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K.B. Owen

‘Tis the Season: 19th century Shoplifters

by K.B. Owen As “Black Friday” rapidly approaches, the official opening of the holiday shopping season in the U.S., we thought it would be fun/interesting to look at a related activity, past…

The Last Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe

by K.B. Owen This week marks the anniversary of the death of famous American poet/author/critic Edgar Allan Poe on Oct 7, 1849. Although the cause of his death was vaguely listed as…

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1890s Courtship Etiquette

by Kathy Owen Among the rewarding perks of historical novel writing are the cool bits of info that I find along the way. While researching the topic of courtship for the fifth…

The mystery of 1890s train travel…and a book release!

by K. B. Owen, misterio press author I love being a historical mystery writer. Though it means additional research time as well as longer gaps between book releases, I run across fascinating stuff.…

BoucherCon: an Author’s Guide

by K.B. Owen, misterio press author A couple of days ago I returned from BoucherCon. With an attendance of 1500, it’s considered one of the larger mystery fiction conventions out there. (For…

Columbo, a master of mystery

by K.B. Owen We Misterio Press authors like to gather our inspiration from all sorts of places, one of them being the wonderful detective characters that have come before. Here’s one of…

Time for Chocolate!

by K.B. Owen With the decadence of Mardi Gras upon us (and the sugar-coma of Valentine’s Day fresh in our minds), a post solely dedicated to chocolate seemed appropriate. Our fascination with…