Posts by Ellen Seltz

Here’s the thing about Indie Publishing…

Here’s the thing about Indie Publishing…

I’ve learned a lot about this game in the last year (and have a lot more to learn). The biggest...

So I have this book…

So I have this book…

Last year, I had an existential crisis. I had known for years that all my favorite authors are dead, but...

Book Review: Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks

Book Review: Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks

My husband and I recently celebrated our eleventh wedding anniversary by duplicating many of our early dates – wandering around...

Book Review-Black Plumes by Margery Allingham

I began this book eagerly anticipating the arrival of the beloved sleuth, Mr. Campion. However, Miss Allingham weaves her tale...

Campion!

A longtime favorite, one of Peter Davison (aka The Fifth Doctor)’s most swoonworthy roles. Don’t miss his rad roadster! Full...

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Hercule Poirot’s Tisanes

Along with Sirop de Cassis, cocoa at breakfast, and other drinks considered by Hastings to be “noxious”, Hercule Poirot is...

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Review: What W.H. Auden Can Do For You by Alexander McCall Smith

What W. H. Auden Can Do for You by Alexander McCall Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars An engaging...

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Review: The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper by John D. MacDonald

The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper by John D. MacDonald My rating: 3 of 5 stars A quick, enjoyable...

Review: The Return of Mr. Campion (Uncollected Stories)

After Margery Allingham’s death in 1966, Agatha Christie lauded her fellow writer: How sad it is that there are not...

Period Glamour – Hairstyles of the 1930’s

Period Glamour – Hairstyles of the 1930’s

The smooth, flowing lines and glossy finish of Art Deco style turn up everywhere in the Golden Age period –...