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Laura Lippman
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JakeHinkson
November 23 2014

The Stand Alones: Laura Lippman’s I’d Know You Anywhere

This post kicks off a new series which will look at stand alone novels by mystery writers who are better known for their big time franchise characters. First up, we look at I’d Know You Anywhere...
GMMalliet
September 26 2014

J.K. Rowling and the Brush with Fame

The Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival convention has been held yearly in Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK, since 2003. So it is neither old nor peculiar, but it is spectacular. Special Guests...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
May 6 2014

2014’s Edgar Awards: A Grand Night for Books

I considered titling this post “The Night I Hugged John Connolly,” but that might sound like I’m showing off. So I’ll begin my recap of the 68th annual Edgar Awards gala...
April 2 2013

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Reporting from 2013’s Left Coast Crime in Colorado Springs

(Thanks to everyone for sharing photos, especially Clark Lohr!)     When Left Coast Crime attendees first arrived at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado,...
Crime HQ
March 25 2013

Women’s History, Women in Mystery

As Women's History month draws to a close, we thought we would share this video featuring authors Laura Lippman, Anne Perry, Jane Langton, Susan Dunlap, Susan Isaacs, and Dorothy Uhnak.
Crime HQ
February 23 2013

2013’s Audie Awards Finalists are Criminal

The Audies, sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), recognize “distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.” They offer awards in many, many different categories,...
DeborahLacy
February 18 2013

Fan Favorites: Mystery Conventions

Mystery conventions (aka conferences) can be a great way to meet some of your favorite authors and to find kindred crime fiction friends. There are so many different fan conventions to choose from,...
Crime HQ
February 9 2013

Left Coast Crime Announces 2013’s Award Nominees

Left Coast Crime is an annual event sponsored by mystery fans, where readers, writers, librarians, and other mystery and thriller enthusiasts gather to share their mutual interest in the genre....
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 24 2011

Edgar Allan Poe: Down And Out In Baltimore

When the City of Baltimore announced earlier this year that it had trimmed its budget by eliminating $85,000 earmarked for the operation of the Edgar Allan Poe house, Poe’s legacy once again became...
CToohey
September 22 2011

Charity Auctions for Characters: A Novel Strategy?

Another nice thing about this year’s Bouchercon was that several of the events benefitted St. Louis libraries. Swell items were donated for the live auction where the charming bowling savant Mark...
CToohey
September 18 2011

2011 Anthony Awards Brunch at Bouchercon

What is that odd, blurry row of lucite gravestones, you ask?  They’re beautifull etched Anthony Awards, only my phone is not ideal for photos, and I forgot to bring a decent camera.  Therefore,...
VictoriaJanssen
August 5 2011

Fresh Meat: Women of the Mean Streets

Women. Crime. Justice. At least the search for it. On the mean streets, the back allies, the dark corners. These are stories of tough women in hard places. The nights are long, the women are fast,...
JasonGoodwin
June 1 2011

Crime Fiction is the New Travel Writing

It’s beginning to look as though some of the best travel writing today is being wedged in between the flimsy covers of crime novels. I wish I had a pound for everyone who went to Istanbul because...
BlaizeClement
May 17 2011

Hair’s the Proof

It could only happen in Florida. A man walked into a local bank and gave the teller a note demanding $30,000. She gave him the money, but as he ran down the street with it, the dye bomb attached to...
May 4 2011

2011 Edgar Awards: A Night of Unspeakable Glamour

In my imagination, mystery novelists spend long days writing in T-shirts and jeans (or maybe their underwear) pounding out the stories that keep the rest of us reading late into the night. But last...