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.
Hi there Crimespace people. I have just joined here, on the recommendation of a friend from Goodreads. I have been a fan of Stuart Macbride's Logan Mcrae since the beginning (Cold Granite), yet I feel the violence and gore in the later novels…Continue
Started by Scott Michael Heath in Reading Room Oct 17.
HelloI've been (and still is) a great fan of books written by James Hadley Chase but unfortunately i recently finished the last one and, literally knowing them all by heart thus not finding any sense in reading them again (for now), decided to pick…Continue
Started by Alexander in Reading Room Oct 5.
My work-in-progress is a crime novel set in California. The protagonist is a long-serving detective in Robbery/Homicide in San Francisco. What I need to know is about the cars they drive. Is there one issued to them, or do they use their own car…Continue
Hi Guys:If you've read my previous posts, you'll know I'm a huge James Ellroy fan. You'll also have noticed that I've been disappointed by Ellroy's recent work. Anyway, I've discovered a new author who takes a lot from Ellroy, but whose work I've…Continue
Hey, everyone.Just joined up and reading your introductions - I get it. I have been a member of other groups online where, no matter what, someone says, "Yeah, that's just like my character in my latest novel..." It's a tough racket being an…Continue
Started by James Roby in The Main Bar Aug 6.
I just started listening to This is Rage, which is a podcast version of the book by Ken Goldstein. I found it while looking through the new and noteworthy section on iTunes and I'm hooked. Have you guys heard it? What do you think about turning…Continue
Started by Michelle Lancaster in The Main Bar Aug 6.
Hey folks,As you may be aware, Ning.com, the company who provides the servers and service for Crimespace to run on, charge an annual fee.The fee is $USD 239.90, and last year I made a similar call for donations to meet that fee. And then I posted to…Continue
I've been asked to write an article on the 10 best crime novels set in the 1960s. I've got my own ideas - but I'd like to hear what other people think. Any suggestions?Continue
I'm back after many years locked away. Not in prison away, something much more boring.I remember a thread about what makes a proper Manhattan. But since I've been gone I realize that a Manhattan is really a lot of hard work, and all the young people…Continue
Started by Chip Cook in Schmooze Lounge Jul 1.
This is driving me mad! I was in a cafe last weekend and overheard two women talking about a new crime writer (Campbell, Cameron, something like that) and her book, I don't know if/when it was published but it sounded great and right up my street-…Continue
Posted by Colman on October 25, 2016 at 6:41pm
Over 12 years of blogging means there is a lot to read on my blog. Among other things on the blog already this morning is the seasonally appropriate guest post from Jeanne of the Bookblog of the Bristol Public Library. See what she has to say regarding “A Legend is Born.”…Continue
Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on October 25, 2016 at 12:20pm
Late summer and Paradise, Massachusetts has been pretty calm. The biggest issue has been some petty vandalism. For Police Chief Jesse Stone the break from anything significant has been good as he is a bit preoccupied with his personal life. On the plus side, there is Diana who is becoming increasingly important to…Continue
Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on October 23, 2016 at 2:17am
Published in 2015 by All Due Respect Books, Crooked Roads: Crime Stories by Alec Cizak features fifteen previously published short stories. Published in print and online the tales reflect flawed characters, crimes of various types, and situations where there are no easy answers.
The rest of my…Continue
Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on October 21, 2016 at 2:28am