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<i>The Lavender Lane Lothario</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
February 19 2016

The Lavender Lane Lothario: New Excerpt

David Handler
The Lavender Lane Lothario by David Handler is the 11th Berger and Mitry Mystery where a feud between...
<i>Headed for Trouble</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
December 29 2015

Headed for Trouble: New Excerpt

Shiloh Walker
Headed for Trouble by Shiloh Walker follows Neve McKay, a girl from a small Southern town trying to...
The ZINNG: “You Like Me! You Really Like Me!”
Blogs
November 24 2015

The ZINNG: “You Like Me! You Really Like Me!”

Crime HQ
No Sex in the Reading Room – Sometimes, there are no words available to describe the passion...
Now Win <i>This</i>!: Give Up the Ghost Sweepstakes
Blogs
November 17 2015

Now Win This!: Give Up the Ghost Sweepstakes

Crime HQ
Are you dying for some new books? Well, Give up the Ghost and register to win! Click here...
<i>No Good Deed</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
November 3 2015

No Good Deed: New Excerpt

Allison Brennan
No Good Deed by Allison Brennan is the 10th mystery featuring FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid (available November...
An Undead Procedural: <i>iZombie</i>
Blogs
October 8 2015

An Undead Procedural: iZombie

Elizabeth Kerri Mahon
When iZombie was first announced, I was reluctant to get onboard. I am not ordinarily a fan of...
<i>The Grave Soul</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
October 2 2015

The Grave Soul: New Excerpt

Ellen Hart
The Grave Soul by Ellen Hart is the 23rd mystery featuring Minnesota P.I. and restaurateur Jane Lawless...
Killer Nashville’s 2015 Silver Falchion Finalists Announced: Vote Now!
Blogs
October 1 2015

Killer Nashville’s 2015 Silver Falchion Finalists Announced: Vote Now!

Crime HQ
Killer Nashville has announced the full list of finalists for the 2015 Silver Falchion Readers...
<i>Sky High</i>: Exclusive Excerpt
Excerpts
September 27 2015

Sky High: Exclusive Excerpt

Susan O'Brien
Sky High by Susan O'Brien is the 2nd cozy in the Nicki Valentine mystery series about the single...
<i>Lead Me Into Danger</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
September 26 2015

Lead Me Into Danger: New Excerpt

Daniella Bernett
Lead Me Into Danger by Daniella Bernett is a debut mystery featuring a journalist and jewel thief...
After “Lessons Learned,” We Announce <i>The M.O.</i>’s Next Story!
Blogs
September 25 2015

After “Lessons Learned,” We Announce The M.O.’s Next Story!

Crime HQ
We're excited to announce the story we'll be publishing on the theme of “Lessons...
The ZINNG: Staub’s Movie, Barker’s TV, Things to Do in Denver (and London)
Blogs
September 24 2015

The ZINNG: Staub’s Movie, Barker’s TV, Things to Do in Denver (and London)

Crime HQ
Set your DVRs for Wendy Corsi Staub's novel Hello, It's Me (written as Wendy Markham) airing...
The ZINNG: Women Crime Writers, Poisoned Poe, and a Killer Whale
Blogs
September 3 2015

The ZINNG: Women Crime Writers, Poisoned Poe, and a Killer Whale

Crime HQ
Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s is a box set of work by Dorothy...
Now Win <i>This</i>!: Murder in the First Sweepstakes
Blogs
September 1 2015

Now Win This!: Murder in the First Sweepstakes

Crime HQ
The jury has spoken, and these nine tales are guilty of murder! Enjoy life behind bars! Click...
Hurry! “Lesson Learned” Submissions Mailbox Closes Friday at Noon
Blogs
August 27 2015

Hurry! “Lesson Learned” Submissions Mailbox Closes Friday at Noon

Crime HQ
At 11:59 a.m. tomorrow, The M.O. submissions close, so get to writing and tell us your “Lesson...
No Sweat, <i>The M.O.</i> Returns with a New Theme!
Blogs
July 31 2015

No Sweat, The M.O. Returns with a New Theme!

