Crime Fiction, Mystery, Thrillers, and Suspense Articles
"It often stuns me—and not in a good way—when I hear other mystery authors say they don’t read beyond our genre. Some of them, it seems, hardly read at all..."
In honor of America's favorite pastime (and we do mean, reading mysteries), Mystery Scene asked our dream team of baseball crime writers to share their favorite baseball-themed mysteries, thrillers, and suspense picks.
Our critics pick some of their favorite reads from the past year.
Sherlock’s younger sister takes a bow in Nancy Springer's delightful Enola Holmes mystery series for young adults.
A weekly whodunit so lighthearted it nearly floated away.
"People ask me where I got the protagonist and story for my first novel, The Deadly Tools of Ignorance: A Debs Kafka Mystery. I haven’t the faintest idea..."
Writers such as John Shannon and Stieg Larsson get down to the dirty business of social commentary.
Author Dana Stabenow, who grew up in Alaska, writes about braving ice-encrusted ladders to reach her local library (which was only open one day a week). One of the books that made a real impression on Stabenow as a young reader was The Lion's Paw by Robb White.