Kiss the Bricks: A Kate Reilly Mystery #5

Kiss the Bricks: A Kate Reilly Mystery #5

At the end of the first practice session for the iconic Indianapolis 500 race, Kate Reilly is stunned to discover she was the fastest driver on the track. She's even ...

Too Lucky to Live: A Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead Mystery

Too Lucky to Live: A Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead Mystery

Lonely and broke, Cleveland divorce-survivor Allie Harper believes all her problems would be solved if she could find a nice, smart, hot guy and enough money to get her car ...

Random Road: Introducing Geneva Chase

Random Road: Introducing Geneva Chase

It's a crime scene worthy of Hieronymus Bosch, so shocking and so senseless it challenges the local law and intrigues veteran reporter Geneva Chase whose career may be dying alongside ...

Murder in the Dark: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries #16

Murder in the Dark: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries #16

It’s Christmas, and Phryne has an invitation to the Last Best party of 1928, a four-day extravaganza being held at Werribee Manor house and grounds by the Golden Twins, Isabella ...

Family Matters: A British Library Crime Classic

Family Matters: A British Library Crime Classic

Robert Arthur Kewdingham is an eccentric failure of a man. In middle age he retreats into a private world, hunting for Roman artifacts and devoting himself to bizarre mystical beliefs. ...

Bound by Mystery

Bound by Mystery

In celebration of our 20th anniversary, Poisoned Pen Press has commissioned original short stories from thirty-five of its authors, past and present. Some names will be immediately recognizable to mystery ...

Scarweather: A British Library Crime Classic

Scarweather: A British Library Crime Classic

With an introduction by Martin Edwards. "My friend Ellingham has persuaded me to reveal to the public the astounding features of the Reisby case. As a study in criminal aberration ...

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A Thief in Cleveland: Writing My Debut Novel

A Thief in Cleveland: Writing My Debut Novel By Annie Hogsett

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Where do I get my ideas? I steal them. One of the metric ton of things I’m fussing about with the release of my first novel, Too Lucky to Live, is: What sort of questions am I likely to get asked when I give talks at libraries and bookstores? Let’s assume there will be at least a few people in attendance, but that’s not important now. I am, of course, freaked out about the talks themselves, but what preys on ... Read More

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Diana Gabaldon Discusses “A Clash of Spheres”

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  The following essay is by New York Times best-selling author of the Outlander series, Diana Gabaldon. This is one of the most entertaining, elegant and deeply emotional books I’ve read in years. (I’m tempted just to write “EEEEEEEEE!” to sum up my response to it, but that seems inadequate, if heartfelt.) I’ve loved the Robert Carey series since the first book (A Famine of Horses), and every one thereafter has had all the elements that made the first so ... Read More