Karin Slaughter: Southern Discomfort
This daughter of the New South doesn't pull any punches in her hard-hitting, socially conscious thrillers.
by Cheryl Solimini
One of today's leading noir writers look at Gilda from a woman's perspective.
by Megan Abbott
Jeff Abbott: A Jolt of Adrenaline
This new series focuses on 21st century international crime rings and features a young family man and parkour enthusiast.
by Oline H. Cogdill
Juliet Blackwell Casts a Spell
The Lily Ivory novels make use of some of the real and traditional history of witchcraft.
by Mario Acevedo
Sequels, Prequels & Pastiches
These writers have picked up the story where a predecessor let off.
by Tom Nolan
Mary Stewart: Teller of Tales
Highly intelligent, deeply romantic, and broadly cultured, these novels of suspense are classics.
by Katherine Hall Page
Building Your Book Collection: First Editions
Every publisher has its own way of designating a first edition.
by Nate Pedersen
James Anderson: The Case of the Golden Age Gems
Anderson's lighthearted puzzles both parodied and paid homage to the English Country House Mystery.
by Jon L. Breen
The Murders in Memory Lane: Mickey Spillane
Not only the creator of Mike Hammer, also one hell of a nice guy.
by Lawrence Block
Writers on Reading
Three Treasured Reads: Edgar Allan Poe, Jane Eyre, and The Three Musketeers
by Charlaine Harris
Cozy Crime Crossword
by Verna Suit
by Kate Stine
by Louis Phillips
Hints & Allegations
Edgar Awards, Ellis Awards, MS Online, Agatha Awards, The American Writers Museum
First Lines That Caught Our Attention
Jack Vance's Bad Ronald, Books We Should be Reading
by Ed Gorman
William Ard: He Coulda Been a Contender
by Kevin Burton Smith
Author Anagrams Quiz
by Stefanie Pintoff
Laurel Hells, Grassy Balds, and Wild Boars
by Ed Lynskey
Small Press Reviews: Covering the Independents
by Betty Webb
Short & Sweet: Short Stories Considered
by Bill Crider
What About Murder? Reference Books Reviewed
by Jon L. Breen
Sounds of Suspense: Audiobooks Reviewed
by Dick Lochte
Very Original: Paperback Originals Reviewed
by Lynne Maxwell
Mystery Scene Reviews