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.

JOINING CRIMESPACE

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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"That's one I don't know, Julian. I must check it out. Kind regards, Peter"
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"Chester Himes? (Cotton Comes To Harlem)."
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BEFORE YOU POST TO THE FORUM

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.

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Iain Ryan – hot tip for fans of James Ellroy 1 Reply

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

Started by James Buckley in The Main Bar. Last reply by Colman Aug 12.

I get it...

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.

Books into Podcasts

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.

Annual Call For Donations 2016

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

Started by Daniel Hatadi in CrimeSpace News Jul 21.

Best crime novels set in the 1960s 8 Replies

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

Tags: novels, crime, 1960s

Started by Peter Bartram in The Main Bar. Last reply by Peter Bartram yesterday.

Speaking of drinking...

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.

Please help me find this book 3 Replies

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

Started by Elsie in The Main Bar. Last reply by S. B. yesterday.

The Magician: The Long Day crime graphic novel

Anyone here read crime graphic novels? This one is set in the 1970'same and is up on kickstarter:…Continue

Started by David Brown in The Main Bar May 1.

Crime Fiction Questionnaire

Hey Guys,My name is Hayden Schofield and i am currently studying Society and Culture for my HSC course. I am an avid reader and viewer of true crime stories and crime fiction but for some reason i have no idea why i am so captivated by these…Continue

Started by Hayden Schofield in The Main Bar Apr 12.

NEW CRIME NOVEL

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.

Blog Posts

CHARLIE WILLIAMS - YOUR PLACE IS IN THE SHADOWS (2013)yo

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Six stories from Charlie Williams, renowned author of the Mangel series. An ill-starred young man is frustrated by a faulty lucky amulet. A new lodger introduces two flatmates to a card game with stakes too high for any…

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Posted by Colman on August 24, 2016 at 7:10pm

The Tunnel Runner

Cameron Trost and Black Beacon Books invite you to the online launch of "The Tunnel Runner", a tale of urban adventure, social discontent, and psychological suspense. There will be competitions, sneak peeks, and details on the places and music that inspired the tunnel world.

Online Shop: http://trostlibrary.blogspot.com/p/the-tunnel-runner.html

FB Event Page:…

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Posted by Cameron Trost on August 24, 2016 at 8:03am

NIK FROBENIUS - DARK BRANCHES (2015)

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Author Joe Uddermann has published an autobiographical novel about certain dark events in his past. Expectations run high both in the publishing house and the media, but after an appearance on television sinister things begin to happen:…
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Posted by Colman on August 23, 2016 at 7:52pm

LARRY D. SWEAZY - SEE ALSO MURDER (2015)

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1964—Life on the North Dakota farm hasn’t always been easy for Marjorie Trumaine. She has begun working as a professional indexer to help with the bills—which have only gotten worse since the accident that left her husband, Hank, blind and paralyzed. When her…
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Posted by Colman on August 22, 2016 at 4:49pm

Review: Crime Syndicate Magazine: Issue 2 Edited by Michael Pool and Dietrich Kalteis

The second issue of Crime Syndicate Magazine proves that the first issue was not a fluke. Lightening does strike twice and it certainly did in this case. “Intense” and “edgy” are often over used clichés when applied to crime fiction, but they certainly apply here in several…

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Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on August 22, 2016 at 10:43am — 1 Comment

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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.

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