Murder in Rat Alley: A Blackman Agency Investigation #7

Murder in Rat Alley: A Blackman Agency Investigation #7

In this unusual spin on the classic spy novel, murder strikes from our wartime pasts… Iraq War veteran Sam Blackman with his prosthetic leg and his no-nonsense private eye partner ...

Brooklyn Legacies: An Erica Donato Mystery #5

Brooklyn Legacies: An Erica Donato Mystery #5

Murder strikes the neighborhoods of Brooklyn—the hip, the historic, and the hood The search for a lost portrait of Brooklyn's own genius Walt Whitman sends urban historian Dr. Erica Donato ...

The Body in the Dumb River: A British Library Crime Classic

The Body in the Dumb River: A British Library Crime Classic

Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder 'A decent, hardworking chap, with not an enemy anywhere. People were surprised that anybody should want to kill Jim.' But ...

Death at the Durbar: A Maharaja Mystery #2

Death at the Durbar: A Maharaja Mystery #2

"Golden age fans will appreciate how Sikander works his way through an array of suspects. Once again, Gaind successfully blends detection with history." —Publishers Weekly STARRED review December, 1911. All ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Wrong Girl: A Bianca Dangereuse Hollywood Mystery #1

The Wrong Girl: A Bianca Dangereuse Hollywood Mystery #1

They say a life well-lived is the best revenge… Blanche Tucker longs to escape her drop-dead dull life in tiny Boynton, Oklahoma. Then dashing Graham Peyton roars into town. Posing ...

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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