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

Gustavo Florentin updated their profile
7 hours ago
Gustavo Florentin posted a status
"Here are the trailers to my 2 novels, In the Talons of the Condor and The Schwarzschild Radius, which will be released on September 23rd."
9 hours ago
Gustavo Florentin posted videos
9 hours ago
Gustavo Florentin posted photos
10 hours ago
ZJ Czupor posted a status
"My short story, "The Man in the Corner" is published in "Crossing Colfax" an anthology by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Now on Amazon."
11 hours ago
R. Barri Flowers posted a status
"#Killer #Evidence #Legal #Thrillers 4-Book #Bundle by #Bestselling #Crime #Writer @RBarriFlowers #mysteries #eBook http://j.mp/1nxHnvO"
14 hours ago
R. Barri Flowers posted a status
"#Serial #Killer #Thrillers 5-Book #Bundle by #bestselling #crime #writer @RBarriFlowers #suspense #murder #eBook http://j.mp/1nuURIN"
14 hours ago
R. Barri Flowers posted a status
"Transylvanica High Series #Bundle full length first two novels of bestselling teen #vampire #series by @RBarriFlowers http://j.mp/1memI3v"
14 hours ago


  • Add Photos
  • View All


  • Add Videos
  • View All



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.



After a long absence, I am back in the writing game with my next book. For those who might wonder why, ask the corrupt US publisher who had me trapped in a three year contract and never paid any…Continue

Tags: james, fouche, africa, south, attack

Started by James Fouche in The Main Bar Aug 20.

Funeral in Berlin

Does anyone still read Len Deighton? I see Le Carre feted all over the place and now even authors such as Alan Furst but Deighton' spy novels seem to have gone out of fashion.Maybe it's because he…Continue

Started by Tom Greer in The Main Bar Aug 18.

success story 1 Reply

Hi all,It's been ages since I've dropped in, but I wanted to extend my thanks to all you CS peeps for your participation in the successful publication of my novel NINE DAYS, which is coming out in…Continue

Started by minervaK in The Main Bar. Last reply by Dan L. Coleman on Monday.

Where and why did you buy that book? 7 Replies

We can debate whether promotion, word-of-mouth or shopping makes the difference. But why not record what actually happened and over time discover the different ways we are connected to the books we…Continue

Tags: word-of-mouth, promotion, influences, behavior, buying

Started by Richard Krauss in Reading Room. Last reply by I. J. Parker Aug 12.

Crime Digests/Magazines 10 Replies

Any regular or casual readers of Alfred Hitchcock or Ellery Queen? Any trouble finding them? Do you read them printed or digitally? Are digests still in decline or is there a market for others?Continue


Started by Richard Krauss in Reading Room. Last reply by Richard Krauss Jul 26.

Do you care about the author? 25 Replies

I'm wondering how important it is to you as a reader to know details about authors.  Do you care?  Author Anne Perry was convicted of murder as a teenager, does that make a difference in whether or…Continue

Started by J. E. Seymour in The Main Bar. Last reply by Robin Richmond Jul 30.

philadelphia / US - Missing person database

Hi does anyone know what the database PPD use for missing persons persons is called? I also would like to know that system is used when checking on a larger scale the photo matches you see on TV that…Continue

Started by N J Kingsley in The Main Bar Jul 5.

Best Cold War Novels List Started on Goodreads 4 Replies

I've just started a "Best Cold War Novels" List at Goodreads.I know this is a crime fiction forum and I plan adding crime-related lists on Goodreads but many people here also may read spy fiction.If…Continue

Tags: Cold, War, espionage, spying, spy

Started by Tom Greer in The Main Bar. Last reply by Tom Greer Jul 28.

Tartan Noir 5 Replies

Most people here, I assume, have heard of Ian Rankin of Rebus fame, but have any of you read any other Scottish crime writers?Tartan Noir is a form of crime fiction particular to Scotland and…Continue

Started by Tom Greer in The Main Bar. Last reply by Brandy Wine on Thursday.


From Youngblood Hawke, the '60s movie at least, starring James Franciscus, seems an appropriate word for the sea of offerings to the world by writers seeking recognition, much like a fish trying to…Continue

Started by Dan L. Coleman in The Main Bar Jul 3.

Blog Posts

Vandals: A Collection of Young Adult Horror-Suspense Tales

Vandals: A Collection of Young Adult Horror-Suspense Tales includes four spine-tingling young adult tales of horror and suspense from the Vandals Series by bestselling author R. Barri Flowers. In each gripping story, teen vandals are left to deal with the frightening consequences…


Posted by R. Barri Flowers on August 30, 2014 at 8:38am

Murdered in the Man Cave (A Riley Reed Cozy Mystery)

Murdered in the Man Cave is a cozy mystery novel by bestselling crime writer R. Barri Flowers.


In the first book of this exciting new cozy series, Riley Reed has a popular blog offering advice on home décor and renovation and does part-time consulting work in…


Posted by R. Barri Flowers on August 30, 2014 at 8:30am

Fitness Writing, Part III

method pic

We now return this blog to its regularly scheduled program. lol

This was my main thrust at the Sisters in Crime meeting. I discussed my fitness regimen, how I workout. Then I related those workouts to writing. So, let's spend a few weeks on just this aspect.

I discussed my workout regimen in that I have a lottery system that determines what I do from day to day (or day to…


Posted by Stephen Brayton on August 29, 2014 at 11:30pm

MURDER BEACH MYSTERY REVIEWS - Hot New Mystery/Crime Novels Upcoming For Fall

 Look for these new Fall 2014 Mystery/Crime titles by big name authors. http://billsmedia.blogspot.com   

Posted by William Wilde on August 25, 2014 at 9:25am

Tide of Death, the first in the DI Andy Horton Series on Special Kindle Deal from 23-26 August Only

Tide of Death introduces the enigmatic DI Andy Horton, whose patch is Portsmouth and the Solent area on the South Coast of England. The action opens on a foggy August Bank Holiday and to mark the occasion Tide of Death is on a special offer on Amazon Kindle for August Bank Holiday, only 23 - 26 August. So if you haven't met Andy Horton yet here's your…


Posted by Pauline Rowson on August 22, 2014 at 5:01pm



CrimeSpace Google Search

Latest: The Rap Sheet

Loading… Loading feed

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.



© 2014   Created by Daniel Hatadi.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service