#Mystery Trope

When Did the Butler Dunnit? The History of “the Butler Did It” Trope

"The butler did it" is a plot often seen as a cheap, easy out for a mystery. But where did the trope come from, and how common is it, really?

Annotated Agatha Christie Bingo

From the military man who bores everyone to train hijinks, we've rounded up some tropes for a fun-filled game of annotated Agatha Christie bingo!

Mystery Trope: Covered In Blood, With No Memory…

Are you a fan of the amnesia murder mysteries where a character looks to be the murderer--so much blood!--but has no memory? Here are some great recs!