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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Profile IconYawar khan and Addie Cass joined CrimeSpace
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Bobby Nash posted a photo
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Jennifer Chase posted blog posts
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Lynne LeGrow updated their profile
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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.

Forum

Private Investigator or police force?

I am a first time unpublished novelist. I am looking for info on police procedures in the novel I'm currently working on. To try and keep it as short as possible, my protagonist finds out his brother goes missing. They both live in Canada and it is…Continue

Started by Mark B. Plimley in Writer's Den on Thursday.

Your views wanted please 9 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 Linton Robinson Jun 22.

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? 31 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 Sunny Frazier Jun 24.

Two Books Edited at the Same Time 8 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 Jed Power Apr 30.

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.

Blog Posts

To Lie or Not To Lie

liedetector Years ago I had an interview with a police department for a forensic position.  I had already been fingerprinted, interviewed by the supervisor, had an in-depth background meeting with the background investigators trying to catch me in a lie from my thirty plus page application of my background, and the investigator even visited my home.  I still wasn’t done with the interview process yet! …

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Posted by Jennifer Chase on July 4, 2015 at 3:24am

The New Face of Crime

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“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”   ~ Walt Whitman

The ability of law enforcement to maintain order has always depended on its capacity to outmatch the technological advancements of society’s underbelly. From the early days of systematic photography,…

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Posted by Jennifer Chase on July 4, 2015 at 3:22am

BritCrime Festival Giveaway

To celebrate the launch of BritCrime’s first free online crime fiction festival, 11-13 July, I have teamed up with BritCrime authors to give away one fabulous prize.

Visit my blog, Fictionophile to enter.

You could win a gift bundle of ten print books, including new…

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Posted by Lynne LeGrow on July 3, 2015 at 6:21am

Review of CHARLIE MARTZ by Elmore Leonard.

Early unpublished stories by crime fiction icon. At Murder Beach Mystery Reviews. http://billsmedia.blogspot.com

Posted by William Wilde on July 3, 2015 at 4:12am

Review: "The Guns Of Vedauwoo (Cash Laramie and Gideon Miles Series Book Six)" by Wayne D. Dundee

Having delivered prisoner Luther Hyatt back to Cheyenne, U. S. Deputy Marshal Cash Laramie is looking forward to some time off. After putting up with the foul piece of human garbage known as Luther Hyatt for three very long days on the trail, Cash has plans for a bath, food and booze, and quite possibly some time with Lenora Wilkes. Unfortunately, Chief Marshal Devon Penn has other plans for Cash.…

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Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on June 28, 2015 at 12:00am

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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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