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Anthony Horowitz: The Word Is Murder

Few authors have ever tackled such a wide range of genres, and so sucessfully, including novels for children and young adults, mysteries, graphic novels, plays, film, television, and journalism. He’s even written two Sherlock Holmes novels and two James Bond novels.
by Oline H. Cogdill

Whistle an Eerie Tune: Radio’s The Whistler

The enigmatic, omniscient figure known only as The Whistler presented deviously clever tales of mystery and mayhem in the ’40s and ’50s.
by Michael Mallory

Emily Arsenault

This writer’s goal is not only entertainment but the creation of an emotional bond with the reader.
by John B. Valeri

The Soaring Crime Rate

TSales of crime novels in the UK have soared, overtaking general fiction for the first time.
by Sophie Hannah

Bosch: Everybody Counts or Nobody Counts

One of fiction’s most iconic characters, Michael Connelly’s LA cop Harry Bosch, took a tortuous path from page to screen and TV greatness.
by Craig Sisterson

My Book: Broken Ground

“Life imitates art. And sometimes the other way around, too.”
by Joe Clifford

Chronicles of Detection: Historical Authors Turning to Crime

Five novelists travel through the ages in criminality.
by Barry Forshaw

James W. Ziskin

The seductive world of Saratoga horse racing is the setting for Ziskin’s newest award-nominated novel.
by John B. Valeri

The Hook

First lines that caught our attention.

“M Is for Missed” Crossword

by Verna Suit


At the Scene

by Kate Stine

Mystery Miscellany

by Louis Phillips

Hints & Allegations


Small Press Reviews: Covering the Independents

by Betty Webb

Very Original: Paperback Originals Reviewed

by Hank Wagner

Short and Sweet: Short Stories Considered

by Ben Boulden

Sounds of Suspense: Audiobooks Reviewed

by Dick Lochte

What About Murder? Reference Books Reviewed

by Jon L. Breen

Mystery Scene Reviews


The Docket


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