mystery http://nhpr.org en 'Countdown City': A Second Mystery Novel For Pre-Apocalypse Concord http://nhpr.org/post/countdown-city-second-mystery-novel-pre-apocalypse-concord <p>This month on All Things Considered we’re looking at authors who write in or around New Hampshire.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:17:59 +0000 Brady Carlson 32588 at http://nhpr.org 'Countdown City': A Second Mystery Novel For Pre-Apocalypse Concord Cloudland: Crime Lit Close to Home http://nhpr.org/post/cloudland-crime-lit-close-home <p>Between 1978 and 1988, the murders of seven women in New Hampshire and Vermont were attributed to the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connecticut_River_Valley_Killer" target="_blank">“Connecticut River Valley Killer”</a>. Investigations of several suspects, and one deathbed confession went cold, and the killer was never found. Novelist <strong>Joseph Olshan’s</strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Cloudland-Joseph-Olshan/dp/125002157X/ref=tmm_pap_title_0" target="_blank"> “Cloudland,”</a> is a fictionalized crime thriller based on the case. We spoke to <a href="http://www.josepholshan.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Joe Olshan</strong></a> last spring when the book was released, now, it’s out in paperback. He lived in the upper valley when the sixth and final victim was found, and he explained what, as an outsider, he saw happen to local residents.</p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:43:22 +0000 Virginia Prescott 5002 at http://nhpr.org Cloudland: Crime Lit Close to Home The Disappearing Daguerreotypes http://nhpr.org/post/disappearing-daguerreotypes <P>In 2005, the International Center of Photography opened an exhibit called <A href="http://www.icp.org/museum/exhibitions/young-america-daguerrotypes-southworth-and-hawes">“Young America”. </A>The exhibit largely featured a collection of ghostly<A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daguerreotype"> daguerreotypes</A> - antique images made through the pioneer process that paved the way for modern photography.&nbsp;The exhibit opened to rave reviews - but within weeks many of the historic images began disappearing before the curators very eyes, aging decades in a matter of days. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:37:20 +0000 Virginia Prescott 17430 at http://nhpr.org The Disappearing Daguerreotypes "The Last Policeman": Novel Weighs How New Hampshire Would Handle A Coming Apocalypse http://nhpr.org/post/last-policeman-novel-weighs-how-new-hampshire-would-handle-coming-apocalypse <p>Recently the website <a href="http://boingboing.net/2012/11/10/the-last-policeman-a-whodunit.html" target="_blank">BoingBoing recommended a novel</a> called <a href="http://www.quirkbooks.com/thelastpoliceman" target="_blank"><strong><em>The Last Policeman</em></strong></a>. It's a murder mystery with a unique twist: it's set six months before a massive asteroid is set to collide with Earth and essentially cause the end of the world.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 20:36:50 +0000 Brady Carlson 17281 at http://nhpr.org "The Last Policeman": Novel Weighs How New Hampshire Would Handle A Coming Apocalypse