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March 14 2017

Skeleton God as a Movie

Read Eliot Pattison's exclusive guest post about the illuminating process of adapting one of his novels for film, and then make sure to sign in and comment below for a chance to win a copy...
March 3 2017

Fictional Women with a Badge: A Female Cop’s Perspective

Isabella Maldonado, author of Blood's Echo and a police officer for 22 years, discusses the shifting perception of women on the police force in both fiction and real life. Read this exclusive...
February 15 2017

The Authors From The Witch Who Came in From the Cold Talk Crime Fiction

The Witch Who Came in From the Cold is the fantasy-espionage thriller from Serial Box. This serial is collaboratively written and available in text and audio via, their iOS app, and...
February 2 2017

Q&A with Chris Ewan, Author of Long Time Lost

Chris Ewan is the critically acclaimed and bestselling author of The Good Thief's Guide to... series and several successful thrillers. His latest, Long Time Lost (available February 7, 2017),...
February 1 2017

Embracing Hygge: 5 Snowed-in Mysteries to Keep You Cozy Around the Fire

Auralee Wallace is getting hygge with it! The author of the Otter Lake Mystery series gets warm and cozy with 5 snow-filled mysteries and offers YOU a chance to win a copy of her latest book, Snowed...
January 26 2017

Q&A with Claudia Rowe, Author of The Spider and the Fly

Claudia Rowe is a current reporter for the Seattle Times that spent 5 years in correspondence with serial killer Kendall Francois—a man convicted of killing eight sex workers and piling their...
January 20 2017

What Makes Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None Everyone’s Favorite Murder Spree?

When my son was little, he wouldn't read. There were too many other exciting ways to absorb stories—including the endless escapades he would make up himself—so what was magical...
January 19 2017

Review: Keys to Nowhere by Dorothy H. Hayes

Keys to Nowhere by Dorothy H. Hayes is the 3rd volume in the Carol Rossi Mystery series. Read Leigh Neely's review of Keys to Nowhere, and make sure to sign in and comment below for a chance...
January 18 2017

A Driving Tour of Midwestern Mysteries

With so many mysteries set in big cities, Kristen Lepionka spreads the love to the Midwest, outlining some of the best mysteries in the region! Read her exclusive guest post, and make sure to sign...
January 17 2017

Charley Davidson’s Crime-Solving Tips (Supernatural Abilities Required)

In celebration of Darynda Jones's newest Charley Davidson mystery, Eleventh Grave in Moonlight (available January 24, 2017), we sat down with Charley herself and asked her for some crime-solving...
January 13 2017

Win the First 10 Agatha Raisin Books!

M.C. Beaton has been writing Agatha Raisin books for 25 years now, and it's taken that long for the popular book series to come to the screen. The new Agatha Raisin show, starring Ashley Jensen...
January 12 2017

Q&A with Kristen Orlando, Author of You Don’t Know My Name

Read this exclusive Q&A with Kristen Orlando, author of You Don't Know My Name, and make sure you're signed in and comment below for a chance to win a copy of her debut YA thriller! Kristen...
December 27 2016

The 12 Best Cozy Book Title Puns of 2016

Cozy mysteries are known for their clever series names and wonderful pun-based titles. And with the end of 2016 approaching, we've compiled the best pun-based cozies into a huge bundle sweepstakes!...
December 16 2016

Review: Christmas in the Lone Star State by Jason Manning

Christmas in the Lone Star State by Jason Manning is a Western set in the rough-and-tumble Texas frontier. Read Scott Adlerberg's review of Christmas in the Lone Star State by Jason Manning,...
December 14 2016

David Rosenfelt’s The Twelve Dogs of Christmas Sweepstakes

David Rosenfelt, author of the Andy Carpenter series and the recently released The Twelve Dogs of Christmas, has put together a fun, custom edition of the classic “ 'Twas the Night before...
December 12 2016

Dickens, Prison, and A Christmas Carol

Read this exclusive guest post from Paige Shelton about Charles Dickens's experience with prison and how it shaped his writing—especially A Christmas Carol—and make sure you're...
December 9 2016

How I Wrote The Spartan Dagger

Read this exclusive guest post from Nicholas Guild, author of The Spartan Dagger, about how he came up with the plot for his latest historical novel, and make sure you're signed in and comment...
December 8 2016

True Crime: Fact vs. Fiction

Read this exclusive guest post from David Wilson, author of Not Just Evil: Murder, Hollywood, and California's First Insanity Plea, and make sure you're signed in and comment below...
November 15 2016

The Gay Detective: Homosexuality in Crime Fiction

Read this exclusive guest post from Neil S. Plakcy about the history of homosexuality in crime fiction, and then make sure you're signed in and comment below for a chance to win a copy of The...
November 10 2016

Now Win This!: GIFnotes Sweepstakes

Each week at CrimeHQ, we like to give an upcoming book the GIFnotes treatment. For those that don't know: GIFnotes = Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help...
November 8 2016

Re-Search & Destroy: My Time Training with the FBI

Allison Brennan, author of the Lucy Kincaid series, trained with the FBI and SWAT to make sure that her novels got all the details right. Read about her experiences and in-depth research, and then...
November 2 2016

Review: The Heavens May Fall by Allen Eskens

The Heaven's May Fall by Allen Eskens is a riveting murder case told from two different perspectives. Read Janet Webb's review of The Heavens May Fall by Allen Eskens, and then make sure...
October 24 2016

The Origins of Vera Stanhope

Read about how Ann Cleeves conceived of her famous character, Vera Stanhope, and then make sure you're signed in and comment below for a chance to win Season 1 of the hit series Vera on DVD! Vera...
October 10 2016

How I Build the World of Hattie Davish

Read this exclusive guest post from Anna Loan-Wilsey about the research that goes into each Hattie Davish Mystery, and make sure you're signed in and comment below for a chance to win a copy...
September 6 2016

Signed Copy of Sue Grafton’s X: Sweepstakes

“You can't make someone else do anything, even if you know you're right.” -X, Sue Grafton You know who's usually right? Kinsey Millhone, that's who. Enter...
August 18 2016

Louise Penny A Great Reckoning Book Club Starter Kit!

A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny is the 12th mystery featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, set in the town of Three Pines. In honor of its upcoming release (August 30th), we're offering...
August 11 2016

Now Win This!: Dance with Death Sweepstakes

Meet me in the cemetery and we'll dance with death—grand prize: 8 incredible “Death” titles! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes....
August 2 2016

The Killer Inside My Holiday

Read this exclusive guest post from Kate Horsley, author of The American Girl, about the thrill of traveling to strange and foreign places and how that creates the perfect setting for crime...
July 11 2016

Conniving Canines: Outfoxed by Man’s Best Friend

Join David Rosenfelt, author of 14 mysteries featuring the dog-loving defense lawyer Andy Carpenter. Outfoxed is his most recent novel, and it hits shelves on July 19th. To celebrate, David recalls...
July 7 2016

Elsa Hart Sweepstakes!

In anticipation of Elsa Hart's upcoming novel, The White Mirror (Available September 6th), and the recent release of Jade Dragon Mountain in trade paperback, CrimeHQ is thrilled to offer our...