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Well, these things happen...

Sorry nothing to see here. But I feel obligated to write something. Words and The Hungry Detective are just not seeing eye to eye right now. I have a post, one that I have been working on for 5-6 days, and I can't stand to read it or write it. It was meant to be a quick little review of a couple books, but...... it just is not happening.

I'll have some good stuff soon. End of the year Top Ten List. Winter Book preview. Keep and eye out for THD to get his head out of his ass soon.

Murder, Mayhem and the Return of Patrick and Angie

Back from Murder and Mayhem in Muskego IV. It was an ultimately very good weekend if not for a few hiccups. The original intention was to attend the mini-con with my sister who lives in Appleton. Alas, she caught one of the fifty or so colds she will have in the next three months. Everyone at The Hungry Detective office hopes she feels better, and we are already looking forward to attending the fifth installment with her next year. The second minor disappointment was the, I'm sure, entirely unavoidable absences of Duane Swierczynski and Harry Hunsicker. Bummer. (Ed Note. Duane's twitter feed notes a Christening... Cheers to that Mr. Swierczynski!)

All of this is, of course, is weighted by the very wonderful news that Dennis Lehane, after taking the balance of a year off after finishing The Given Day, is writing a new book. And it is a Kenzie and Gennaro book. Woo-Hoo! In terms of my own education about Crime Fiction, Dennis is an important figure. I was reading a lot by the tim…