The ZINNG: The Scents of Outlaws and Spies

Hiding in plain sight! Espionage author Frederick Forsyth reveals his 20 years of spying for MI6 in his upcoming autobiography. Read more in the Telegraph: “It is 55, 60 years later. There have been memoirs written, highly secret minutes have been published. There's no East Germany, no Stasi, no KGB, no Soviet Union, so where's the harm?”

Over at Jungle Red Writers, Hallie Epron offers celebrity smells, in aromas legit and delightfully bogus. (This grenade perfume is real.)

Bouchercon 2015, Murder Under the Oaks, posts the panel schedule, so if you're heading to Raleigh in October, check out the line-ups!

Over at SleuthSayers, Leigh Lundin screens “Murder, Ph.D.,” an episode from a classic 1950's detective show, Rocky King, Detective which was broadcast live for the DuMont television network in the early fifties, with all its scene-switching and scenery problems.

The Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) has announced the 2015 Ned Kelly Award Winners. See them and the shortlists for Best Fiction, Best First Fiction, Best True Crime, and the S.D. Harvey Short Story Award.