Stacking the Shelves (4)

Stacking The Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga‚Äôs Reviews and Reading Reality all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts, eBooks, and audiobooks. The Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham (Albert Campion, 1) … Continue reading Stacking the Shelves (4)

Book Review: The Canary Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine (1927)

The Canary Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine is a classic mystery novel first published in 1927. It features Philo Vance, a wealthy and intellectual amateur detective who is often compared to Sherlock Holmes. The novel is set in New York City, and it revolves around the murder of a popular Broadway actress, Margaret Odell, who is nicknamed “The Canary” because of her beautiful … Continue reading Book Review: The Canary Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine (1927)

Book Review: The Kennel Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine (1933)

The Kennel Murder Case by S.S. Van Dine is a classic mystery novel first published in 1933. The story follows detective Philo Vance as he investigates the murder of a wealthy dog breeder, Archer Coe, who is found dead in his bedroom with the door locked from the inside. The novel is filled with twists and turns as Vance unravels the web of lies and … Continue reading Book Review: The Kennel Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine (1933)

Book Review: The Benson Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine (1926)

The Benson Murder Case is a classic detective novel by S.S. Van Dine and is the first in the Philo Vance series. The story is set in New York City and revolves around the murder of Alvin Benson, a wealthy stockbroker. The mystery is complicated because Benson’s body was found in a locked room with a bullet wound in his head and his toupee missing. … Continue reading Book Review: The Benson Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine (1926)