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March 16 2018

Review: I Bring Sorrow & Other Stories of Transgression by Patricia Abbott

I Bring Sorrow: And Other Stories of Transgression by Patricia Abbott is a collection of extraordinary, riveting, and thought-provoking stories that explore the dark side of human behavior. If you...
March 6 2018

50 Years of Reading Mysteries

Fifty years, huh? There were the predictable Nancy Drew mysteries at age 10. Then, there was a long pause. The librarians at the Philadelphia Public Library-West Oak Lane branch—where I checked...
April 27 2017

Q&A with Patricia Abbott, Author of Shot in Detroit

Patricia Abbott is the author of more than 150 short stories that have appeared in print and online publications. She won the Derringer Award in 2008 for her story “My Hero.” She is...
April 5 2017

Review: Shot in Detroit by Patricia Abbott

Shot in Detroit by Patricia Abbott is a riveting novel of psychological suspense that reveals the darkness that lies within the human heart, nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Paperback...
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”...
August 28 2015

TBR Confessions: Fat Bob, Foxgloves, and Deadly Ghosts

My TBR Confessions include a smoking beagle, a wizard cop, and “ghosts” who aren't by Stephen Dobyns, Ben Aaronovitch, and Mary Roberts Rinehart. CURRENTLY READING: Is Fat Bob Dead...
June 3 2015

Fresh Meat: Concrete Angel by Patricia Abbott

Concrete Angel by Patricia Abbott is familial thriller set in 1970's Philadelphia about a wicked mother and her children who learn the only way to survive is to fight back (available June 9, 2015). Evelyn...
November 18 2014

Now Win This!: The Quick Getaway Sweepstakes

You must act quick! Grab only the bare necessities and go! Register to enter for a chance to win these five globetrotting books! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments...
November 26 2013

Now Win This!: Thanksgiving Sweeeeeepstakes

We're giving thanks for the opportunity to do a Sweeeeeepstakes of six great e-books! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must click the...
September 6 2013

The Malfeasance Occasional’s Girl Trouble Is Nigh!

14 short crime stories on a theme are collected in the inaugural “Girl Trouble” e-issue of Criminal Element's Malfeasance Occasional (available September 24th, 2013). Tender-hearted,...
August 17 2013

Fresh Meat: Kwik Krimes, edited by Otto Penzler

Kwik Krimes by Otto Penzler collects flash fiction crime stories told in a thousand words or fewer by over eighty different authors (available August 20, 2013). Even more exciting than the masterfully...
March 25 2012

30 Days of The 5-2: The Crime Poetry Blog Tour

Today I’m here to hawk the 30 Days of The 5-2 crime poetry blog tour, which runs April 1 through 30, National Poetry Month in the United States. Unlike traditional blog tours, where a single guest...