April 2010

Mystery Scene launches a new website, showcasing reviews, articles, columns, and other content from the print edition as well as website-specific content.

April 2010

Once again this year Mystery Scene will be sponsoring the Malice Domestic New Authors Breakfast on Saturday, May 1st. See details at www.malicedomestic.org

November 2009

Mystery Scene is proud to announce that Lawrence Block will begin a new column, The Murders in Memory Lane, to appear in each issue of Mystery Scene, beginning with the Holiday 2009 issue. Mr. Block will relay anecdotes and reminiscences from his long and prestigious career as a mystery writer

September 2009

Mystery Scene starts a monthly newsletter to keep subscribers and advertisers in touch with goings-on between issues.

May 4,2009

poirotaward2009mdmcaptionMystery Scene Magazine Publishers Kate Stine & Brian Skupin received the Poirot Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Mystery at Malice Domestic XX1 in Arlington, VA on May 2, 2009.

April 25, 2006

Kate Stine and Brian Skupin, Mystery Scene publishers, were awarded the Ellery Queen award for contributions to Mystery publishing by the Mystery Writers of America at the 60th annual Edgar Awards banquet in New York City on April 27th, 2006

October 13, 2004

Mystery Scene wins the 2004 Anthony Award awarded by the World Mystery Convention held in Toronto, Canada

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I’ve been binging a lot lately on British mystery series that are just now being made available to U.S. audiences.

These series are distributed by Acorn with DVD and Blu-ray sets available from select ret

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Tom Straw may be the best-known unknown writer.

He’s had seven novels that went straight to the New York Times Best Seller list, with one landing in the No. 1 slot. The books were hugely popular and the ch

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JOAN HESS (1949-2017)

From St. Martins Press:

Author Joan Hess has died. A pioneer in the mystery genre and a much loved fixture at mystery conventions for decades, she was the author of forty-thre

JOAN HESS (1949-2017)

From St. Martins Press:

Author Joan Hess has died. A pioneer in the mystery genre and a much loved fixture at mystery conventions for decades, she was the author of forty-three books, o

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