Tag Archives: Murder mystery

Nostalgia for the Never-was

(Inspired by the work of Laurent Kronental, in particular this photograph) Dregs. Scum. Rabble. Undesirables. Canailles. Guillaume hated them all with a dour passion. His hatred had not made him become a gendarme, but it had kept him one through … Continue reading

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Inexplicably Irate

“Joe was the last person on Earth I expected to do that…” She was bawling, tears flowing down her pretty face like a waterfall. Detective Graham McCaffrey remained impassive. He had witnessed a lot of crying over his three decades … Continue reading

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As a cucumber… Part II

The guy was classic eurotrash. Had a French accent you could mature cheese with, one which sounded so affected that you would have half a mind to tell him to cut it out, but one look at his outfit showed … Continue reading

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Tell Saint Peter at the golden gate, that you just hate to make him wait, but you gotta have another cigarette…

– 1947’s Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) by Tex Williams Since I finished LA Noire¬†about a week or so ago and have very little else to blog about, I figured I’d try my hand at something I’ve never done before … Continue reading

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