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Lori Roy

The award-winning author’s latest book became “painfully timely” with its plot centering on white supremacy.
by Oline Cogdill

Mignon G. Eberhart: Mystery’s Enigmatic Mistress

From the late 1920s to the late 1980s this author managed to catch the mystery zeitgeist.
by Michael Mallory

Dennis Lehane’s Practical Toolbox

On developing an ear for dialogue and creating dimensional characters.
by Tom Nolan

Hey Rube! The Mystery Is at the Circus

Novels with the big top and carnival midway as their backdrop.
by Ben Boulden

S.J. Rozan

The author found the working methods of architecture transferred to writing when she decided to switch careers.
by John B. Valeri

Berlin Noir: Philip Kerr’s Novels of the Third Reich

A German detective during the Nazis’ rise to power, World War II, and Europe’s postwar recovery.
by Nancy Bilyeau

G.A. McKevett

Plus-sized PI Savannah Reid returns, this time with marital woes.
by John B. Valeri

Southern Cross Crime

An overview of writers both new and old from Australia and New Zealand.
by Craig Sisterson

My Book: A Death at Tippitt Pond

by Susan Van Kirk

The Hook

First lines that caught our attention.

“Trust Me on This” Crossword

by Verna Suit


At the Scene

by Kate Stine

Mystery Miscellany

by Louis Phillips

Hints & Allegations

The 2019 Edgar and Agatha Award
winners, 2019 Thriller Award


Small Press Reviews: Covering the Independents

by Betty Webb

Very Original: Paperback Originals Reviewed

by Hank Wagner and Robin Agnew

Sounds of Suspense: Audiobooks Reviewed

by Dick Lochte

What About Murder? Reference Books Reviewed

by Jon L. Breen

Short and Sweet: Short Stories Considered

by Ben Boulden

Mystery Scene Reviews


The Docket


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