By Jane Boursaw
Destination: Aldergrove, British Columbia
Book: Murder in the Latin Quarter(2009) by Cara Black
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I often think of Alfred Hitchcok and the MacGuffin when I read a mystery. To Hitchcok, the core of a mystery was the MacGuffin, a physical object that eludes the key characters and drives their frantic actions. “The papers”, “the key”, “the gun”, even the Holy Grail might be the MacGuffin. Once found, the characters believe the MacGuffin will answer all questions–in other words–solve the mystery–but it may be a false lead. Continue reading