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Camilla Läckberg

After ten books in the Fjällbacka series, this bestselling Swedish author aims to conquer the US with a new novel about a discarded first wife who decides not to leave quietly.
by Oline H. Cogdill

Emma Lathen: On the Money

Her Wall Street banker sleuth, John Putnam Thatcher, makes his business our pleasure.
by Michael Mallory

Raymond Chandler and the Brasher Doubloon

Looking at Chandler’s work— from the perspective of a coin collector.
by Lawrence Block

Jenny Milchman

It’s not a character but a community that grounds this writer’s novels.
by John B. Valeri

6 New Writers to Watch

These talented authors are on their way up. Read them now!
by Oline H. Cogdill

Jon Land

A bestselling thriller author who also writes the Murder, She Wrote novels.
by John B. Valeri

Love on the Run

Criminal couples hit the open road in these exciting films.
by Pat H. Broeske

Mary Higgins Clark Roundtable

Six writers discuss the legacy of a crime-writing legend.
by Hank Phillippi Ryan

My Book: Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective

The (interactive) game is afoot!
by Dave Neale

Inspired by True Events

England’s Julia Wallace murder case has intrigued many writers.
by Tom Mead

My Book: When Blood Runs Cold

Putin and the uses of poison.
by Daniella Bernett

“Medieval Evil” Crossword

by Verna Suit


At the Scene

by Kate Stine

Mystery Miscellany

by Louis Phillips

Hints & Allegations

The Agatha Awards, Thriller Awards, Edgar Allan Poe Awards, and Shamus Awards


Small Press Reviews: Covering the Independents

by Katrina Niidas Holm

Very Original: Paperback Originals Reviewed

by Hank Wagner and Robin Agnew

Sounds of Suspense: Audiobooks Reviewed

by Dick Lochte

What About Murder? Reference Books Reviewed

by Jon L. Breen

Short and Sweet: Short Stories Considered

by Ben Boulden

Mystery Scene Reviews


The Docket


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