Welcome To CrimeSpace

Winner of the Spinetingler Magazine Special Services To The Industry Award, CrimeSpace is a place for readers and writers of crime fiction to meet. Find new authors to delve into and discuss the latest in crime fiction. Share photos, videos and make some friends. Pull up a chair at the bar and share your poison.


For those of you looking to join CrimeSpace, the requirements are simple: You need to have a genuine interest in crime fiction. While there are a number of authors on the site, the main focus of CrimeSpace is not promotion. It's community.

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charlie ness replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"I read all these reports, but seldom feel I can contribute. However a couple of mentions of Robert Crais' latest books have spurred me. I read everything Crais wrote till about 2 years ago and since then haven't seen any till I came across…"
12 minutes ago
Colman replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"Two on the go - Robert Palmer - The Survivors and Lono Waiwaiole's Wiley's Lament. Nathanael West's Miss Lonelyhearts lined up after that."
11 hours ago
Colman posted blog posts
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Kevin R. Tipple posted blog posts


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Please read the information on Promotion. Note that the forum is for discussion only, not for blatant self promotion (BSP). Appropriate announcements can be made in the Events forum or your member blog.



Just announcing my new novel.  HIDE AND SEEK, BY MICHAEL ZOLEZZI.  AVAILABLE ON AMAZON. There are certain criminal cases that are talked about generations after the investigation is closed. They are biopsied, broken down, with every move by the…Continue

Started by Michael Zolezzi in Writer's Den Jan 16.

Hi! Just joined the site. 4 Replies

Hello everybody,Just joined the site. I've read more of Robert B Parker than any other crime writer (he made that easy, of course) and would count myself as a restrained and discriminating fan. On the whole, though, I like female PIs (including…Continue

Started by David Neilson in The Main Bar. Last reply by David Neilson Jan 7.

Book Cover Contest AuthorsDB

Hello fellow writers.My book cover is one of the three finalists in the 2015 AuthorsDB Cover Contest. If you like it, please vote for it. I made it, and it t would be very, very nice to get a first place...Here's the link to vote: …Continue

Tags: Contest, Cover, Book

Started by Valeria Wenderoth in The Main Bar Nov 23, 2015.


So, anybody here doing it?http://nanowrimo.org/If so, how're you doing?Continue

Started by David DeLee in Writer's Den. Last reply by Richard Krauss Nov 13, 2015.

NaNoWriMo 2015

I'm back for my third 50K writeathon. Handle is Krauss. Any other Crimespacers game? Buddy up with me on their site and we can goad each other to voluminous wordage.Continue

Tags: 50K, wordage, NaNo

Started by Richard Krauss in Schmooze Lounge Oct 31, 2015.

Submissions to Literary agents 5 Replies

I have just had yet another knock back from an agent, and again no feedback whatsoever on why they wont take me on. Its getting quite frustrating. I'm a new writer and have just finished my first novel, GATHERING OF THE SEVEN STARS. Any body got any…Continue

Started by Andrew Graham in The Main Bar. Last reply by Paul McGoran Dec 28, 2015.

Bouchercon 2015 2 Replies

Had a great time at Bouchercon in Raleigh, now posting highlights from a few of the panels on my blog over at Larque Press.Got the chance to meet fellow CrimeSpacer Dana King as well as…Continue

Tags: Crider, The, Digest, Enthusiast, Bill

Started by Richard Krauss in Schmooze Lounge. Last reply by Richard Krauss Oct 31, 2015.

My new book, Murder by Midnight writing as 'Lyn Harman'

'The Cinderella Murders'When an elderly man turns up at her police station, D.S. Ruth…Continue

Tags: by, Midnight, Murder, Harman, Fiction

Started by Lynette Rees in The Main Bar Oct 17, 2015.

New Member, Just Saying 'Hi' 16 Replies

Hi,Glad to be here. I didn't know if there was a 'welcome' thread, so I made one up.Looking forward to getting to know you all!Best wishes,TadeContinue

Started by Tade Thompson in The Main Bar. Last reply by sheryl jeffries Nov 1, 2015.

Shane Gericke

If you know Shane, or even if you don't, please pass along your condolences to him and his family on the passing of his beloved wife, Jerrle. She had been battling metastatic breast cancer  since last October, and she left the hospital Aug. 20 to…Continue

Started by Juli schatz in The Main Bar Sep 1, 2015.

Blog Posts


"You Can Call Me Lucky" first appeared in Indian Country Noir, edited by Liz "Bootsie" Martinez and Sarah Cortez, and published by Akashic Books as part of their Noir series. 
Bootsie is a good friend of mine, and I had a hard time saying no when she beseeched me for a story. I felt unqualified, having minimal acquaintance with American Indians and their…

Posted by Colman on February 7, 2016 at 6:31pm

Review: "The Blue Bloods Cookbook: 120 Recipes That Will Bring Your Family To The Table" by Bridget Moynahan, Wendy Howard Goldberg, and Chris Peterson

If you are familiar with the television show Blue Bloods you are aware that every episode has the family dinner scene. Despite the busy schedules of a trauma nurse, police officers, and other family members, that dinner scene always happens. That show anchor led to the creation of the The Blue…


Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on February 7, 2016 at 2:10am

Review: "But Not Forgotten: A Novel" by BJ Bourg

Two years after a night out with his family became a tragedy that still haunts him, Clint Wolf has moved to the small Louisiana of Mechant Loup. He is the new Chief of Police and is lucky to survive his first day on the job and a close encounter with an alligator.


Someone else was not so lucky…


Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on February 7, 2016 at 1:52am


In the course of their developing friendship, Samuel Craddock has learned to accept that his neighbour Jenny Sandstone’s personal life is strictly secret. But when her dying mother tells Craddock that Jenny is in danger, he is confronted with a…

Posted by Colman on February 6, 2016 at 8:07pm

ON SALE $1.98! Stories That Bite You

Nineteen dark tales of Suspense and Horror that sink their teeth into you. Includes EPIC AWARD nominated story "The Lot." At Synergebooks. http://synergebooks.com/ebook_storiesthatbiteyou.html

Posted by William Wilde on February 6, 2016 at 1:18pm



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