Seal Press



Private Investigations

Twenty contemporary crime writers leave fiction behind with essays revealing unsolvable riddles from their own lives.

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Review of ‘Private Investigations’

When we talk about mystery in the book world, we generally mean a crime novel wherein a murder is committed and a sleuth, professional or amateur, figures out who done it. There are subgenres, of course—thrillers, cozies, police procedurals, even the occasional caper where no murder occurs. Yet the word mystery has much broader meaning…

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