My Top Ten Mystery/Crime Shows: Part 2

#5: HAVEN Technically not speaking a crime series, Haven centres on Audrey Parker, an FBI Agent who shows up in a crazy little town called Haven where weird stuff happens all the time. She partners up with Nathan, a police officer who can’t feel any physical stimuli and sometimes Duke, a shifty dude who lives…

My Top Ten Mystery/Crime Shows: Part One

It’s no secret I am addicted to television and as my love of mystery would suggest, crime shows in particular. I take great pleasure in ruining everything for my husband by telling him exactly what the twists are going to be within the first 10 minutes. He should have learned by now that if he…

My Gripe with Crime Shows

I enjoy crime shows. It’s somewhat of a guilty pleasure. Who doesn’t enjoy Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle on, well, Castle, making snide remarks and terrible jokes and being generally a rather poor substitute for Captain Malcolm Reynolds? I’ll happily forgive the premise that a writer accompanying police on investigations, busts and interrogations is slightly…

Twists and Surprises

Friday, the day of my gut-wrenchingly difficult physiology and pharmacology exam, marked the end of my university semester. I decided to celebrate by spending a book voucher and doing nothing on Saturday but read. I bought the latest Janet Evanovich and the 1st To Die by James Patterson. I’ve read all of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie…