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Lots of book, publishing and marketing chat with Pride and Prejudice: Hidden Lusts author Mitzi Szereto.
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We writers get ourselves into all kinds of traps. Here's one which I think catches all of us sooner or later. Tell me what you think. Find it here:
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Crime has descended on the otherwise respectable spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England. Not a crime wave as in the criminal sense, although that could always happen, but an invasion of crime fiction writers and crime fiction fans. Yes, the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Festival , or the Harrogate International Festival as it is now called, has kicked off and runs until 24…Continue
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WHAT GRINDS MY GEARS
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As much as independent booksellers may have wished that Borders had gotten swallowed up back in the 1990s when it put so many stores out of business and was well on its way to becoming a 1,249-store behemoth, the response to its impending demise has, for the most part, been measured.…Continue
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I’ve found two more artists who blend art and crime explicitly: Pepón Osorio and Melanie Pullen.While each one takes a radically different approach, they both take that Wallace Stevens line about Death and Beauty one step further. Is it ethical to think of murder as…Continue
And speaking of Ernesto Mallo, today I'm planting myself in a patio chair by the pool and starting his Sweet Money, published by one of my favorite indie publishers, Bitter Lemon Press. I've been looking forward to this one for so long!
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It's not like I'm a professional reviewer or anything, just a reader who enjoys good crime fiction, the edgier the better. But every year I read and post my thoughts about the books that are on the CWA International Dagger shortlist. This year's books are (linked to my reviews):
I met her in Detroit a long time ago at a party for author Harold Robbins.
Michelle—although she called herself Mickie then—was one of the models hired for the occasion to promote Robbins as the real life incarnation of the irresistible stud he wrote about in his bestselling novels. The deception did not work. Robbins was a blowhard who grabbed his crotch a lot and made lewd comments. The women stampeded away.
Mickie was sleek and doe-eyed, African American,…Continue
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