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Sing Me a Murder

2.5  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 165 pages
Published April 4th 1988 by Black Lizard Books (first published April 1988)
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Jan C
Apr 28, 2010 Jan C rated it liked it
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I kind of went back and forth on this one. Almost putting it down in a couple of spots. But, after I read that she also wrote Detour I plugged on. It turned out to be a pretty fair mystery once I figured out what was going on.

The problem is this book plunges you in like you already know what is happening. But you don't really find out what is happenening until it is resolved.

But there was an interesting cast of characters. Interesting trial. All around kind of bizarre. Kind of noir but not hard-
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Oct 21, 2011 Dingbat rated it liked it
I've been looking for this book for a while, hoping that it might be a lost noir classic, but I was disappointed. The drunken playwright, Ty Leander, has lost his wife in a fire, or has he? He wants to die, or does he? The plot twists frantically:167 pages are just not enough for its ludicrous convolutions. The characters are uniformly unpleasant.

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Helen Nielsen was author of mysteries and television scripts for such television dramas as "Perry Mason" and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents".
She studied journalism, art and aeronautical drafting at various schools, including the Chicago Art Institute. Before her writing career, she worked as a draftsman during World War II and contributed to the designs of B-36 and P-80 aircraft. Her stories were ofte
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