The Cozier The Better

Mystery fiction can be categorized in many different ways, but one of the most frequently used distinctions has to do with the tone of the book. Using tone as the deciding factor, the three major mystery categories (or subgenres) are hard-boiled, cozy and traditional....

The Golden Age of Detective Fiction

The “Golden Age” of Detective Fiction refers to the years between the two World Wars (1920-1939). Golden Age detective fiction writers are those who were working in England at that time, including among others, Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) and Agatha Christie...