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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Colman posted a blog post

DANIEL VLASATY - ONLY BONES (2016)

Synopsis/blurb......Daniel is a bike messenger in Chicago. He’s good at his job…See More
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Colman posted a blog post

JONATHAN CRAIG - JUNKIE (1952)

Synopsis/blurb…… BY DAY-A PART-TIME SECRETARY BY NIGHT-A FULL-TIME PLAYGIRL "How…See More
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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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Cars issued to US detectives. 2 Replies

My work-in-progress is a crime novel set in California.  The protagonist is a long-serving detective in Robbery/Homicide in San Francisco.  What I need to know is about the cars they drive.  Is there one issued to them, or do they use their own car…Continue

Tags: california, sfpd, vehicles, police

Started by Denis OLeary in The Main Bar. Last reply by Denis OLeary on Friday.

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 10 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 Sep 14.

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 4 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 Susan on Saturday.

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.

Blog Posts

DANIEL VLASATY - ONLY BONES (2016)

Synopsis/blurb......



Daniel is a bike messenger in Chicago. He’s good at his job and takes pride in his work. In his riding. In the fact that he knows the city’s streets like the back of his hand. Daniel’s also in debt to his drug dealer, Lawrence. And when he’s offered a job…

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Posted by Colman on September 28, 2016 at 6:02pm

JONATHAN CRAIG - JUNKIE (1952)

Synopsis/blurb……
 
BY DAY-A PART-TIME SECRETARY BY NIGHT-A FULL-TIME PLAYGIRL "How long ago was that?" he asked. In the glow of the match her face seemed almost too angelic to be real. An angelic call-girl, he thought. "About a year ago," she told him. "But it seems…
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Posted by Colman on September 27, 2016 at 5:32pm

BILL PRONZINI - BOOKTAKER (1982/2011)

Synopsis/blurb……
The Nameless Detective is called upon to find out how rare books and maps are being stolen from an antiquarian bookshop with a faultless alarm system. He goes undercover in the store, only to be foiled when a theft occurs right under his nose. Then, as he ponders the…
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Posted by Colman on September 26, 2016 at 4:24pm

E. MICHAEL HELMS - DEADLY DUNES (2015)

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Hours after hiring Mac McClellan to investigate the supposed suicide of her archaeologist brother, single-mom Jessie dies in a car accident. Jessie had just showed Mac artifacts and a copy of a map Jake found, items that indicate Hernando…

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Posted by Colman on September 25, 2016 at 6:09pm

Who Is Alexander Steele?


Posted by Larry J on September 25, 2016 at 3:15am

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