Mystery short stories on the web.

For the young set: The Mystery of the Memorial Day Fire by Kathryn Kenny, a Trixie Belden mystery.

 

Have a good holiday. Be safe and Remember.

Memorial Day
Memorial Day

 

SOURCE:  Mystery Readers Inc.
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Sherlock Holmes, the world’s greatest detective

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859.  He is, of course, the creator of the brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes. The following is excerpted from PBS.org describing a wonderful program:  How Sherlock Changed the World ———————————————————————————————————– From blood to ballistics, from fingerprints to footprints, Sherlock Holmes was 120 years ahead of his time,… Continue Reading…

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

The Mystery Shop wishes all of you a Happy Mother’s Day, especially to our actresses with kids (or grandkids).  Nothing says “Happy Mother’s Day” more than a little murder! Our Death in Prime Time script has a character who is trying to follow in her mother’s footsteps!  MOTHER’S DAY MYSTERIES Angel at Troublesome Creek by… Continue Reading…

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