Run Cold: An Edna Ferber Mystery #10

Run Cold: An Edna Ferber Mystery #10

"The Arctic trails have their secret tales That would make your blood run cold." —Robert W. Service, "The Cremation of Sam McGee" Jack Mabie claims to be the meanest man ...

A Murder Unmentioned: A Rowland Sinclair Mystery #6

A Murder Unmentioned: A Rowland Sinclair Mystery #6

The gun used in Rowland Sinclair's father's death some thirteen years earlier has turned up in a drained dam at the family's country homestead in Yass. And when Rowland offends ...

The Colour of Murder: A British Library Crime Classic

The Colour of Murder: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS 'One of our most ingenious and stylish home-grown crime novelists' – Spectator 'A book to delight every puzzle-suspense enthusiast' – New York Times John ...

A Suspicion of Silver: A Sir Robert Carey Mystery #9

A Suspicion of Silver: A Sir Robert Carey Mystery #9

Edinburgh, 1593. The new year begins. Sir Robert Carey has just foiled a double plot against King James. He rides for Leith hunting the would-be assassin now identified as Joachim ...

Murder and Mendelssohn: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries #20

Murder and Mendelssohn: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries #20

"Like her heroine, Greenwood has never been more confident and confronting..." —Sydney Morning Herald To the accompaniment of heavenly choirs singing, the fearless Miss Phryne Fisher returns in her 20th ...

Death by Dragonfly: A Grace Street Mystery #6

Death by Dragonfly: A Grace Street Mystery #6

Flamboyant actor Leo Pierson's Art Nouveau treasures have been stolen, including a one-of-a-kind Lalique glass dragonfly he claims is cursed. David Randall, 302 Grace Street's private eye, agrees to recover ...

The Belting Inheritance: A British Library Crime Classic

The Belting Inheritance: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS 'Cleverly told ... brilliant character work and plotting up to the usual Symons standard.' – Observer Lady Wainwright presides over the gothic gloom at ...

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My 22 Hours with Mickey Spillane: A Remembrance

The idea was so brilliant, I could barely resist patting myself on the back. It was the Fall of ’75, and I was a 24-year-old graduate student at Bowling Green State University in Ohio working toward my Master’s degree in Popular Culture. My epiphany: the subject of my thesis would be the legendary mystery author Mickey Spillane, who was riding a wave of renewed fame as the television spokesperson for Miller Lite beer. My plan was to write a critical ... Read More

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Interview with Jane Tesh, author of Death by Dragonfly

Jane Tesh is the author of the Madeline Maclin mysteries, starring ex-beauty queen turned detective Madeline Maclin and her con man husband, Jerry Fairweather, and the Grace Street mysteries, featuring PI David Randall, his psychic friend Camden, and the many colorful Southern characters who live at 302 Grace Street. The sixth installment of the latter series, DEATH BY DRAGONFLY, is now available. In this interview, Tesh talks about her inspiration for creating the Randall/Camden pairing, the importance of alternating between two different series, and why she ... Read More