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Laurie R. King
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CrimeHQ
June 13 2016

Announcing 2016’s Macavity Award Nominees!

The Mystery Readers International has announced their nominees for the 2016 Macavity Awards—an annual award for excellence in mysteries, named for the “mystery cat” of T.S. Eliot's...
CrimeHQ
April 6 2016

5 New Books to Read this Week: April 5, 2016

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
SadieTrombetta
April 1 2016

The Best Female Sleuths in Pop Culture, Part II

Sleuth fans, we’re back again, and this time with an even longer list of the best women detectives, crime fighters, and amateur mystery solvers pop culture has to offer.  When we published...
CrimeHQ
March 16 2016

Our 5 Most Anticipated Books Published March 15, 2016

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
JeannetteDeB
February 10 2016

History as Mystery: Part I

What’s so great about the past? It’s true that historical mysteries are rarely the most popular crime fiction sub-genre, but I’m a dreamer—I’d like to change all...
CrimeHQ
February 4 2016

Announcing 2016’s Agatha Awards Nominees

Malice Domestic, an annual convention held in Washington DC honoring the best of the traditional/cozy mystery genre, has announced the nominees for this year's Agatha Awards.  Loosely...
CrimeHQ
October 1 2015

Killer Nashville’s 2015 Silver Falchion Finalists Announced: Vote Now!

Killer Nashville has announced the full list of finalists for the 2015 Silver Falchion Readers Choice Awards, which we have below. Congrats to everyone nominated, and make sure you vote for your...
CrimeHQ
May 7 2015

Announcing 2015’s Anthony Award Nominees!

This week in awards season brings the Anthony Award nominations, to be conferred during Bouchercon, the world mystery convention, held in Raleigh, NC. (You can also check out our Lowdown Calendar for...
CrimeHQ
November 4 2014

Now Win This!: Watch What You Read Sweepstakes

From screens to pages, these six books will keep you tuned in for more! Register to enter for a chance to win. This sweepstakes has ended. Thanks for entering. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A...
CrimeHQ
April 28 2014

Spring Crime in Paris Blooms with Possibilities

In spring, is there anywhere more seductive than France? In case you're itching for some armchair travel, here are links with something to fill any francophile crime fan with joie de vivre: Looking...
VictoriaJanssen
September 5 2013

Fresh Meat: The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King

The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King is a return for former-Bureau Agent, now private investigator Harris Stuyvesant, who'll seek a missing young woman among the notorious and artistic in Jazz Age...
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,...
CorrinaLawson
January 9 2013

Crime-Solving Couples—How Novel!

The fun of reading mysteries laced with romance is the double plot: 1) solve the crime; and 2) watch the characters banter while solving the crime. Romance is often about how they compromise and learn...
LakisFourouklas
August 31 2012

Fresh Meat: Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King

Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King is the twelfth book in the traditional mystery series featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (available September 4, 2012). In a strange room in Morocco,...
VictoriaJanssen
May 3 2012

History’s Mysteries: Mysteries in the Aftermath of World War I

The period immediately following World War I was a time of particular social turmoil, involving issues such as labor, class, and colonialism. People were changed as individuals, too. Former soldiers...
VictoriaJanssen
November 10 2011

Mary Russell, Consulting Detective

Thanks to a college friend’s recommendation, I began reading Laurie R. King’s Mary Russell series shortly after the first novel, The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, was published in 1994.  I was...