Catriona McPherson

Whether it’s her Golden Age mysteries featuring Dandy Gilver or her contemporary novels of suspense, McPherson has an appreciative and growing audience.
by Oline H. Cogdill

Philip MacDonald

Once a bestselling author, as well as a prolific film and TV writer, MacDonald is sadly neglected today.
by Michael Mallory

Mod Squad: Odd Squad

Behind the scenes as a TV writer on one of the grooviest cop shows ever.
by Rita Lakin

The Hook

First Lines That Caught Our Attention 

Adrian McKinty

Memories of his Belfast child- hood during The Troubles fuel McKinty’s fiction.
by Oline H. Cogdill

Girls Like Us

Female readers are increasingly demanding—and getting—crime fiction that reflects their lives and concerns.
by Megan Abbott


A chat with Wallace Stroby, author of thrillers about professional thief Crissa Stone.
by Ed Gorman

Publish & Perish: Judith Flanders

The author uses her own background as a book editor to enrich her mysteries set in London’s literary world.
by Cheryl Solimini

“Never Off Duty” Crossword

by Verna Suit



At the Scene

by Kate Stine

Mystery Miscellany

by Louis Phillips

Hints & Allegations

Anthony and Shamus awards, Hammett Prize, CWA Daggers

My Book Essays

Reece Hirsch, Jon McGoran, Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Tara Laskowski



Small Press Reviews: Covering the Independents

by Betty Webb

Short & Sweet: Short Stories Considered

by Bill Crider

Very Original: Paperback Originals Reviewed

by Lynne Maxwell & Hank Wagner

Sounds of Suspense: Audiobooks Reviewed

by Dick Lochte

What About Murder? Reference Books Reviewed

by Jon L. Breen

Mystery Scene Reviews



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