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  • Classics,  Crime fiction

    The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

    Last week I started reading for my PhD and one of the books mentioned and explored Agatha Christie’s classic The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Now, I have to confess I am not a big Golden Age fan regarding crime fiction, so, no, I had never read Roger Ackroyd, but I knew I had to. It is usually referred to as Christie’s most surprising work. I have to say, not so much. The following review contains spoilers. Buy at Book Depository: In the village of King’s Abbot, a widow’s sudden suicide sparks rumors that she murdered her first husband, was being blackmailed, and was carrying on a secret affair with the…

  • Crime fiction,  TV/Movies

    TV Show: Elementary

    TV is my crack. Rachel McAdams (actress) You all know I am a huge TV and movies fan. I actually spend a lot of time everyday sitting in front of the TV, watching whichever TV show or movie I am really focused on that day or week. Or you could say, I’m obsessed and my evenings spent watching up to six 40-minutes long episodes of crime TV shows are insane. However you want to see it, TV and movies make me happy. So, I have decided to start reviewing the crime TV shows that I love the most and that will, generally, include a woman investigator. If they do not…

  • Crime fiction,  Forensic

    All That Remains (Scarpetta #3) by Patricia Cornwell

    The following is a SPOILER-FREE review. All That Remains (1992) by Patricia Cornwell is the third novel in the Kay Scarpetta series. I first heard of this novels via Criminal Minds and last Christmas I got as a present the first two novels, needless to say, I adore them. They are extremely addictive yet Kay is a strong, inspiring and deep main character. So, last week in the midst of some dissertation chaos and a tummy bug, I decided to read All That Remains. It took me three readings and put me through the week. In All That Remains, Kay Scarpetta faces one of the most difficult cases of her…