Crime HQ
Summer's flying by and The M.O. is sweating with panic over the theme “Lesson Learned.”...
Now Win <i>This</i>!: Read All About It Sweepstakes
Blogs
July 7 2015

Now Win This!: Read All About It Sweepstakes

Crime HQ
If these titles sound familiar, it's because each one has been recently featured on Criminal...
Happy 4th of July: 120 Seconds, $1000 of Fireworks!
Blogs
July 4 2015

Happy 4th of July: 120 Seconds, $1000 of Fireworks!

Crime HQ
For the 4th, we offer this explosive 2 minutes from TeddieFilms, who went into the desert with...
<i>Lawyer for the Dog</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
June 26 2015

Lawyer for the Dog: New Excerpt

Lee Robinson
Lawyer for the Dog by Lee Robinson tells the tale of Sally Baynard, a divorced public defender who's...
Hurry! Voting for <i>The M.O.</i>’s “Wishful Thinking” Ends Tonight!
Blogs
June 24 2015

Hurry! Voting for The M.O.’s “Wishful Thinking” Ends Tonight!

Crime HQ
Time is almost up for our “Wishful Thinking” round of The M.O.! Voting closes tonight...
Now Win <i>This</i>!: Beach Bag Sweepstakes
Blogs
June 23 2015

Now Win This!: Beach Bag Sweepstakes

Crime HQ
Safe from sand and spray, readable in bright sun, paperbacks are vacation faves, and we've...
Announcing 2015’s Macavity Award Nominations!
Blogs
June 22 2015

Announcing 2015’s Macavity Award Nominations!

Crime HQ
  Awards season continues apace, with a new slate of nominees for the 2015 Macavity...
<i>The M.O.</i>’s Rogues’ Gallery of 2015
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June 12 2015

The M.O.’s Rogues’ Gallery of 2015

Crime HQ
In 2015, these mugs committed malfeasance occasional against very short crime fiction—look upon...
Fresh Meat: <i>Stay</i> by Victor Gischler
Blogs
June 1 2015

Fresh Meat: Stay by Victor Gischler

Corrina Lawson
Stay by Victor Gischler is a thriller about a stay-at-home dad who must juggle his home life with...
Sunday, High Noon...Quiz Showdown at BookCon!
Blogs
May 29 2015

Sunday, High Noon...Quiz Showdown at BookCon!

Crime HQ
This Sunday, May 31st at noon, Criminal Element hosts the Crime Time Quiz Show with authors Jane Cleland,...
“Wishful Thinking” Until Friday Night!
Blogs
May 29 2015

“Wishful Thinking” Until Friday Night!

Crime HQ
At 11:59p.m. The M.O. submissions close. If your “Wishful Thinking” is still castles in...
Now Win <i>This</i>!: Don’t Blow It Sweepstakes
Blogs
May 26 2015

Now Win This!: Don’t Blow It Sweepstakes

Crime HQ
That's it. Everything is up to you. And you better not mess it up, otherwise you'll never...
Cremains of the Day: A Digital Version of a Deceased Self
Blogs
May 22 2015

Cremains of the Day: A Digital Version of a Deceased Self

Crime HQ
In the future, mourners may interact with beloved deceased through virtual reality. Project Elysium...
Cremains of the Day: Sex and Death from the Netherlands
Blogs
May 12 2015

Cremains of the Day: Sex and Death from the Netherlands

Crime HQ
“Sex and death” is a phrase with more resonance when you put Marvin Gaye on the iPod and...
Fresh Meat: <i>Blood Ties</i> by Nicholas Guild
Blogs
May 9 2015

Fresh Meat: Blood Ties by Nicholas Guild

Katherine Tomlinson
Blood Ties by Nicholas Guild is a thriller pitting San Francisco homicide detective Ellen Ridley against...