Print and play Flame Noir Find-A-Quote No. 3 for free. This installment features an often mis-credited and misquoted classic Hercule Poirot quote: “It is the brain, the little gray cells on which one must rely. The senses mislead. One must seek the truth within – not without.” Often cited as being found in “The Mysterious Affair at Styles”, this quote actually appears in the collection, “Poirot Investigates”, (by Agatha Christie, published 1925), and can be found in the short story titled “The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim” (Chapter IX, page 127).
Print and play Flame Noir Find-A-Quote No. 2 for free. This installment features a classic example of the gritty but charming humor commonly found in hardboiled detective novels of the 1930s and 40s. From Raymond Chandler’s full-length novel, “Farewell My Lovely” (published 1940), we offer this Philip Marlowe classic: “It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window”. Enjoy!
Print and play Flame Noir Hardboiled Wordsearch Puzzle No. 3 for free. This installment’s word pool features references, character names, book titles and/or locations from stories by Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Mickey Spillane, Rex Stout and Brett Halliday.
Print and play Flame Noir Find-A-Quote No. 1 for free. This installment features a witty quote from the Nick and Nora Charles classic detective novel, “The Thin Man”, by Dashiell Hammett, (published 1933). “The problem with putting two and two together is that sometimes you get four, and sometimes you get twenty-two”. Enjoy!
Print and play Flame Noir Hardboiled Wordsearch Puzzle No. 2 for free. This installment’s word pool features common themes and lingo found in hardboiled detective novels, book titles, author names, character names and locations from some of the greats in the pulp fiction genre