For all its ghastly subject matter, there's something inherently comforting about a classic murder mystery. Perhaps the satisfaction derives from the thrill of playing detective against an oddly amicable lineup of suspects. How many murder mysteries, for example, take place on an affluent estate amidst a gallery of ever-so-civilized villainy? Warped motives, red herrings, and victims with shadowy histories: These are the essential ingredients of the murder mystery as mixed by... More >>>