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"In the heart of every man lurks the germ of a crook."
—Race Williams, The Tag Murders, 1930, by Carroll John Daly
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"A Knight in Rusted Armor"
A few good partners in crime
Author Ed Gorman rediscovers the Shell Scott PI novels of Richard S. Prather in this out-of-print essay.
"I’m not saying these are the best.... They’re the ones that have most recently given me pleasure..."
By Oline H. CogdillMost 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 newspap
(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
The award season continues with nominations for the 2018 Agatha, which will be awarded during the Malice Domestic conference, which is celebrating its 30th year. The nominees represent those books pu