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JanetWebb
September 19 2014

Fresh Meat: To Dwell in Darkness by Deborah Crombie

To Dwell in Darkness by Deborah Crombie is the 16th mystery in the Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James series (available September 23, 2014). To Dwell in Darkness is a powerful story that forcefully...
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...
DeborahLacy
February 4 2014

Fan Favorites: 2014’s Mystery Conventions

2014 promises to be chock full of wonderful mystery conventions and conferences ranging from Bouchercon— the world’s largest crime fiction convention—to more tightly-focused conferences...
Crime HQ
February 4 2014

Announcing the 2014 Left Coast Crime Awards Nominees!

More award news! Left Coast Crime will be oceanside in Monterey, California this year (thus the monikker Calamari Crime), and here is its recently announced list of nominated honorees! [For Humor,...
Crime HQ
February 4 2014

Announcing the 2014 Agatha Award Nominees!

The Malice Domestic convention celebrating traditional mysteries will be held for the 26th year, from May 2nd through May 4th, 2014, in Bethesda, Maryland. And keeping to tradition, they'll also...
Crime HQ
January 17 2014

Announcing 2014’s Edgar Nominees (and Our Own Winner)!

After last month's announcement of two new Grandmasters and the Raven Award winner, Mystery Writers of America has announced the rest of the shortlist of award nominees and special winners. ...
Crime HQ
September 26 2013

Announcing the 2013 Barry, Macavity, and Shamus Awards!

Not only Bouchercon's own Anthony Awards, but Mystery Readers International's Macavity Awards, Deadly Pleasures Magazine's Barry Awards, and the Private Eye Writers of America's Shamus...
Crime HQ
September 24 2013

2013 Anthony Awards and Bouchercon Pix!

The Anthony Awards were held during Bouchercon in Albany last weekend, and here are the shortlists, with winners in bold: BEST NOVEL Dare Me by Megan Abbott The Trinity Game by Sean Chercover Gone...
HollyMenino
August 21 2013

On Red Herrings, Or Must Chekhov’s Gun Go Off?

Anton Chekhov is famously said to have decreed that “One must not put a loaded rifle on the stage if no one is thinking of firing it.” This edict has been reported by a number of his contemporaries,...
dvaleris
August 20 2013

Fresh Meat: How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny is the ninth Inspector Gamache mystery, and as Christmas approaches, hostile politics at the Surete du Quebec will bring him back to Three Pines (available August...
Crime HQ
June 1 2013

Zinng: Ebay’s Morgue, Awards & Autoharp, Renewals & Remembrance

  •  The state of New York is selling a 4-compartment morgue cooler from a mental hospital by listing it on Ebay. Check out the item: used, but in good condition! • ...
Crime HQ
May 6 2013

Edgar and Agatha Have an Award-Winning Week in 2013!

First it was The Edgar Awards, announced on Thursday night: Best Novel: Live by Night by Dennis Lehane Best First Novel: The Expats by Chris Pavone Best Paperback Original: The Last...
Crime HQ
May 3 2013

Now Win This!: The “Can’t Get to Malice” Sweepstakes

We know how it is: this time every year, the Malice Domestic conference rolls around and you wish you could go but other obligations get in the way. So this year we’re bringing you a chance...
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,...
Crime HQ
February 12 2013

Oh, Agatha! 2013 Agatha Award Nominees Announced

2013 is in full swing, which means the awards are coming in for 2012’s best books. In addition to the winners of the Loveys and the nominees for the Lefties, last week we heard the announcement...
Crime HQ
October 11 2012

Awards Extravanganza!: Rounding Up 2012’s Anthony, Barry, Dilys, Macavity, and Shamus!

One reason the annual crime conference Bouchercon’s a big deal is because it gathers enough of our kind of people in one place that deals can be discussed, personal meetings can be had, friendships...
Crime HQ
August 28 2012

Now Win This!: Louise Penny’s The Beautiful Mystery

Sorry, this sweepstakes has ended. Stay tuned on our Sweepstakes page for more offers! Click here to enter for a chance to win! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT...
LauraBenedict
August 20 2012

Fresh Meat: The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny

The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny is the eighth book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series (available August 28, 2012). In the interest of full disclosure, I should tell you that I’m mad...
DavidRotstein
July 16 2012

Undercover Sweepstakes with Some Like it Hawk by Donna Andrews!

Note from the hijackers HQ: Art director David Rotstein has been sharing the ideas and processes behind book cover design on a Tumblr site—check out his previous posts on Gone Missing by...
Crime HQ
February 16 2012

2011’s Agatha Awards Mean a Long Wait for a Cuppa

The annual Agatha Awards are also known as The Hardest Possible Way to Get a Ceramic Teapot. If most of us wanted such an item, we’d go to a swanky kitchen shop or even seek out an artisanal potter. Rather...
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,...
Crime HQ
August 22 2011

Now Win This!: Louise Penny’s A Trick of The Light

Sorry, this sweepstakes has ended. Stay tuned on our Sweepstakes page for more offers! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. You must...
Terrie
June 15 2011

The Nero Award Nominees Announced

The Wolfe Pack was founded nearly thirty-five years ago to study, analyze, and thoroughly enjoy the numerous Nero Wolfe books and novellas written by Rex Stout. Although the club is headquartered in...
Crime HQ
June 5 2011

Congratulating 2011’s Arthur Ellis Award Winners

Late last week, the Crime Writers of Canada hung honors proudly upon the winners of this year’s Arthur Ellis Awards, given in 6 categories to Canadians or Canadian citizens abroad, as well as the...