Printed from https://www.writing.com/main/newsletters/action/archives/id/12302
Mystery: December 06, 2023 Issue [#12302]

 This week: The Mysterious World of Pierre Magnan
  Edited by: Adore♥
                             More Newsletters By This Editor  

Table of Contents

1. About this Newsletter
2. A Word from our Sponsor
3. Letter from the Editor
4. Editor's Picks
5. A Word from Writing.Com
6. Ask & Answer
7. Removal instructions

About This Newsletter

Happy December to you, thrill seeking mystery lovers!
We are in the last month of the year, and Christmas cheer is open to all as we enter this month and enjoy the last few weeks of the year. It is always amazing to me to see this time again, a gift it is and we also get to look forward to this month’s mystery author, Pierre Magnan whose works will be a nice way to end this year.
So, sit back, make a nice cup of peppermint tea and sugar cookies, and let’s dive into this month’s mystery newsletter!

Word from our sponsor

Letter from the editor

Hey there mystery enthusiasts,

Welcome to the latest edition of our thrilling newsletter! Today, we delve into the enigmatic world of Pierre Magnan, a master of suspense and intrigue. Get ready to be captivated as we uncover the secrets behind this remarkable author's works.

Pierre Magnan, born in 1922, was a French writer and one of the most celebrated authors of mystery novels. His compelling storytelling and vivid descriptions have made him a beloved figure in the literary landscape.

Magnan's works often revolve around the picturesque landscapes of Provence, France. The region's rustic charm and rich history provided the perfect backdrop for his thrilling tales. He had a unique ability to transport readers to the very heart of the mystery, immersing them in a world full of suspense and unexpected twists.

One of Magnan's most renowned works is "The Murdered House." Set in a small village in Provence, the story follows the investigation of a brutal crime that took place in an isolated farmhouse.

As the layers of the mystery unfold, we are introduced to a cast of intriguing characters, each with their own secrets to hide. Magnan's attention to detail and his deep understanding of human nature make this novel an absolute page-turner.

Another gem in Magnan's repertoire is "The Messengers of Death." This atmospheric thriller takes place in the hauntingly beautiful Giono Valley, where a series of unexplained deaths sends shockwaves through the community. With its eerie atmosphere and complex plot, this novel will keep you guessing until the very end.

One of the reasons Magnan's works stand out is his ability to create a strong sense of place. Whether it's the vibrant markets of Aix-en-Provence or the rugged cliffs of the Mediterranean coast, his descriptions transport readers to the heart of the action. You can almost feel the warm breeze on your skin and the scent of lavender in the air as you follow his characters on their thrilling journeys.

But what truly sets Magnan apart is his talent for crafting unforgettable characters. From the enigmatic detective investigating the crime to the eccentric villagers who hold the key to the mystery, each character is expertly developed and adds depth to the story. Their flaws and vulnerabilities make them relatable, while their secrets and hidden agendas keep readers on their toes.

Despite his immense talent, Pierre Magnan remained a humble and reclusive figure throughout his life. He rarely gave interviews and preferred to let his works speak for themselves. It is this air of mystery that adds an extra layer of intrigue to his already captivating novels.

Sadly, Pierre Magnan passed away in 2012, leaving behind a legacy of exceptional storytelling. His works continue to be cherished by mystery lovers around the world, who eagerly await each new translation of his novels.

So, if you're looking for a thrilling escape, pick up one of Pierre Magnan's books and immerse yourself in a world of mystery. Prepare to be transported to the enchanting landscapes of Provence, where secrets lurk around every corner.

That's it for this edition of our mystery newsletter. We hope you enjoyed this glimpse into the enigmatic world of Pierre Magnan. Stay tuned for more thrilling updates and recommendations in our next edition.

Until then, happy reading and may you always find yourself lost in a captivating mystery!

