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The Anthony Awards, given during Bouchercon,  the Shamus Awards, from the Private Eye Writers of America, and the Macavity Awards from the Mystery Readers International are among the mystery genre’s highest a

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At each Bouchercon, several authors are picked to be the guests of honor. During Bouchercon 2014, which begins Nov. 13, the American Guest of Honor is J.A. Jance, who has written more than 50 novels dur

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Liam Neeson battles two chilling criminals and their odd relationship in A Walk Among the Tombstones. The movie, based on Lawrence Block’s novel, gives us a good view of who these two horrible people