All Blog Posts (13,589)

Review: "Torn And Frayed: The Drifter Detective Series Number 7" by David Cranmer

The night of August 15, 1951 finds Jack Laramie on the road just, outside of Clyde, Texas. The private detective stops for gas and food. The waitress, Vicky Mae, does not appreciate the small joke Jack makes as she serves him a cup of coffee.  His joke was also very much not appreciated by the man who clearly …

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on July 6, 2016 at 11:18am — No Comments

Blog Guest --Author EARL STAGGS

As June draws to a close it is time once again for the latest “History’s Rich With Mysteries” column by Texas author Earl Staggs. This time he looks at the case of Alice Crimmons which happened long before the kind of coverage such a situation would bring about these days.…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 30, 2016 at 12:25pm — 1 Comment

Monday With Kaye for June 27, 2016

This final Monday in June Kaye George reviews The Good Goodbye by Carla Buckley.…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 28, 2016 at 8:11am — No Comments

NICK SPILL - THE JADED KIWI (2016)

Synopsis/blurb….
The summer of 1976 in Auckland, New Zealand. There is a severe marijuana drought.
 
Two couples; a gynecologist and a physicist, together with a violinist and an actress meet by accident in a pub and help a Maori evade the…
Continue

Added by Colman on June 22, 2016 at 6:35pm — No Comments

SARAH M. CHEN - CLEANING UP FINN (2016)

Synopsis/blurb....
 
Life is a constant party for restaurant manager, Finn Roose. When he seduces an underage woman on one of his booze cruises and loses her—literally, it sets off a massive search involving the police, her parents, and a private investigator. Finn…
Continue

Added by Colman on June 22, 2016 at 5:52pm — No Comments

My Blog Guest Today

Please welcome author Kate Flora to the blog today as she talks about “Branding, Platform Building, and the Call of Story.”

 …

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 22, 2016 at 12:09am — No Comments

Review: "Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn: A Spenser Novel" by Ace Atkins

Jack McGee is a Boston firefighter. He is sure the fire in an Old Catholic church a year ago that killed three firefighters was arson, but they can’t prove it wasn’t either. McGee is sure that the church fire was arson. He is also sure the recent fires around town are the work of the same arsonist.…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 20, 2016 at 5:56am — No Comments

Review: "Diesel Therapy (Selena Book 2)" by Greg Barth

Diesel Therapy is the second in the Selena series and opens with Selena in prison. U.S. attorney Albert Harding as well as assistant U. S. attorney Scott Howard think she knows things and will talk if given the  right incentive. They want her to talk about Pete Malucci to help build…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 20, 2016 at 5:25am — No Comments

STEVEN HAYWARD - JAMMED UP (A DEBT GOES BAD NOVELLA) (2016)

Synopsis/blurb….
Loyalty. Betrayal. Injustice.
 
A rudeboy never forgets. It’s been ten long years and ‘Jam’ has been working his way through a list of men who tormented his best-friend, Jabba. Now there’s only one name left to cross…
Continue

Added by Colman on June 17, 2016 at 7:40pm — No Comments

HANS KEILSON - COMEDY IN A MINOR KEY (1947)

Synopsis/blurb…….
A penetrating study of ordinary people resisting the Nazi occupation - and, true to its title, a dark comedy of wartime manners - Comedy in a Minor Key tells the story of Wim and Marie, a Dutch couple who first hide a Jew they know as Nico, then must dispose of…
Continue

Added by Colman on June 17, 2016 at 7:37pm — No Comments

JIM STEWART - OCHOCO REACH (2015)

Synopsis/blurb…….
Mike's usual strategy was to gently stir the pot and wait for patterns to emerge, but this case was boiling over from the day Willimina showed up at his office. Freelance investigator Mike Ironwood doesn't hesitate for a moment when a lovely stranger asks…
Continue

Added by Colman on June 17, 2016 at 3:31am — No Comments

Review: "Sweet Smells" by Jed Power

In the off season the summer resort area is pretty much closed. That does not mean there is not activity going on. There is a lot of activity going on behind the doors of the old and decaying houses. The house on Ashworth Avenue might be the worst of the bunch. The shotgun is going to help protect him from those…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 17, 2016 at 1:26am — No Comments

Review: "Survivors Will Be Shot Again: A Dan Rhodes Mystery" by Bill Crider

A routine stop at the local Pak-A-Sak convenience store interferes with a rare afternoon off for Sheriff Dan Rhodes because he has to stop an armed robbery. With Rayford Loomis in custody and transported by Buddy off to jail, Sheriff Rhodes will follow behind to take the weapon to the evidence room and do …

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 15, 2016 at 12:59am — No Comments

Vigilante Detective Emily Stone in DARK PURSUIT #FREE #Amazon

DarkPursuit

BOOK SERIES BREAKING NEWS:

International award-winning DARK PURSUIT will be FREE Wednesday (6/8), Thursday (6/9), and Friday (6/10) on Amazon Worldwide.

No need to worry or feel like you need to read book #1 first because ALL of the EMILY STONE THRILLERS are Stand-Alone Books.

2016 CRIMSON QUILL AWARD NOMINEE

AWARD…

Continue

Added by Jennifer Chase on June 9, 2016 at 6:31am — No Comments

Review: "High Meadow Storm" by Wayne D. Dundee

Waking up and having no idea where you are or your own name is not a good thing. At least folks found him at the R-Bar ranch and brought him into the small cabin three days ago. He’d been found up by the high meadow after a storm. Who he is and why he was there are just two of the many questions at work in…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 31, 2016 at 5:23am — No Comments

Review: "Extreme Prey" by John Sandford

As Extreme Prey, the 26th novel in the series by John Sandford begins, Lucas Davenport is working on his cabin in Wisconsin. It is August and with the help of the carpenter the room should be finished weeks  before winter sets in. His days are now his having left Minnesota’s Bureau of…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 31, 2016 at 4:52am — No Comments

Review: "Come Dark: The Posadas County Mysteries"by Steven F. Havill

As Come Dark: The Posadas County Mysteries by Steven F. Havill opens the massive astronomy theme park known as Nightzone  is taking shape atop the mesa approximately 35 miles to the west of  Posadas, New Mexico. The dish is up, the technicians are installing everything, and slowly all the details…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 31, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

Review: "Scalp Dance: A Sam Chitto Mystery" by Lu Clifton

Blending mystery and the complexities of criminal cases on the tribal lands in Oklahoma, Scalp Dance: A Sam Chitto Mystery by Lu Clifton opens just outside of Hugo, Oklahoma. Lieutenant Sam Chitto is a member of the Oklahoma Choctaw Police. A man of honor and principles haunted by his past, he is also…

Continue

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 30, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

SHERLOCK HOLMES & DOMINO LADY TRADE NOW AVAILABLE!

The Sherlock Holmes/Domino Lady trade paperback collection is in stores now. I hope you'll visit your local comic shop and/or bookstore and pick up a copy. 

CONTEST TIME! SEND US YOUR SHERLOCK SELFIES!

Want to give your local comic shop or bookstore a shout out?

Take a photo of…

Continue

Added by Bobby Nash on May 13, 2016 at 7:08am — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1991

CrimeSpace Google Search

© 2016   Created by Daniel Hatadi.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service