Desert Redemption: A Lena Jones Mystery #10

Desert Redemption: A Lena Jones Mystery #10

"In Jones's electrifying 10th...Scottsdale, Arizona, PI Lena is approached by Harold Slow Horse, one of Arizona's leading artists...[and] gets on a trail that leads her at long last to answers ...

Drowned Under: A Cyd Redondo Mystery #2

Drowned Under: A Cyd Redondo Mystery #2

"Fans of Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum will cotton to Cyd." —Publishers Weekly Eggnog notwithstanding, travel agent Cyd Redondo is not looking forward to the holidays. The borough of Bay Ridge, ...

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

Shortlisted for the Davitt Award for Best Adult Novel for 2015 Shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime Novel 2015 The gun used in Rowland Sinclair's father's death ...

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 ...

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 ...

Murder by Matchlight: A British Library Crime Classic

Murder by Matchlight: A British Library Crime Classic

"A terrifically atmospheric puzzler…the ending is a stunner…like the best Golden Age crime fiction." —Booklist Starred review '"A man who played about on the fringes of the Black Market, who ...

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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