Editor's Picks

Here are a sampling of the newly listed and hot off the press mystery stories for your reading pleasure:

 Stolen Identity  (GC)
A story for my dad about a man who keeps getting his identity stolen but is it really his.
#2308975 by Dice Lemonade

 People are Weird  (18+)
PI gets hired to do a simple job.
#2137615 by Espinado

 Forces of Nature  (18+)
When you don't know where you went wrong...
#2292798 by Gaby ~ GoT Game? #456789

Army Buddies  (13+)
Pauline joins the army
#2307309 by the last cicada

Night Train  (13+)
A frightening subway trip to the suburbs leads to tragedy.
#2239124 by DB Cooper

The Bush House  (E)
Two girls and a teddybear have a sleepover
#2097179 by WakeUpAndLive️~🚬🚭2024

Return to Cabot Cove  (18+)
Jessica decided to retire and return to Cabot Cove. What mystery awaits?
#2223532 by ruwth

Submit an item for consideration in this newsletter!

Word from Writing.Com

Have an opinion on what you've read here today? Then send the Editor feedback! Find an item that you think would be perfect for showcasing here? Submit it for consideration in the newsletter!

Don't forget to support our sponsor!

Ask & Answer

In the last newsletter, I posted a question in the November newsletter, which author has a story with a fictional town called cotton and wood or cottonwood?

Two readers were kind enough to submit answers for the newsletter question. Three others wanted to comment on the newsletter itself. The first is from Fictiøn Ðiva the Wørd Weava

Hello, Adore♥ ,

Which author has a story with a fictional town called cotton and wood or cottonwood?

It's author Tonya Kappes.

Thank you so much.

Fictiøn Ðiva the Wørd Weava

The next is from dragonwoman In the November newsletter, it was Tonya Kappes who wrote "Turkey Troubles' that takes place in a small town called Cottonwood.

The third reader who submitted a comment is DB Cooper } In the next newsletter please mention my story Night Train. Night Train is about a child with Asperger's aka The Oasis syndrome. It is based on a true story. I feel I should get more attention for my work.

Well, sending a comment in is a good way to get your story posted as a possible read and I posted it in this month's newsletter. Thanks for letting us know about your story and hopefully, more readers will check it out as well!

The fourth reader comment is from Lilli ☕ busy Quilling who submitted this to the newsletter: Oh, I am intrigued!!! Thanksgiving cozy mysteries? I will certainly check these out!

Yes, the cozy mysteries are so good to snuggle up and read and I'm glad you enjoyed them in the November issue.

and the fifth reader comment is from Damon Nomad who submitted this to the newsletter:

An excellent summary of Thanksgiving-themed cozy mysteries. Thanks much for highlighting one of my stories as an editor's pick.

No, thank you Damon Nomad and it was my pleasure to show it here! *BookOpen*

Again, thank you so much all of you fantastic readers and those who answered the question will get a MB of your choosing from ME :D I will make sure to contact you to ensure we get these MBs out in a timely fashion.

Now, onto the question for the December newsletter. What are the places Magnan mentions in his story in Italy? The first 5 readers with the correct answer to this question will get a MB of their choosing.

Well, here's to wonderful snuggly Christmas evenings, Christmas wishes (for those Santa will put gifts in their stockings), and a very happy New Year to all!

*Bullet* *Bullet* *Bullet* Don't Be Shy! Write Into This Newsletter! *Bullet* *Bullet* *Bullet*

This form allows you to submit an item on Writing.Com and feedback, comments or questions to the Writing.Com Newsletter Editors. In some cases, due to the volume of submissions we receive, please understand that all feedback and submissions may not be responded to or listed in a newsletter. Thank you, in advance, for any feedback you can provide!
Writing.Com Item ID To Highlight (Optional):

Send a comment or question to the editor!
Limited to 2,500 characters.
Word from our sponsor
ASIN: 1945043032
Amazon's Price: $ 5.99

Removal Instructions

To stop receiving this newsletter, click here for your newsletter subscription list. Simply uncheck the box next to any newsletter(s) you wish to cancel and then click to "Submit Changes". You can edit your subscriptions at any time.

Printed from https://www.writing.com/main/newsletters/action/archives/id/12302