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July 7 2016

Now Win This!: True Colors Sweepstakes

Sooner or later, everyone shows their true colors. Travel through the full spectrum by registering for a chance to win this rainbow of books! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
February 18 2016

Now Win This!: Blood for Blood Sweepstakes

Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth. Blood for Blood and a chance to win 9 books for you! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must click the link...
January 5 2016

Now Win This!: The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me Sweepstakes

It doesn't matter which shoulder is telling you to register, you can be sure there is nothing wrong with trying to win these eight books! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
January 26 2015

Lowdown Calendar: More of 2015’s Mystery Conventions

We've already highlighted 5 of the biggest mystery fan conventions of 2015, but lucky for us, there are tons more great conferences happening all over, including regional or specialty crime fiction...
November 17 2014

2014’s Anthony, Macavity, and Shamus Awards!

Here are the winners' lists from three of the sets of awards announced at this weekend's Bouchercon!   Anthony Award Winners (voted on by Bouchercon attendees) Best...
June 10 2014

Slate Nailed It: YA and Detective Fiction Are for Rubes

An article in Slate by Ruth Graham that appeared last week decrying the popularity of YA fiction among adult readers has created quite the backlash from other media forums (including to name a few,...
May 22 2014

Announcing the Bouchercon 2014 Anthony Award Nominees!

Murder is coming to Long Beach, CA, and Bouchercon has announced the nominees for the 2014 Anthony Awards! Congratulations to the nominees listed below: Best Mystery Novel Suspect by Robert...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
May 6 2014

2014’s Edgar Awards: A Grand Night for Books

I considered titling this post “The Night I Hugged John Connolly,” but that might sound like I’m showing off. So I’ll begin my recap of the 68th annual Edgar Awards gala...
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,...
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. ...
May 27 2013

Murder in the Great Outdoors

I live in Breckenridge, Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains and I’m an outdoorsy kind of gal. I enjoy skiing and snowshoeing in the winter and whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking in the summer....
March 25 2013

Fresh Meat: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger is a literary mystery and coming of age story set in 1961 (available March 26, 2013). It’s 1961 in New Bremen, Minnesota, and a mentally handicapped...
February 10 2013

Lovey Award Winners Announced at Love is Murder Conference

At its recent annual conference in Chicago, Love is Murder announced the winners of the 2013 Lovey Awards, honoring the best in Midwest mystery fiction published or produced in 2012. And the winners...
July 19 2012

Now Win This!: William Kent Krueger’s Cork O’Connor Series

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...
July 11 2012

How I Hitchhiked to Disneyland and Almost Died

The summer I was seventeen years old, I hitchhiked from my home in Oregon to Southern California and back. It was a lark that nearly cost me my life. Times were different. This was the late ’60s....
December 23 2011

The Dead Wives Club: US Edition

The Yanks refused to be outdone, and thus the American chapter of the Dead Wives Club was born. Here in the Land of Opportunity, membership is not denied to women, and two widows take their places among...