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.

Latest Activity

Profile IconCary Allen Stone, Anthony Altadonna and Doug Penzien joined CrimeSpace
5 hours ago
Mike Worley replied to Matt Sanborn's discussion Looking for crime and mystery writers
"Matt, are you affiliated with this company?  If so, it would be nice to have more information on the background of the principals, and a little about the process that PMP follows. I'd like a little more info than just the one or two titles…"
8 hours ago
B.R.Stateham posted a status
11 hours ago
B.R.Stateham and Christopher Pimental are now friends
17 hours ago


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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.


Your views wanted please 8 Replies

Hi – as a crime fiction fan can I ask you:Q1 – how do you find new crime writers to read?Q2 – what leads you to try a crime writer for the first time?My 'agenda' is simple, I’m an indie crime writer (…Continue

Started by Iain Parke in The Main Bar. Last reply by I. J. Parker Apr 9.

Looking for crime and mystery writers 1 Reply

Past Midnight Publishing is looking to expand its catalog. This is not a vanity…Continue

Started by Matt Sanborn in The Main Bar. Last reply by Mike Worley 8 hours ago.

Any Jonathan Valin Fans Out There?

I recently discovered Jonathan Valin, author of the Harry Stoner mystery series. I'm in the middle of SECOND CHANCE (1991) and loving it so far.From what I understand he wrote about 14 novels, but stopped around the mid 90s. Shame, because he's a…Continue

Tags: stoner, mystery, valin

Started by Trace Conger in Reading Room Feb 7.

Dead Site? 39 Replies

Has Crimespace died? Has everyone gone somewhere else? Let me know if you have. Seems like nothing but BSP, reviews and blogs now. Continue

Started by Jed Power in The Main Bar. Last reply by I. J. Parker Mar 18.

BSP Only? 5 Replies

What's the story on this character who seems to do nothing except Blatant Self-promotion?Isn't there any rule agains BSP with absolutely no other contribution to the site?  Personally I wouldn't buy any of his books because of it.Continue

Started by Jed Power in The Main Bar. Last reply by Linton Robinson Apr 13.

Making a living from crime

Hi - hope you can join me for an interview about crime writing and publishing.Noon (UK time) Sat 22 Nov & repeated 4pm Sun 23 NovLog in at …Continue

Tags: appearance, author, interview

Started by Iain Parke in The Main Bar Nov 22, 2014.


I need book releases to fill my Coming Attractions column in Kings River Life. I need December ones, but am also scouting for books coming out in 2015. HELP!Continue

Started by Sunny Frazier in The Main Bar. Last reply by Sunny Frazier Mar 18.

Two Books Edited at the Same Time 6 Replies

I have two books ready to be edited.  One the fourth in a crime series.  The other the first in another crime series. What are the logistics of having two edited at once?  Seems it might be daunting and confusing.  Use the same editor? I do have one…Continue

Started by Jed Power in The Main Bar. Last reply by Philip Shirley Jan 20.

Editing Two Books at Once 1 Reply

I have two books ready to be edited. One the fourth in a crime series. The other the first in another crime series. What are the logistics on having two edited at once? Seems it might be daunting and confusing. Use the same editor? I do have one I…Continue

Started by Jed Power in Writer's Den. Last reply by Jed Power Nov 14, 2014.

Kurt Kamm Firefighter Mystery Novels

Literary Award Winning Author Kurt KammKurt has kindly offered signed copies of all his books for a limited time.…Continue

Started by Dee Owen in The Main Bar Nov 6, 2014.

Blog Posts


I don't usually give books a hard sell, but on this occasion I'm happy to make an exception. 
Riding in Cars with Girls goes on sale today and for the…

Posted by Colman on April 20, 2015 at 11:30pm

Book Marketing: It's Not Just For The Sane Anymore...

Part of any author's life is the "joy" of shouldering the hobo-stick, pulling on the walking shoes... and hitting the highway (literally, or on the Internet's Information Highway) to MARKET the flippin' thing.

That is a "given" for all scribes, whether publisher-published or indie/self-pubb'd variety, if only because nobody will market the everlovin' hell out of your books like YOU will.

It can be akin to an…


Posted by Earl Merkel on April 19, 2015 at 12:40am

Deadly Contemplation

Hi Guys, 

Has anyone every read Deadly Contemplation? Well, if you have then book two is now…


Posted by G.K. Taylor on April 17, 2015 at 9:25pm

Review of BLOOD ON SNOW by Jo Nesbo

Gripping new Crime novel from the Norwegian author. MURDER BEACH MYSTERY REVIEWS. http://billsmedia.blogspot.com

Posted by William Wilde on April 15, 2015 at 10:50am

Interview With Thriller Writer Eden Sharp

There is a new interview on my website of thriller writer Eden Sharp.

Eden Sharp Interview


I'm looking for more crime writers to interview on my blog. If you…


Posted by John Moralee on April 14, 2015 at 5:43am



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Privacy & TOS

Email addresses are not made available by default, but CrimeSpace cannot be held responsible for information placed in public view by members. Please be aware that search engines can see everything the other members can.

CrimeSpace will not tolerate abuse, harrassment, offensive material, or irrelevant spam. This will result in either a warning or instant removal from the network.

CrimeSpace also reserves the right to remove members without notice or reason.

All that being said, you'll have to work pretty hard to offend most of the members here. It is a crime fiction site, after all.



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