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April 28 2017

2017 Edgar Award Winners

Last night, the Mystery Writers of America presented the 71st annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Celebrating the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and...
April 3 2017

Review: Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty

Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty is the 5th novel in the Detective Sean Duffy series, nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original. Carrickfergus Castle is witness to what seems to be the...
March 17 2017

“Guinness at the Bar and It Doesn’t Look Friendly”

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Celebrate with this week's Pick Your Poison—where we create a cocktail inspired by a recently published mystery, thriller, or crime novel—“Guinness...
March 9 2017

Alternative Ulster Fry: The Dangers of Writing About Northern Ireland in the 1980s

A few weeks ago, I did a book reading at Mt Waverley in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. About twenty-five people came out—which was a reasonable number for me—and, as is usual with...
February 28 2017

Announcing 2017’s Barry Awards Nominees!

The Barry Awards, which began in 1997, are presented at the annual Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. Voted on by the readers of Deadly Pleasures, the award is named in honor of Barry Gardner,...
May 11 2016

Announcing 2016’s Anthony Awards Nominees

Bouchercon, the Anthony Boucher Memorial World Mystery Convention, is an annual convention held to honor the best in mystery and crime fiction (there is a “Best Critical or Nonfiction Book”...
March 24 2016

Murder Ballads: Adrian McKinty and Lisa Levy Talk Music and Detective Sean Duffy

Confession time: I had Adrian McKinty in mind when I conceived of doing this column. I basically harassed his publishers about it, when I found out he would be spending some time in New York City,...
March 9 2016

Our 5 Most Anticipated Books Published March 8, 2016

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
March 1 2016

Don’t Write What You Know: Why the BBC Told Me to Forget Northern Ireland

In 2004, I was given an opportunity to pitch a TV show to the BBC. My first novel, Dead I Well May Be, had just come out, and although the book hadn’t sold well, it had been well reviewed,...
January 19 2016

Announcing 2016’s Edgar Nominees

The Mystery Writers of America have announced the Edgar Award nominees and special winners. The Edgars banquet—an annual black-tie gala celebrating crime fiction, non-fiction, and television...
September 8 2014

Fresh Meat: The Sun is God by Adrian McKinty

The Sun is God by Adrian McKinty is a historical crime novel featuring a veteran of the second Boer war trying to solve a murder on an island of religious cultists in Colonial New Guinea in 1906 (available...
August 30 2012

Crime for a Cause: Crime Fiction Anthologies for Charity

For several years, Wolfmont Press produced an annual holiday crime fiction anthology that benefited Toys for Tots.  2009 marked the last of these, with the 2010 charity anthology—called Murder...
May 6 2011

Trouble’s Aftermath: Northern Ireland’s Crime Fiction

Everywhere in Northern Ireland’s post-Troubles crime fiction, authors ask: What now? Where do the “fighters” go? What about those grim holdouts who refuse to acknowledge that the war...