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"I'm the only woman in America who has necked with Nero Wolfe. Nightmare, my eye. He has a flair."
—Lily Rowan, In the Best Families, 1950, by Rex Stout
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In her Detective Esa Khattak novels—set in Toronto—Khan shows the struggles of a devout Muslim living and working in a secular world.
Anthony Price said once that he hoped in his writing to catch something of Faulkner’s “truths of the heart.” He did.
Exciting new voices from the private eye novel
Braly's 1967 prison novel, On the Yard, is an underappreciated American masterpiece.
Author Dorothy Salisbury Davis passed away August 3, 2014. Sarah Weinman recently profiled the crime fiction legend for Mystery Scene.
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
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
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
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