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This image features artwork from pulp artist Albert Drake for FBI Detective Magazine, February, 1949

Flame Noir Find-A-Quote Puzzle No. 1 – FREE!

FLAME NOIR FIND-A-QUOTE PUZZLE NO. 1 Completely free for your amusement QUOTE: “The problem with putting two and two together is that sometimes you get four, and sometimes you get twenty-two” – Dashiell Hammett, The Thin Man Flame Noir Find-A-Quote No. 1 was created by Flame Noir Mystery Co., 2018 and is free to play. […]

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This image features artwork from pulp artist Norman Saunders for Black Mask Magazine, July, 1949

Flame Noir Hardboiled Wordsearch Puzzle No. 2 – FREE!

FLAME NOIR HARDBOILED WORD SEARCH PUZZLE NO. 2 Completely free for your amusement WORD POOL: ARCHIE GOODWIN, BIG SLEEP, CRIME SCENE, DAIN CURSE, DETECTIVE, DROWNING POOL, FEMME FATALE, GUMSHOE, LITTLE SISTER, LONG GOODBYE, MALTESE FALCON, MOVING TARGET, NICK CHARLES, NORA CHARLES, POISONVILLE, RAYMOND, RED HARVEST, REVOLVER Hardboiled Word Search No. 2 was created by Flame […]

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Detective Recipes – Nero Wolfe Cookbook – Eggs Au Beurre Noir & Hash Browned Potatoes

On Sunday night I prepared two dishes from the “Breakfast in the Old Brownstone” section of the Nero Wolfe Cookbook by Rex Stout. Although both of these were recommended for breakfast, after reading the ingredient list I thought it would be crazy to serve early in the day. I do think it would make a […]

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This image features artwork from pulp artist John Drew for Best Detective Magazine, Feb, 1932

Flame Noir Hardboiled WordSearch Puzzle No. 1 – FREE!

FLAME NOIR HARDBOILED WORD SEARCH PUZZLE NO. 1 Completely free for your amusement WORD POOL: BLACKMAIL, BLACK MASK, CAHUENGA, CHANDLER, CONTINENTAL OP, CRIME, DASHIELL, DICK, HUNTER DULIN, INVESTIGATOR, LEW ARCHER, LOS ANGELES, MIKE HAMMER, MURDER, NOIR, PEEPER, PHILIP MARLOWE, PRIVATE EYE, PULP FICTION, ROSS MACDONALD, SAM SPADE, SAN FRANCISCO, SLEUTH, SNOOPER Hardboiled Word Search No. […]

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Philip Marlowe – American Icon – Smells like Coffee?

From the moment I first had the idea to create a candle store that was dedicated to the greatest detectives of film and print, I knew Philip Marlowe would be featured. While there is little doubt of how important European detectives like Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot, (or to the hardboiled genre specifically, private investigators […]

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