Nantucket Counterfeit: A Henry Kennis Mystery #5

Nantucket Counterfeit: A Henry Kennis Mystery #5

The fifth Henry Kennis mystery takes us into the closed, gossip-riddled, back-stabbing world of Nantucket's community theater. Horst Refn, the widely disliked and resented Artistic Director of the Nantucket Theater ...

Penned: A Kate Turner, DVM, Mystery #4

Penned: A Kate Turner, DVM, Mystery #4

Dr. Kate Turner, DVM, is seven months into her one-year contract to cover for a Hudson Valley vet taking a year-long world cruise. She's getting used to the hospital and ...

Excellent Intentions: A British Library Crime Classic

Excellent Intentions: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS 'From the point of view of the nation, it's a good thing that he died.' Great Barwick's least popular man is murdered on a ...

The Murder of My Aunt: A British Library Crime Classic

The Murder of My Aunt: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS Edward Powell lives with his Aunt Mildred in the Welsh town of Llwll. His aunt thinks Llwll an idyllic place to live, but Edward ...

Secret Undertaking: A Buryin’ Barry Mystery #7

Secret Undertaking: A Buryin’ Barry Mystery #7

Towns like Gainesboro, North Carolina, may be small but go big on local traditions. When funeral director and part-time deputy sheriff Barry Clayton and his childhood nemesis, Archie Donovan, Jr., ...

The Castlemaine Murders: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries #13

The Castlemaine Murders: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries #13

The fabulous Phryne Fisher, her sister Beth and her faithful maid, Dot, decide that Luna Park is the perfect place for an afternoon of fun and excitement with Phryne's two ...

An Empire for Ravens: A John the Lord Chamberlain Mystery #12

An Empire for Ravens: A John the Lord Chamberlain Mystery #12

Missing treasure, murder, possible treason... Emperor Justinian's former Lord Chamberlain, John, gets a letter from his longtime comrade, Felix, and, placing loyalty to a friend above his own safety, risks ...

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Interview with Steven Axelrod, author of Nantucket Counterfeit

NANTUCKET COUNTERFEIT, Steven Axelrod’s fifth Henry Kennis mystery, takes readers into the closed, gossip-riddled, backstabbing world of Nantucket’s community theater. In this interview, Axelrod talks about his inspiration for making his protagonist a police chief who writes poetry on the side; details his writing process, explaining why he tends to outline his novels while at the same time being a “pantser” (writing by the seat of his pants); and discusses why there is no shortage of plot concepts to come ... Read More

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Interview with Mary Reed, author of An Empire for Ravens

ONE FOR SORROW, which kicked off Mary Reed and Eric Mayer’s John the Lord Chamberlain historical mystery series, was the very first novel published by Poisoned Pen Press back in 1999. Two decades later, the husband-wife writing duo is still going strong, with the 12th installment, AN EMPIRE FOR RAVENS, now in stores. In this interview, Mary explains how she and Eric managed to connect with the Press all those years ago, the amount of research that goes into recreating ... Read More