The British G.K. Chesterton wrote, “It is to be feared that about a hundred detective stories have begun with the discovery that an American millionare has been murdered; an event which is, for some reason, treated as a sort of calamity.” Not so with Alexander McCall Smith’s mysteries with Mma Precious Ramotswe and her First Ladies’ Detective Agency in Botswana. The California Literary Review has a brief interview.
Jeff Grim has been a reader all of his life. He has had a particular interest in military history, any war at any time. His fascination with military history has brought him to an interest in historical fiction where the history comes alive with fictitious heroes and villains. Recently, Jeff has become interested in historical mysteries set in various time periods.