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      "Ostara Publishing re-issues titles that have unjustifiably become unavailable either through the ravages of time or the forces of publishing economics. We specialise in Crime and Thriller fiction titles and our range goes from the1920s through to the 21st century. We publish thematically and currently have six series available. All our titles are published in a 'trade paperback' format and printed to order."
    • Poisoned Pen Press
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    Yvette

    I know I've read this, Les, but damn if I can remember. Why do I know it? Well, becasue at one time I read just about every Dickson Carr and Carter Dickson I could get my hands on. But I'm afraid old lady memory has wiped the plots from my mind.

    At any rate, Les, I've joined that yahoo group you were talking about but almost immediately I'm having second thoughts. I'm not good about trying newfangled things. I keep getting all these emails that I'm not sure how to respond to or even if I should. A question: How does all this work? It's very confusing. Even the instructions are confusing. Bear with me, Les. Explain the thing in kindergarten phrases and I just might catch on.

    Bev@My Reader's Block

    Like Yvette, I've read this one...but I don't remember much about it. Too many other books between now and then, I guess. Gonna have to reread.

    Les Blatt

    Bev and Yvette - Hag's Nook isn't my favorite, but it is very very good. Carr is a master at creating a terrifying atmosphere, and some of the descriptions should provoke nightmares.

    Yvette - at 4MA, click on "edit membership" (should be right above the 4_Mystery_Addicts banner). That will take you to a page where you can choose to receive a daily digest of the messages rather than every individual message. That's what I do - otherwise, the volume of mail would drive me crazier than I already am. You can respond to the emailed digests via email, or you can go directly to the 4MA group page on Yahoo, click on the message you're answering, and enter your post there. I hope this helps!

    Yvette

    Thanks, Les. :)

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