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"The road to hell is smooth as glass."
—John Alderdyce to PI Amos Walker, Angel Eyes, 1981, by Loren D. Estelman
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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.
(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
“The cheaper the crook, the gaudier the patter.”
—Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon, 1930