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Deon Meyer

A conversation with the preeminent voice of South African crime fiction.
by Craig Sisterson

Pat Novak, for Hire

Before Dragnet’s Joe Friday, Jack Webb played a world-weary underdog.
by Michael Mallory

The Road to Hollywood

Novelists, agents, and screenwriters weigh in on taking their work to screens large and small.
by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Tara Moss

A bestselling author of 14 books, as well as an award-winning human rights and disability advocate.
by Craig Sisterson

Culinary Crime

There’s always time for a snack with these cozy culinary mysteries.
by Oline H. Cogdill

Riley Sager

A real-life man of mystery, right down to his (pseudonymous) name, this author is no stranger to the bestseller lists.
by John B. Valeri

The Brokenwood Mysteries

An unlikely global success, this quirky show offers small-town murders in bucolic New Zealand landscapes.
by Craig Sisterson

Misha Popp

Making her debut with a “vigilante baker who kills bad men with good pies.”
by John B. Valeri

My Book: Bayou Book Thief

Inspired by the extraordinary city of New Orleans.
by Ellen Byron

My Book: Death in a Pale Hue

A new series sparked by an arts institution close to home.
by Susan Van Kirk

My Book: Murder at the Menger

An intrepid journalist-sleuth returns after an eight-year hiatus.
by Kathleen Kaska

My Book: A Sherlock Holmes Notebook

Combining two passions: Sherlock Holmes and collecting.
by Gary Lovisi

Mystery Word Search

by Maya Corrigan

Murder in Melbourne Crossword

by Verna Suit



At the Scene

by Kate Stine

Mystery Miscellany

by Louis Phillips

Hints & Allegations

The 2022 Edgar Award Winners, Agatha Award Winners, and Lefty Award Winners



Small Press Reviews: Covering the Independents

by Katrina Niidas Holm

Very Original: Paperback Originals Reviewed

by Hank Wagner and Robin Agnew

Sounds of Suspense: Audiobooks Reviewed

by Dick Lochte

Short and Sweet: Short Stories Considered

by Ben Boulden

Mystery Scene Reviews



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