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s.amper
April 25 2016

Murphy’s Law by Rhys Bowen

Murphy's Law by Rhys Bowen is the first entry in the popular Molly Murphy Mysteries series. It won the 2001 Agatha Award for “Best Novel.” Winner of the 2001 Agatha Award for “Best...
CrimeHQ
March 17 2016

Now Win This!: Quiet as the Grave Sweepstakes

It's quiet. A little too quiet. Break the silence by signing up to win these eight titles and scream it from the rooftops! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a...
CrimeHQ
February 23 2016

Cozy Bookshelf Shopping List: March, 2016

Discover (or remember to order) your next cozy with a delightfully convenient shopping list of upcoming soft-boiled mysteries! Last month, we got some Valentine's treats with February's...
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
December 15 2015

Now Win This!: The Holidays—It’s About Time! Sweepstakes

It's the holiday season, so make time to register for your chance to win these 8, great books! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must...
CrimeHQ
August 4 2015

Now Win This!: Deadly Little Secrets Sweepstakes

You might think you want the truth, but these nine books prove you can’t handle it! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must click the...
CrimeHQ
July 21 2015

Now Win This!: Shadow Lurker Sweepstakes

You can't run from what you don't see coming, so I'd avoid that dark alley if I were you, or you just might find yourself face-to-face with these nine nefarious books! Click here...
CrimeHQ
July 15 2015

Cozy Bookshelf Shopping List: August, 2015

Discover (or remember to order) your next cozy with a delightfully convenient shopping list of upcoming soft-boiled mysteries! We kept rolling off last month with July's releases, and now we're...
CrimeHQ
June 22 2015

Announcing 2015’s Macavity Award Nominations!

  Awards season continues apace, with a new slate of nominees for the 2015 Macavity Awards from Mystery Readers International. “MRI is the largest mystery fan/reader organization...
CrimeHQ
May 4 2015

Congratulating 2015’s Agatha Award Winners!

Over the weekend at Malice Domestic, the following nominated works (and their authors) won the Agatha Award teapots! BEST CONTEMPORARY NOVEL: Truth Be Told by Hank Phillippi Ryan BEST HISTORICAL...
RhysBowen
March 5 2015

Casting TV Crime with Rhys Bowen and Tasha Alexander

Join Rhys Bowen and Tasha Alexander as they discuss their favorite (and least) crime televison series, casting decisions, and ponder the perfect actors to play their own leading characters! Rhys...
rachelkb
March 3 2015

Fresh Meat: The Edge of Dreams by Rhys Bowen

The Edge of Dreams by Rhys Bowen is the 14th historical mystery in the Molly Murphy series, and this time a near-fatal train accident leaves the former detective sleuthing from the sidelines (available...
CrimeHQ
February 2 2015

Announcing 2015’s Agatha Award Nominees

The groundhog and awards season are upon us! The Agatha Awards honor the “traditional mystery.” That is to say, books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie as well as others, loosely...
DeborahLacy
January 19 2015

The Lowdown Calendar of 2015’s Biggest Mystery Conventions

Mystery conventions are a great way to find new mystery-loving friends and hear directly from your favorite authors – and maybe even meet some of them. All of these conventions feature keynote...
CrimeHQ
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,...
CrimeHQ
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...
katcop13
August 17 2013

Fresh Meat: Kwik Krimes, edited by Otto Penzler

Kwik Krimes by Otto Penzler collects flash fiction crime stories told in a thousand words or fewer by over eighty different authors (available August 20, 2013). Even more exciting than the masterfully...
CrimeHQ
April 15 2013

Romantic Times 2013 Reviewers Choice Mystery, Suspense and Thriller Awards

Despite its name, Romantic Times reviews far more than just romance novels. This is likely because—much like crime fiction fans—romance fans read in many genres. They've just announced...
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,...
RhysBowen
February 28 2013

Those Gallant Young Gals in their Flying Machines

Do you remember that fun old movie about pioneers of aviation? Actually several of the most daring, most accomplished flyers in the early days of aviation were women. Everyone in America knows Amelia...
dvaleris
February 26 2013

Fresh Meat: The Family Way by Rhys Bowen

The Family Way by Rhys Bowen, the newest book in the Molly Murphy historical mystery series, puts Molly on the trail of a missing servant (available March 5, 2013). The 12th book in the award-winning...
CrimeHQ
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...
CrimeHQ
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....
CrimeHQ
February 2 2013

Read & Win: Rhys Bowen’s The Family Way

An excerpt of The Family Way by Rhys Bowen, volume 12 of the Molly Murphy mystery series set in New York City in the 1900s (available March 5, 2013). Click here to read the excerpt! This sweepstakes...
CrimeHQ
June 19 2012

The 2012 Macavity Award Nominees Are Here!

Sure, we told you about the ITW International Thriller award nominees, but what if you prefer mysteries?  Well, check out this list! The Macavity Awards are for mystery readers, voted on by members...
CrimeHQ
April 30 2012

Congratulations to the 2011 Agatha Award Winners!

This past weekend was the Malice Domestic conference, whose motto is “If traditional mysteries are your cup of tea...” And, as they do annually, they gave out the Agatha Awards for the best published...
Terrie
March 5 2012

Fresh Meat: Hush Now, Don’t You Cry by Rhys Bowen

Hush Now, Don’t You Cry by Rhys Bowen is the eleventh book in the Molly Murphy mystery series (available March 13, 2012). My first introduction to Rhys Bowen came when I began reading her delightfully...
CrimeHQ
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...
WilliamLengman
February 2 2012

Magical Mystery Tour: Houdini’s Appearances

I never intended to make an informal survey of the many appearances of Harry Houdini in the annals of mystery fiction. It just sort of happened that way. Quite frankly, until I began investigating the...
CrimeHQ
February 1 2012

Left Coast Crime Award Nominees Announced

For years, the “Lefty” for best humorous crime novel has been awarded at the annual Left Coast Crime convention. Later, the The Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award was added for best...