ZJ CZUPOR’S MYSTERY MINUTE: The Rage of a Writer

By ZJ Czupor Chester Himes If you stopped to chat with this famous author on the street, you might decide he had few redeeming qualities and keep walking. And you might, on second thought, think that with his sketchy past, he was a lost cause. Just look at his early record: As a student at...

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FEBRUARY ROGUE ROUNDUP

What we Rogues talked about, researched, and revealed in February... On day 1, Paul Vidich went Rogue and took us into the skin of a female spy seducing secrets during the cold war. The person you love might have had a whole history before you met--can you ever really know everything about them?...

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ZJ CZUPOR’S MYSTERY MINUTE

The Nightmare Life of William Lindsay Gresham By ZJ Czupor At the end of 2021, a disturbing film was released to the public. Tagged as a neo-noir psychological thriller and directed by Guillermo del Toro, it quickly won nine major awards and received forty-two nominations. The film is Nightmare...

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ZJ CZUPOR’S MYSTERY MINUTE

A MYSTERY WITHIN A MYSTERY By Z.J. Czupor In the canon of mystery novels lies an unfinished but published mystery—the last novel written by an iconic author—and the mystery within that novel is still waiting to be solved. American librarian and author, Edmund Pearson (1880-1937), called it "the...

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ZJ CZUPOR’S MYSTERY MINUTE

By Z.J. Czupor She Wrote the First Legal Thriller On a Saturday morning, September 16, 1922, the Episcopal Reverend Edward W. Hall and his choir member (lover) Eleanor Mills were discovered shot dead under a crabapple tree in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Their love letters had been torn up and left...

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ZJ CZUPOR’S MYSTERY MINUTE

THE QUEEN OF CRIME DRAMA By Z. J. Czupor This living, award-winning, and bestselling author is a true example of a rogue writer, who never let adversity stand in the way of her dreams. Eilidh Martina Cole was born on March 30, 1959, the youngest of five children to a poor, Irish Catholic family in...

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Z.J. CZUPOR’S MYSTERY MINUTE

By Z.J. Czupor This great literary writer also wrote mysteries William Faulkner (1897-1962) was a titan of American Literature and is considered one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature, two Pulitzer Prizes, and a National Book Award. His works have...

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TINKER TAILOR AUTHOR SPY

He was a complicated cat and a skilled obfuscator. He was an author, a movie script writer, a suave pipe-smoking spymaster, a defender of the law—and a breaker of the law. Journalist James Rosen called him a “passionate patriot; committed Cold Warrior; a lover of fine food, wine and women; incurable intriguer, wicked wit and superb storyteller.”

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