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.
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
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
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
Hi there:My work in progress will include a POV character from the New York / New Jersey area (more New Jersey). I will be writing a close 3rd-person-limited POV and I want to bring as much…Continue
I have just finished reading and reviewing a book called 'Evil Shadows' and absolutely shocked by this true story. I think in this day and age of internet use, everyone should be aware of the…Continue
Hey! Here i am in a CrimeSpace, good to see you people. A few words about be, in my first post, maid be appropriate, but i will skip that. You will know what, and who i am, by knowing what i do. So i…Continue
The past is never truly buried. As any mystery reader knows, the past often comes back with a vengeance leaving a trail of bodies and carnage in its wake. Such is the case here in The Dead Will Tell: A Kate Burkholder Novel by Linda Castillo. The author once again takes readers to the Amish country she has made familiar in another tale where the past is almost as big a character as the actual characters themselves.
The latest in this very good series begins in…Continue
Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on August 1, 2014 at 2:18am
I'm delighted to announce the great line up of best selling crime authors, crime experts and officers from Hampshire Police for CSI Portsmouth 2014, part of Portsmouth BookFest, where crime fiction meets crime fact, on Saturday 8 November.
This year joining me on the panel in the morning will be crime author M.C. Beaton with crime experts, Terrence Napier, Footwear Mark Examiner for Hampshire Police…Continue
Posted by Pauline Rowson on July 30, 2014 at 12:01am
Check out the latest books from William Kent Krueger, Kelli Stanley, L.J. Sellers and a new series by Ray Daniel. Also, here's a link to sample 11 chapters from the latest Douglas Preston/Lincoln Child novel. http://kingsriverlife.com/07/26/coming-attractions-end-of-summer-edition/
And 5 cozy mysteries from Penguin can be yours by emailing…Continue
Posted by Sunny Frazier on July 28, 2014 at 9:46am
There is a distinctive change in my signings these days: I'm actually making money.
Most of us who write never talk about the pay, which is usually abysmal. We write because we must, and we write because we have something to say and want people to hear it. Money is nice, but no one being realistic expects to make a fortune.
Most of my signings over the years have ranged from quiet to excellent: before this year, probably the best one took place several years ago at the Borders…Continue