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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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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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 Apr 21.

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.

DO YOU HAVE A MYSTERY COMING OUT? 29 Replies

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 Patricia Gligor yesterday.

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

LAWRENCE BLOCK - THE CRIME OF OUR LIVES (2015)

Synopsis/blurb….
 
An MWA Grand Master tells it straight:
Fredric Brown: “When I read Murder Can Be Fun, I had a bottle of bourbon on the table and every time Brown’s hero took a drink, I had a snort myself. This is a hazardous undertaking when in…
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Posted by Colman on April 26, 2015 at 4:20pm

Review: "A Deadly Affair At Bobtail Ridge: A Samuel Craddock Mystery" by Terry Shames

As A Deadly Affair At Bobtail Ridge opens Samuel Craddock is awakened by a pounding at his door. His neighbor, Jenny Sandstone is on his porch and very upset.  Her mom, Vera Sandstone, apparently has had a stroke and has been rushed to a hospital in nearby Bobtail, Texas. Jenny needs to get to the hospital and wants Samuel to call Truly Bennett to take care of her horses. Despite his aversion to horses, Samuel takes care of them himself and before long he is at the hospital.…

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Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on April 26, 2015 at 1:00pm

TOM O. KEENAN - THE FATHER (2015)

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Shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger, 2014. Mental illness, alcohol abuse, and the tedium of pursuing typical killers, leave Sean Rooney a pathetic man, a failed forensic profiler, a bit of a loser and definitely retired. DCI Jacqueline Kaminski…
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Posted by Colman on April 25, 2015 at 6:13pm

A Chat With Lawrence Block

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So, this morning I was sitting around trying to think of what to post for this week's blog. How do you follow three wonderful weeks of author interviews?

Then someone knocks on my door and when I answer, there stands a man weaing a hat that shadows his face. He hands me a large…

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Posted by Stephen Brayton on April 25, 2015 at 12:01am

EVANGELINE JENNINGS - NIAGARA (2014)

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Eleanor's life is rushing headlong towards the falls. Can she find a way to save herself?
A modern immorality tale wrapped around a whodunnit set in a no-name Northern English post-industrial town, NIAGARA is the first release of the Pankhearst Singles…
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Posted by Colman on April 24, 2015 at 10:59pm

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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.

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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