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The Real Da Vinci Code     View
Companion to a 2005 television program that considered historical plot elements in Dan Brown's novel "The Da Vinci Code." Topics include the legend of the Holy Grail, the Priory of Sion, the Knights Templar, Jesus and Mary Magdalene, and Op ...

The Da Vinci Code, The Catholic Church and Opus Dei     View
May 2006 response to Dan Brown's fictional work "The Da Vinci Code" from the Prelature of Opus Dei in the United States. Fictional members of Opus Dei are prominent characters in the novel. Topics addressed include Opus Dei and monks, crime ...

American Mystery! Specials: Based on the Novels by Tony Hillerman     View
Companion to Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) programs dramatizing works by Southwest mystery author Tony Hillerman. Features a Hillerman biography and interview, list of his books featuring Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navaj ...

Mystery*File     View
A "crime fiction research journal" about mystery novels and novelists. Includes an illustrated and annotated checklist of the Ziff-Davis Fingerprint Mysteries, a chronological checklist of Native American detectives, and an essay about the ...

Hammett's 'Maltese Falcon,' 75 Years Later     View
Audio appreciation from 2005 celebrating the 75th anniversary of the publication of Dashiell Hammett's novel "The Maltese Falcon." Also includes links to a related story about this book that has been "hailed as one of the greatest det ...

Dashiell Hammett     View
This site salutes the works of hard-boiled-mystery writer Samuel Dashiell Hammett by presenting a chronology of his short stories and novels, which include "The Maltese Falcon" and "The Thin Man." Also provides brief biographical ...

Stop, You're Killing Me!     View
At this site, done by a mystery lover, you can search for mysteries by author or series character. The character index may be searched in a number of ways, including occupation, location, diversity, and historical period. Includes links to over three ...

Crime Writers of Canada     View
"A national organization for Canadian crime writers, associated professionals, and anyone else with a serious interest in Canadian crime writing. Its mission is to promote Canadian crime writing and to raise the profile of Canadian crime writers ...

Twists, Slugs and Roscoes: A Glossary of Hardboiled Slang     View
A glossary of slang terms taken from the hardboiled "private eye" detective fiction of Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, and others.

Gumshoes, Sleuths & Snoopers     View
This site "provides an in-depth look at 185 detective and mystery novels originally published during the period 1930-1960. It is the result of a collaborative effort in which volunteers ... provided detailed information about plot, setting, char ...



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