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Q&A with Linda Fairstein, Author of <i>Digging For Trouble</i>
Blogs
November 6 2017

Q&A with Linda Fairstein, Author of Digging For Trouble

Linda Fairstein and John Valeri
Linda Fairstein is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of the Alexandra...
K. Ancrum Excerpt: <i>The Wicker King</i>
Excerpts
October 28 2017

K. Ancrum Excerpt: The Wicker King

K. Ancrum
The Wicker King by K. Ancrum is a psychological young-adult thriller that touches on themes...
Dana Middleton Excerpt: <i>Open If You Dare</i>
Excerpts
October 11 2017

Dana Middleton Excerpt: Open If You Dare

Dana Middleton
Open If You Dare by Dana Middleton is a middle-grade mystery novel where three friends work together...
Gregg Hurwitz Excerpt: <i>Last Chance</i>
Excerpts
October 10 2017

Gregg Hurwitz Excerpt: Last Chance

Gregg Hurwitz
The Rain brothers fight for the survival of humanity in Last Chance, the thrilling sequel to New York...
Jake Burt Excerpt: <i>Greetings from Witness Protection!</i>
Excerpts
October 1 2017

Jake Burt Excerpt: Greetings from Witness Protection!

Jake Burt
Greetings from Witness Protection! is a humorous, middle-grade novel about a family in witness...
Review: <i>City of Angels</i> by Kristi Belcamino
Blogs
May 24 2017

Review: City of Angels by Kristi Belcamino

Dave Richards
City of Angels by Kristi Belcamino is an edgy, gritty, mature YA mystery about a young woman's...
<i>The Love Interest</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
May 12 2017

The Love Interest: New Excerpt

Cale Dietrich
The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich is a debut novel and an enthralling YA spy thriller (available...
Vote for Your Favorite Classic YA Mystery Series
Blogs
May 2 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Classic YA Mystery Series

Crime HQ
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2017 Edgar Award Winners
Blogs
April 28 2017

2017 Edgar Award Winners

Crime HQ
Last night, the Mystery Writers of America presented the 71st annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards at...
Page to Screen: <i>Rumble Fish</i> & <i>The Outsiders</i>
Blogs
April 25 2017

Page to Screen: Rumble Fish & The Outsiders

Brian Greene
There are those who see Francis Ford Coppola’s cinematic output as being divided into two...
<i>The Love Interest</i> by Cale Dietrich: A Visual Guide
Blogs
April 12 2017

The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich: A Visual Guide

Adam Wagner
GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. This...
<i>Give Me a K-I-L-L</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
April 1 2017

Give Me a K-I-L-L: New Excerpt

R.L. Stine
Packed with screams and guaranteed to send a shiver up your spine, Give Me a K-I-L-L is a terrifying...
<i>Duels and Deception</i> by Cindy Anstey: A Visual Guide
Blogs
March 29 2017

Duels and Deception by Cindy Anstey: A Visual Guide

Adam Wagner
GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. Compelling...
<i>Big Trouble</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 14 2017

Big Trouble: New Excerpt

R.A. Spratt
Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt is the 3rd book in the Friday Barnes Mysteries series (available January...
Q&A with Kristen Orlando, Author of <i>You Don’t Know My Name</i>
Blogs
January 12 2017

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

Crime HQ and Kristen Orlando
Read this exclusive Q&A with Kristen Orlando, author of You Don't Know My Name, and make...
<i>You Don’t Know My Name</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 10 2017

You Don’t Know My Name: New Excerpt

Kristen Orlando
Find out if you are ready to join the Black Angels in the captivating and emotional page-turner, You...
<i>Hideout</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 3 2017

Hideout: New Excerpt

Watt Key
Hideout by Watt Key is a riveting middle-grade adventure featuring the son of a Mississippi policeman...
<i>The Wolf Keepers</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
October 8 2016

The Wolf Keepers: New Excerpt

Elise Broach
The Wolf Keepers by Elise Broach is a YA mystery featuring a new friendship and a high-stakes historical...
<i>The Row</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
October 6 2016

The Row: New Excerpt

J. R. Johansson
The Row by J.R. Johansson is a YA mystery that features a seventeen-year-old girl's search for...
Review: <i>Stalking Jack the Ripper</i> by Kerri Maniscalco
Blogs
September 19 2016

Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Ardi Alspach
Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco is a deliciously creepy horror novel that has a storyline...
<i>Friday Barnes Under Suspicion</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
August 6 2016

Friday Barnes Under Suspicion: New Excerpt

R. A. Spratt and Phil Gosier
More adventures and intrigue ensue in Friday Barnes, Under Suspicion, the second book in the illustrated...
<i>Steeplejack</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
June 11 2016

Steeplejack: New Excerpt

A. J. Hartley
Steeplejack by A.J. Hartley is the New York Times bestselling author's young-adult debut, set...
<i>The Haunting of Falcon House</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
June 3 2016

The Haunting of Falcon House: New Excerpt

Eugene Yelchin
The Haunting of Falcon House by Eugene Yelchin is a translated children's story about the story...
<i>The Underdogs</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
May 26 2016

The Underdogs: New Excerpt

Sara Hammel
The Underdogs by Sara Hammel is a teen mystery with a breathtaking twist (Available May 31, 2016). Who...
5 Things I’ve Learned Writing Mysteries and Thrillers
Blogs
May 9 2016

5 Things I’ve Learned Writing Mysteries and Thrillers

April Henry
A lot of research goes into my novels in order to make them believable. Beyond making sure the...
<i>Can You Keep a Secret?</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
April 9 2016

Can You Keep a Secret?: New Excerpt

R.L. Stine
Can You Keep a Secret? by R.L. Stine is another installment of his young-adult/teen horror series,...
<i>Nightstruck</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
April 2 2016

Nightstruck: New Excerpt

Jenna Black
Nightstruck by Jenna Black, author of Glimmerglass, is the start of a spooky, yet romantic, dark paranormal...
<i>The Treasure of Way Down Deep</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
March 20 2016

The Treasure of Way Down Deep: New Excerpt

Ruth White
The Treasure of Way Down Deep by Ruth White is a young-adult mystery about the town of Way Down Deep...
<i>The Inn Between</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
March 15 2016

The Inn Between: New Excerpt

Marina Cohen
The Inn Between by Marina Cohen is a young-adult mystery featuring eleven-year-old Quinn and her best...
Customizable, Vintage Bookmark with “Stay Put” Design
Blogs
March 9 2016

Customizable, Vintage Bookmark with “Stay Put” Design

Crime HQ
I read dead people. Whether you read the newest bestseller, the timeless classic, or the densest...