Jim Rockford

Jim Rockford was played by James Garner in The Rockford Files. He was a struggling private investigator operating in the greater Los Angeles area. Garner was the only actor to appear in every episode of the series. Each episode began with the image of Rockford’s answering machine, and the opening title sequence was accompanied by someone leaving Rockford a message. As the camera focuses on… More Jim Rockford

The Cuckoos Egg

Let me start by saying this is a mystery book not a murder mystery. The Cuckoos’ Egg is a book about tracking a spy through the maze of computer espionage. Written by Clifford Stoll  when the internet was in its infancy, it still packs a punch all this time later. Cliff Stoll was an astronomer turned… More The Cuckoos Egg


Invisible is the first book in the Ivy Malone Mystery series by Lorena McCourtney Ivy follows the Miss Marple/Jessica Fletcher tradition of being a little old lady sleuth. However, instead of being seen as an investigator, she, like other ladies of a certain age, has become invisible.  Sales assistants etc just don’t see little old ladies.… More Invisible