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a narrative about someone who investigates crimes and obtains evidence leading to their resolution

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Speaking about Elementary , which is based on the detective stories of Sherlock Holmes, she said: "It's incredible that Rob (Doherty, producer and writer of the show) and his team have the imagination to continue creating such intricate, unique episodes for more than 100 episodes.
After we had finished the book George got in touch and said he had these ideas for some fictional stories, mostly detective stories.
The Maltese Falcon" set the standard by which all modern-day detective stories are measured," said Crafts, who directs the production.
He wrote 18 detective stories set on Southwest Indian reservations, including his 1970 breakthrough The Blessing Way.
Hornung was inspired to create his lovable criminal after his brother-in-law gained fame from the detective stories he was writing.
Afterwards they went back to their classrooms to design book covers and write their own detective stories.
Young adults who relish detective stories will find much to like in EYE OF THE CROW, set in 1867 London and telling of a woman's murder and the son of a Jewish intellectual, Sherlock Holmes, who dreams of a better life to rise him above impoverishment.
Which writer of detective stories also uses the pen name Barbara Vine?
Examples are given of how the writers of Sepedi detective stories mislead their readers in order to create mystery.
Unfortunately, limited space makes it impossible to highlight all of Poe's works; none of his marvelous detective stories is included in this volume, though a lesser work like King Pest is.
Good hard-boiled detective stories aren't about plots.
Set in contemporary New York City--the province of contemporary thriller detective stories (think NYPD Blue)--this novel is about a black police officer submerged in a river of unfortunate events.
the tidal wave of interest in detective stories and television forensics shows.
One of the most riveting detective stories of the last century supposedly ended when the Russian government declared that bones excavated from a Siberian mass grave belonged to the Romanovs, Russia's last royal family, who were executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918.