Book Title: BY ANY MEANS
Author: Ben Sanders
Series: Sean Devereaux
Publisher: Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 2011
Friday rush hour. Auckland City. A lone shooter fires across a packed street and kills a man. Detective Sergeant Sean Devereaux is assigned the case. He's not complaining. His Friday nights are seldom better spent.
But the inquiry is not straightforward. Witness accounts are conflicting.…
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This is my first blog post on Crime Space...I'm the author of "Murder & Mayhem 52 Crimes that Shocked Early California 1849-1949" (2012, Schiffer). I have a regular blog at www.mikeb63.blogspot.com that has spotlighted crime stories and other things for the past year. Visit my author website www.michaelthomasbarry.com for more…Continue
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Wanted to pass this along;
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
and Dark Pasts Collide in
DEATH IN THE HAIGHT
by Ronald Tierney
A Dutton Guilt Edged Mystery…Continue
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When I outline bad guys for my novels, it often reads like a police rap sheet and a psychological profile. I can’t overstate the effectiveness for research and outlining in fiction writing. There’s always those little pieces of nuggets that you can weave into the story that gives it the added realism and authenticity. These nuggets are like pieces of gold for me and I love hunting for…Continue
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Today I talk about how we decided on the schedule for the Creatures, Crimes and Creativity conference on my blog, Another Writer's Life!
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Last night, I drove to Beyond Baroque, a literary mecca in Venice, to see Ara Shirinyan speak. Ara teaches with me at Mt. SAC, and he writes poetry. Lately, he has been writing found poems almost exclusively.
Found poets are people who find their poetry in other people’s writing. They find a phrase or even paragraph and turn it into poetic form as a way to observe the world. It sounds like a short cut to writing – possibly even…Continue
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The Survivor is one of the thriller books I love to devour - everyday, little guy put into an untenable situation with everything…Continue
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Here's what cori67 posted about Blood and Bone on Amazon.com:
"Throw away the rule book. Hannibal Jones is a complex man with interesting relationships and a job that keeps him on his toes. He is approached by the one of the partners where his girlfriend is an attorney to help find a man. Eighteen years ago he disappeared and now his 18 year old son Kyle is dying of leukemia. His missing father might be the only blood marrow donor match. The catch? Hannibal has less than three weeks…Continue
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MASTERS OF TRUE CRIME: Chilling Stories of Murder and the Macabre, is a true crime anthology edited by bestselling crime writer R. Barri Flowers, featuring seventeen gripping true stories by all stars of the genre, such as Harold Schechter, Katherine Ramsland, Burl Barer, Carol Ann Davis, Robert Scott, Cathy Scott, Amanda Lamb, and Camille Kimball…Continue
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DANGER IN TIME is a teen time travel mystery by bestselling author R. Barri Flowers, now in eBook, print and audio.
When a 16 year old girl suddenly finds herself ten year back in time, with the help of an antique clockwatch, she comes face to face with her 16 year old older sister who died that year in a car accident. Of…Continue
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I interviewed Gregg Hurwits about his recent novel, The Survivor. This thriller features complex characters thrown into impossible situation that generate nerve-shattering suspense. Read my entire review here.
Added by Austin S. Camacho on August 20, 2012 at 4:33am — No Comments
I had completely forgotten about the pending status of my Crimespace membership, and while checking out my spam folder, my approval was there.
I'm happy to be here and hope to connect with others of like mind.
I published my first cozy mystery, Armed and Outrageous - An Agnes Barton Mystery May 1,2012. Agnes Barton is seventy-two and her partner in crime Eleanor Mason is eighty-two, but that doesn't stop them from investigating when a tourist disappears. The backdrop for my…Continue
Added by Madison Johns on August 20, 2012 at 2:41am — No Comments
Today I explain why we're NOT chasing a blockbuster at Intrigue Publishing, and what we ARE looking for, on my blog, Another Writer's Life.
Added by Austin S. Camacho on August 19, 2012 at 9:58am — No Comments
In the new issue of Kings River Life mystery author/lawyer Leslie Budewitz shares about writing law in fiction http://kingsriverlife.com/08/18/law-and-fiction/
Also we have a review of Leslie Budewitz's non-fiction, Agatha winning book, "Books, Crooks & Counselors", on writing law in mystery novels & you have a chance to win a copy of the book…Continue
Added by Lorie Ham on August 19, 2012 at 4:51am — No Comments
I know it seems as if I’m changing my blog schedule weekly. What I list as topics for the next week’s blog doesn’t always appear. I’ve delayed some things or postponed topics because of mitigating circumstances. My topics get pushed aside for author interviews because I want to do my part to promote others.
Part of the problem has been I’ve been…Continue
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You've met her. Maybe not in person, but she appears in almost every James M. Cain and Raymond Chandler novel. Pulp fiction would have never gained an audience without her. She appears in movies and in novels of all types today. The femme fatale -- the sexy, seductive woman who leads men to destruction.
Women wonder why men are so stupid they can't recognize her for what she really is.
You've met him. Maybe not in fiction,…Continue
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I picked up the first Monkeewrench book back in 2003 when the cover caught my eye. Off the Grid marks the sixth book in this series by mother/daughter writing duo…Continue
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Book Title: SUMMERTIME DEATH
Author: Mons Kallentoft
Series: Malin Fors
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Year of Publication: 2012
As the temperature in Sweden reaches a record-breaking 45º, forest fires break out. All those who have failed to escape Linkoping for the summer take shelter indoors, shocked and paralysed by the heat.
However, when a teenage girl is discovered naked and bleeding in the…
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