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


(Posted by Oline H. Cogdill)

(Mystery Scene continues its ongoing series in which authors talk about their plots, characters or process.)

Author Michael Niemann’s third novel Illegal Holdings, which finds his series


Most of the time, I pay little attention to Parade magazine when it comes in my Sunday newspaper.

I read the questions on the second page, flip through the rest, and am done.

(Yes, I get a newspaper deliv


(Mystery Scene continues its ongoing series in which authors talk about their plots, characters, or process.)

J.J. Hensley, left, is a former police officer and former special agent with the U.S. Secret Service. He is the author of the novels Re