Category Archives: mystery

“Read a Damn Book – 033: Living Dead in Dallas”

Charlaine Harris – Living Dead in Dallas (2002) This is the 2nd book in the Sookie Stackhouse series of vampire/romance/mystery novels written by Charlaine Harris. (I reviewed the first book in the series, Dead Until Dark, a few weeks ago.) … Continue reading

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“Zooch Meets His Fate” (RMFM 14) by Richard F. Yates

After a life of cheating, stealing, lying, naughty language, murder, incest, and necromancy, at the age of 69, Zooch tripped while in line at a coffee shop and impaled himself on a young lady’s umbrella. Few attended the funeral, but … Continue reading

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“Passing the Dead on the I-5 Southbound Lanes” by Richard F. Yates (and Richard O’Brien)

I first spotted the “exempt” plate on a mid-level car, something like a Prius or somesuch. (I’m not good at cars.) Then I spotted another exempt plate, one or two vehicles ahead of the first, and I thought, “Gov’mint must … Continue reading

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