Posts Tagged ‘Bernie’

What’s The Big Deal?


May 11th, 2017 Posted 7:38 am

Bernie does this all the time!


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Bernie As A Nose Tackle?


August 7th, 2015 Posted 9:26 am

This is kind of funny:

Here’s a real nose tackle:



What’s In A Name?


February 15th, 2014 Posted 9:02 am

Ms. Publicist: Fifteenth of the month and therefore time for What’s In A Name, where Spencer Quinn and I discuss a character name from the Chet and Bernie mysteries. What’s it going to be this month, Spence?

Spencer Quinn: How about Charlie, Bernie’s son, missed by him dreadfully after the divorce. I think the name says something about Bernie and his ex-wife Leda, and the state of their marriage at the beginning.

Ms. P: Which was good?

SQ: I think so. These are revolutionary – or at least rapidly evolutionary – times when it comes to naming kids. The fact that they gave their son such a traditional, unexciting, but at the same time esthetically quite pleasing name, at least to my way of thinking, says something. And this notion – that Bernie and Leda had something good at one time, has, in truth, just occurred to me! I may do something with it.

Ms. P: Such as? Uh, Spence? Where are you going?

Coming Aug. 5:

9781476703398_Paw & Order


Two Hunters


April 8th, 2012 Posted 9:12 am

“Hey, Charlie,” Bernie says. “Did you find any eggs?”

“One,” says Charlie.

“Just one?” Bernie says.

“Chet got all the others.”

Bernie looks at me. Well, of course I let Charlie find one – he’s such a great kid. I wait for Bernie to say, Good boy, Chet.

Welcome Audrey from Cape Cod (but not our Audrey from Cape Cod) and Gus, living the dream.


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