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.

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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.


New Release: Take Them in the Storms

New novel coming out in about 2-3 weeks(Feb. 2021) titled Take Them in the Storms that features Wray Larrick as a U.S. Marine Corps captain assigned to investigate the inexplicable murder of a young marine at remote Camp Fuji, Japan, during the…Continue

Started by Dan L. Coleman in The Main Bar Feb 1.

True Crime Writers Call For Submissions

Author and anthology editor Mitzi Szereto is currently seeking original true crime stories for the fourth volume in her true crime franchise, THE BEST NEW TRUE CRIME STORIES: PARTNERS IN CRIME. Full details can be found at: …Continue

Tags: nonfiction, opportunities, anthology, publishing, CFS

Started by Mitzi Szereto in The Main Bar Sep 25, 2020.

True Crime writers call for submissions

I’m seeking original new non-fiction true crime pieces for:THE BEST NEW TRUE CRIME STORIES: WELL-MANNERED CROOKS, ROGUES & CRIMINALSFull details available at:…Continue

Tags: nonfiction, anthology, journalism, authors, CFS

Started by Mitzi Szereto in The Main Bar May 1, 2020.


Consider the SUFFOLK MYSTERY AUTHORS FESTIVAL in Suffolk, Virginia, a city-sponsored event August 8, 2020(still on). Downtown cultural arts building 1-6 pm. FREE to the public, free applications from authors, $25 fee if accepted. And there are…Continue

Started by Dan L. Coleman in The Main Bar Apr 4, 2020.

Writers Call for Submissions: True Crime

I’m seeking all-new true crime accounts for THE BEST NEW TRUE CRIME STORIES: SMALL TOWNS (to be published by Mango Publishing Group USA).Subject: True crime in small towns.…Continue

Started by Mitzi Szereto in The Main Bar Sep 23, 2019.

Writers call for submissions: True Crime 3 Replies

Worldwide Call for Submissions: True CrimeTheme: Serial KillersCalling all crime writers and crime reporters!I’m seeking new true-crime stories for an anthology I’m editing for an American publisher. I’d especially like to see stories featuring…Continue

Tags: reporters, writers, call, stories, anthologies

Started by Mitzi Szereto in The Main Bar. Last reply by Andre Michael Pietroschek Aug 27, 2019.

VAT on ebooks 1 Reply

Hopefully this prohibitive and unfair VAT on ebooks will stop. It's killing digital book sales and ripping off readers.…Continue

Tags: Europe, digital, VAT, ebooks, books

Started by Mitzi Szereto in The Main Bar. Last reply by Andre Michael Pietroschek Aug 26, 2019.

Need procedural help for NYPD issues

Does anyone know of a good resource for getting some answers to police procedure questions regarding the New York City Police Department?  Working on next novel set in NYC and have a few issues that I'd like to get right.  Any suggestions…Continue

Started by Kevin G. Chapman in Writer's Den Nov 27, 2018.

Getting Reviews -- ideas and suggestions? 3 Replies

For an emerging author (sounds like I'm crawling out of a dark hole), one of the biggest challenges is getting reviews published.  I hate the idea of paying for a "professional" review.  I had a really bad experience in that space with my last…Continue

Tags: reviews

Started by Kevin G. Chapman in The Main Bar. Last reply by Andre Michael Pietroschek Aug 26, 2019.


...to crimespace after several years of only occasionally checking by to see what might catch my interest... I'm in the reading mood now, not promoting anything coming up soon for sale. "Foul Shot, a Wray Larrick Mystery" was mentioned once here…Continue

Started by Dan L. Coleman in The Main Bar Jan 9, 2018.

Blog Posts

Book Review of "Cold Woods" by Karen Katchur

The second in the Northampton County series, “Cold Woods” is a police procedural with serious themes of domestic abuse, alcoholism, and guilt.  The pacing was faultless, and the descriptions well rendered.

Detective Parker Reed, was everything one could hope for in a protagonist, and as a policeman. His new partner Geena Brassard, was…


Posted by Lynne LeGrow on March 22, 2021 at 8:20am

Looking to try a NEW author? I have FIVE debut novels that you should try.

Anyone who reads a lot knows that it is a real thrill to discover a brand new author!

With so many fabulous books out there, I can only imagine how daunting it must be to write a book for the first time and – then wait to see if you can get it published, and then wait to learn if anyone actually likes it.



Posted by Lynne LeGrow on February 24, 2021 at 3:30am

Book Review of "The Downstairs Neighbor" by Helen Cooper

Present Day

(Ten days in the lives of the inhabitants of a converted Georgian house in Kingston-Upon-Thames)

Emma Brighton – in her mid thirties, is the owner of a vintage clothing shop which has just gone out of business. Emma lives in the ground floor flat of…


Posted by Lynne LeGrow on February 14, 2021 at 3:17am


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ACT NOW! I don't know how long this discounted price will last! Links below.
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Posted by Bobby Nash on July 19, 2020 at 2:50pm


Action-packed reads at affordable prices! That's #TheSummerofSnow! Get caught up on Abraham Snow's award-nominated exploits form the very beginning with BEN Books and award-winning author Bobby Nash. It all starts with Snow Falls and continues in Snow Storm, Snow Drive, Snow Trapped, and Snow Series 1, Vol. 1.…


Posted by Bobby Nash on July 19, 2020 at 9:33am


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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.

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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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