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Crime HQ
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...
Crime HQ
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...