Boxing the Octopus: A Cape Weathers Mystery #4

Boxing the Octopus: A Cape Weathers Mystery #4

If you're gonna box an octopus, best bring some extra arms At the height of tourist season, an armored car drives off a crowded pier and sinks to the bottom ...

No Way to Die: A Cal Claxton Oregon Mystery #7

No Way to Die: A Cal Claxton Oregon Mystery #7

When nothing is as it seems, can the truth survive? Attorney Cal Claxton, now well-established in his Oregon law practice after breaking off his career as a high-powered LA prosecutor, ...

The Devil’s Own Game: A Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead Mystery #3

The Devil’s Own Game: A Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead Mystery #3

The murder is the message What you don't see is what you get. When a sniper targets a blind man walking along the lagoon of the Cleveland Museum of Art, ...

The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories: A British Library Crime Classic

The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories: A British Library Crime Classic

Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder A Christmas party is punctuated by a gunshot under a policeman's watchful eye. A jewel heist is planned amidst the ...

Graveyard Bay: A Geneva Chase Crime Reporter Mystery #3

Graveyard Bay: A Geneva Chase Crime Reporter Mystery #3

Time is running out… The nude bodies of a corrupt judge and a Jane Doe are found under the icy, black waters at Groward Bay Marina, chained to the prongs ...

The Spotted Dog: A Corinna Chapman Mystery #7

The Spotted Dog: A Corinna Chapman Mystery #7

Betrayal is a bitter pill to swallow… Rising at four o'clock every morning isn't Corinna Chapman's favorite part of running her Australian bakery, Earthly Delights, and the glowing light of ...

Gallows Court: A Rachel Savernake Golden Age Mystery #1

Gallows Court: A Rachel Savernake Golden Age Mystery #1

eDunnit Award 2019 shortlist, Best Novel CWA Historical Dagger Award 2019 nominee Apple Books' best of September "Superb—a pitch-perfect blend of Golden Age charm and sinister modern suspense, with a main character to ...

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My Kingdom for a Plot! by Warren C. Easley

Article originally posted on www.bookreporter.com To paraphrase one of Shakespeare’s kings—you know, the one they found under a parking lot in Leicester a few years back—“A plot, a plot! My kingdom for a plot!” I love to write, always have. Give me a scene, any scene, and I’ll flesh it out for you. Give me two people caught in a face-to-face encounter, and I’ll capture their dialogue. Show me a setting, and I’ll bring it alive, replete with sights, sounds, ... Read More

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Violence Is Golden: PW Talks with Martin Edwards

Interview published by Publishers Weekly In Gallows Court, Edwards captures the spirit of detective fiction’s golden age between the world wars. PW: How did you come to write Gallows Court? Martin Edwards: The real driver was my recent involvement in the revival of golden age fiction, as consultant to the British Library’s Crime Classics and author of The Golden Age of Murder. So it made sense to have a go at writing a novel set during the golden age. I wanted ... Read More