Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Movies


Today let's talk about books that have series. I want to see some of my favorite mystery series on the big screen or on television.  First and foremost I want would love to see Carolyn Hart's Max & Annie bookstore mysteries made into a series of movies. I don't think we have enough bookstore mysteries and these would make an endearing addition. Speaking of bookstores and movies what about the bookstore mysteries that have a ghost in them? Wouldn't that be great fun to watch?

 

I'm not done with my Hollywood and television wishlist of movies and series shows. I want to see Monica Ferris's stitch shop mysteries. I have to see Goddy in a series an Betsy. This would also probably recruit more readers and stitchers by way of plots and characters. Of course I can't leave out Lorraine Barrett's and Lorraine Bartlett's Series. The booktown series just makes want to grab a snack and start watching. Then the Victoria Square Series has my heart and what a great premise for Hollywood.

 

Now while I am dreaming I am dreaming of EJ Copperman's ghost series. I actually think this would make a great family movie/s series. They could come out once a year. You couldn't ask for a nicer author except maybe Jeff Cohen shusssh don't tell EJ I said that.

 

BTW backing up for a minute. It's Carolyn Hart's series that gave me the writing inspiration. When the late Monette Cummings gave me my first Carolyn Hart Mystery I wanted to write like her when I grew up. BUT when I grew up I found Lorraine's booktown series and I literally sat down and cried because I KNEW she had my gratitude for writing this series. (It came at a very bad time in my life) and I will forever be grateful she penned this series.)

 

Historical fiction/mysteries have come a long ways. I love love love Carola Dunn's Series. I also can't brag enough about Emily Brightwell's Series. Mrs. Jefferies makes me want to time travel back be a part of that household. Of course I can't leave out Kerry Greenwood because her series actually is a tv series. At least by way of Netflix and I have devoured them.

 

I would love to add to my wishlist the Joanne Fluke Mysteries but I don't think they would sit well time after time with  viewers because of the love triangle. It does get on everyone's nerves and all of the books later I don't rush to buy the next one anymore. This is my blog for today. What does and doesn't work for me.

Pam

4 comments:

  1. These would all be great series if done right.

    And I really want to watch the Phryne Fisher series at some point.

    And I agree on the love triangle in the Fluke books, it was annoying me after a while reading them...

    Terri

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  2. I would like to see them as well as the Mrs. Pollifax series, M.M.Kaye's Death in series, and Dorothy Dunnett's Johnson Johnson series. I'd never leave home then. LOL

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  3. Mrs. Pollifax would be good. Terri I know you will love Phryne they do cross over very well as series mysteries. They don't limit her surroundings either one of my favorites takes place on a train.

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  4. Love your list of books to movies

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