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Sherlock Holmes has Dr. Watson. Mulder has Scully. Spenser has Hawk. What your favorite mystery or suspense series in which the main character has a trusted sidekick? Join co-hosts Joan West and Sherry Knowlton for this episode of Milford House Mysteries on November 14th at 2:30 pm when they'll discuss role of Sidekicks in Detective Fiction and beyond? They'll talk about beloved detective-sidekick duos and some of the functions the role of sidekick fulfills in this genre, both from the perspective of literary device, enhancing character, and solving the fictional crime. In books, films, television, plays, comics and cartoons, we are drawn to a main character who has a close companion who helps solve the crime, take on the bad guys, or helps the protagonist be "smarter than the average bear." Tune in to hear Joan and Sherry discuss the enduring concept of sidekicks in fiction. Milford House Mysteries Hosts - Sherry Knowlton is the author of the Alexa Williams suspense series, including Dead of Autumn, Dead of Summer, Dead of Spring and Dead of Winter. Joan West is the author of the Carlisle Crime Cases series, including Dying for Vengeance, Courting Doubt and Darkness, Darkness at First Light, Had a Dying Fall, and Things Strangled.
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In this episode of the Milford House Mysteries, Sherry Knowlton interviews her podcast co-host JM West about her new release, Things Strangled. The police procedural is the latest in West's Carlisle Crime Cases series, the fifth mystery... more

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