January 7, 2018

While nearly all of the Gladys Mitchell book titles are represented at The Stone House with a personal synopsis and review, I add one long-absent entry to the group: a review of 1949's adventure story for girls, The Seven Stones Mystery

As I mention in the review, part of Mitchell's interest in creating a story series for young readers seems to be the inspiration of, and affection for, the students s...

April 23, 2017

I'm very happy to announce that Gladys Mitchell's lively detective Mrs. Bradley makes an appearance in the current issue of ALFRED HITCHCOCK MYSTERY MAGAZINE (May/June 2017).

Editor Linda Landrigan asked me if I would  choose a Gladys Mitchell short story for the magazine's "Mystery Classic" feature and contribute an introduction of the story and author. The winning tale was 1940's "Dai...

April 19, 2017

Welcome to the new version of The Stone House, my tribute website to Gladys Mitchell and her lively psycho-analyst detective, Mrs. Beatrice Adela Lestrange Bradley. 

I began the website -- which is named after Mrs. Bradley's home on the edge of the New Forest, referenced in The Mystery of a Butcher's Shop and other novels -- way back in 2001 as a way to share some information about the author...

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