Saturday, December 26, 2009

The Buzz (Dec 26)

What's getting the most hits this week at The Thrill of it All ...

01. Merry Christmas From Bryant & May
02. 10 Christmas Crime Stories -- Online! Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown, and more
03. LA Times on SHERLOCK HOLMES: 'Solid, entertaining, not transcendent'
04. Crime Fiction Alphabet: L is for LOCKED ROOM PUZZLES
05. Detectives: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's SHERLOCK HOLMES
06. James Patterson-branded e-reader
07. Interview: SUE GRAFTON (U Is For Undertow: Kinsey Milhone)
08. Paying tribute to NERO WOLFE
09. ThrillerFest 2009: MYSTERIES VS. THRILLERS
10. Detectives: Laurie R. King's MARY RUSSELL (and SHERLOCK HOLMES)
11. Two Wrongs Don't Make a Write: Advice From Annie Dillard, Neil Gaiman, a baseball legend, and the Bible
12. MURDER SHE WROTE: Still Going Strong
13. Interview: Three queens of crime (Sue Grafton, Faye Kellerman, and Tess Gerritsen)
14. The Problem of Writing When the Spirit Moves You
15. Vote For Your Favorite Fictional Sheriff!
16. I, ALEX CROSS by James Patterson
17. Janet Evanovich brings Alex Barnaby to comics
18. Christmas Can Be Murder: 10 Seasonal Mystery Titles
19. Crime Fiction Alphabet: H is for Homicide Trinity
20. Interview: CAROL HIGGINS CLARK (Cursed: A Regan Reilly Mystery)
21. Detectives: Isaac Asimov's BLACK WIDOWERS
22. Interview: SARA PARETSKY (Hardball: V.I. Warshawski)
23. James Patterson coming to your TV (again)
24. Mystery Scene nabs Lawrence Block
25. STEVEN JAMES: Make Things Worse

Bonus: Getting the most hits at our sister blog, Crime TV ...

01. Opening Theme: THE PERSUADERS
02. Watch IT TAKES A THIEF episodes free online!
03. Unaired '60s Batgirl pilot
04. Watch the MONK finale online!
05. Gene Barry (1919-2009)
06. Kenneth Branagh is WALLANDER
07. Opening Theme: IT TAKES A THIEF
08. Opening Theme: THE HARDY BOYS & NANCY DREW
09. Opening Theme: THE ROCKFORD FILES
10. Opening Theme: HAWAII FIVE-O
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