1934 classic English detective fiction; sixth of Allingham's novels of
Albert Campion. The great artist John Lafcadio left twelve final
paintings, to be shown one per year after his death. At the unveiling
of the eighth, a young artist is fatally stabbed with a pair of
This new group is organised via
and I went along to the initial meeting in the Churchill Tap.
1998 mystery, sixth in Barr's Anna Pigeon series, murder mysteries
in US National Parks. Lechugilla Cavern is a huge and largely
unexplored cave in Carlsbad Caverns National Park; whena friend and
fellow ranger is injured there, Anna swallows her claustrophobia and
goes in to help with the evacuation.
On a day of sun and showers, a surprising lot of us got together for
beer and belly-pork.
2007 science fiction. The starship Fenrir was lost ten years ago to
a misjump, but its warp engine has just reappeared in open space…
embedded in coral, and accompanied by three dead bodies and a fishing
boat. Captain Mikhail Ivanovich Volkov takes the frigate Svoboda to
find out where the Fenrir has been.
Pyramid, edited by Steven Marsh, is the monthly GURPS supplement
containing short articles with a loose linking theme. This time it's
1997 mystery, fifth in Barr's Anna Pigeon series, murder
mysteries in US National Parks. After the events of the previous book,
Anna's sent to Cumberland Island Park for "pre-suppression" fire duty,
and a bit of a lighter posting. But she and another ranger spot a
plume of smoke, which turns out to be the fresh wreckage of the
island's drug-interdiction plane.
2016 police parody, 10 episodes. Detective Angie Tribeca solves crimes
in the RHCU, the Really Heinous Crimes Unit.
1933 classic English detective fiction; fifth of Allingham's novels of
Albert Campion. The Fitton family operate a run-down watermill in
Suffolk, but may be the forgotten heirs of Averna, a tiny European
principality that may suddenly be terribly important. US vtt Kingdom
of Earth and The Fear Sign.
This long-running games convention started off as a Diplomacy
gathering. These days it's a blend of board-gaming and roleplaying.