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Below are the top poll results of the "What are your favorite mysteries?" poll. If you haven't read these authors, maybe you can find a new favorite in the list. (and thank you to the people who picked me even though I said not to! :)  )

detectivedog.jpgBest Indie:

  • Amy Vansant
  • Jana DeLeon
  • Tonya Kappes
  • Diane Harman
  • Kathi Daley
  • Willow Rose
  • Bobbi holmes
  • Amanda M Lee
  • Leslie Langtry
  • Trixie Silvertale

Best Traditionally Published:

  • Agatha Christie
  • Janet Evanovich
  • J. D. Robb
  • Caroline Keene
  • James Patterson
  • Lillian Jackson Braun
  • Ellery Adams
  • Karin Slaughter
  • Laura Childs
  • Louise Penny
  • Miranda James
  • Kate Carlisle
  • Laurie Cass
  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Minnie Crockwell
  • Sue Grafton


Archer had his first night away over Thanksgiving at my brother-in-law's house (not away from us, we were there too). He ran around and swam in the pool and barked at the cat...and then I think we lost him. He became a pillow for my niece:

This trend continued when we got home on the sofa next to my desk:

He was so tired, he picked up his ball to play and then laid back down again... that's when I spotted where he'd left his ball.

Mommy's little weirdo...


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