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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Tilda Endeavour posted a blog post

Review: A Real Shot in the Arm

A Real Shot in the Arm, by Annette RoomeA Plot Summary:When Chris Martin — housewife and mother-of-two — seizes the chance to re-gain her independence by putting…See More
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Colman posted blog posts
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Dan L. Coleman replied to Gavin Woods's discussion Writing Virgin
"Yes, just keep writing until you're finished."
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Julian Donn replied to J. E. Seymour's discussion We seem to have aquired a troll
"I had one from a Miss Grace Kamara last year as well. It should only take one complaint to admin to have them removed from the forum."


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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.


CreateSpace Production Quality 8 Replies

A friend of mine just mentioned a poorly trimmed and packaged copy of a book printed via CreateSpace. What has your experience been?Continue

Tags: quality, print, QA, POD, CreateSpace

Started by Richard Krauss in Schmooze Lounge. Last reply by Richard Krauss on Tuesday.

The fine line 9 Replies

Sorry it's been awhile since my last post, life got in the way a bit, but here I am again so...In my previous post I spoke about something related to the point I want to make with this one. I last…Continue

Started by Rick Taylor in The Main Bar. Last reply by Dana King Oct 24.

We seem to have aquired a troll 5 Replies

I see a ton of posts from what appears to be a Nigerian scammer. Stephanie Assa. Interesting choice of venues, Stephanie. Did you think none of us would know anything about crime?Continue

Started by J. E. Seymour in The Main Bar. Last reply by Julian Donn on Wednesday.


Does anyone know of any English language crime novels set in Belgium since 1945 please?Continue

Started by Craig Pickering in The Main Bar. Last reply by Craig Pickering Oct 18.

New to the scene 4 Replies

I just joined Crimespace yesterday and so far I'm really enjoying what I see. I wish I had found this site a few years ago when I was working on my first novel. I hope to get an opportunity to…Continue

Started by Dewayne King in The Main Bar. Last reply by I. J. Parker Oct 16.

Writing Virgin 29 Replies

Hi everyone. I'm in the middle of writing my first Detective/Crime Novel. I'm up to just under 26,000 words. Does anyone have any useful hints or tips on putting your first novel together?Continue

Started by Gavin Woods in The Main Bar. Last reply by Dan L. Coleman yesterday.

Anyone know a cop/detective I could contact for my book? 5 Replies

Its been awhile since I've posted hereI'm looking for a cop or a detective ( male or female- not particular) who would be interested in helping me out with a few procedural details in the next two…Continue

Started by Frank Zubek in Writer's Den. Last reply by Frank Zubek on Sunday.

Free Criminal Minds course 3 Replies

Hey guys,I just came accross this free course called, Understanding the Origins of Crime,…Continue

Tags: course, writing, crime

Started by Tansy Bradshaw in The Main Bar. Last reply by Gavin Woods Oct 9.

Do you ever find it hard to stop writing? 4 Replies

There are times when ideas and direction come slowly but then there are others when you find yourself on a roll. It is like reading a good book when everything flows and you just don't want to stop,…Continue

Started by Mark Roope in The Main Bar. Last reply by Garry L. McLaughlin Oct 26.

New Lehane & Block Movies 2 Replies

Has anyone seen either "The Drop" based on a Dennis Lehane short story(he also wrote the screenplay)or "A Walk Amongst the Tombstones," the new film version of Larry Block's novel?After seeing both I…Continue

Started by Jed Power in The Main Bar. Last reply by Jed Power Sep 26.

Blog Posts

Review: A Real Shot in the Arm

A Real Shot in the Arm, by Annette Roome

A Plot Summary:

When Chris Martin — housewife and mother-of-two —…


Posted by Tilda Endeavour on October 31, 2014 at 8:58pm


Tough, ruthless gangsters from Chicago descend on London and for two weeks their violent campaign of murder and intimidation holds the city in a crushing grip of fear. Scotland Yard has never seen such an onslaught. When a lull ensues,…

Posted by Colman on October 31, 2014 at 4:00pm

MURDER BEACH MYSTERY REVIEWS - Review of Deadline by John Sandford

A backwoods crime thriller. Reviewed at: http://billsmedia.blogspot.com 

Posted by William Wilde on October 31, 2014 at 2:30am

Review: "Twinkle Toes: Dev Haskell Short Mystery" by Mike Faricy

Dev Haskell was still asleep when his cellphone went off in the front pocket of his jeans where he had left them on the floor. He had much rather be back asleep in the bed next to Heidi, but the woman on the cell phone just keeps talking. She gradually makes inroads into his sleep fogged brain and he slowly realizes a girl he knew from high school long ago could be in real trouble.…


Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on October 31, 2014 at 12:00am

Review: "The Killer Wore Cranberry: A Fourth Meal of Mayhem" Editor J. Alan Hartman

In what has become a welcomed annual tradition, Editor J. Alan Hartman and Untreed Reads have a new edition of their annual crime filled Thanksgiving anthology. The Killer Wore Cranberry: A Fourth Meal of Mayhem features ten stories, three recipes, and tales of chaos and mayhem often with a touch or considerably more of humor. Like the previous books in the series, all the tales are set on or just before Thanksgiving so there are plenty of mentions of food to make you…


Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on October 30, 2014 at 11:44pm



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