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Better late than never: The 2014 Anthony, Macavity, and Shamus Award winners!

Better late than never: The 2014 Anthony, Macavity, and Shamus Award winners!

Shame on me for not posting these results sooner! The 2014 Anthony, Macavity, and Shamus Award winners were presented last weekend at Bouchercon 2014. Huge congrats to all the winners! Anthony Award Winners (voted on by Bouchercon attendees) Best Audiobook: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith Best Television Episode Teleplay: “Pilot” for The Blacklist by John Bokenkamp Best Children’s or Young Adult Novel: The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau Best Critical … Continue reading

Interview: Imogen Robertson, author of The Paris Winter

Interview: Imogen Robertson, author of The Paris Winter

I read a lot of SFF, but every now and then, I love a good historical (especially one with lots of suspense), and The Paris Winter is just the thing to scratch that itch. That said, I’m thrilled to welcome Imogen Robertson to the blog to answer a few questions about her brand new book, The Paris Winter (out tomorrow)! Will you tell us a bit about The Paris Winter … Continue reading

Invisible Streets by Toby Ball

Invisible Streets by Toby Ball

Invisible Streets by Toby Ball (Overlook, July 2014)-Like your noir with a political twist? I do, and Invisible Streets, although it’s set in the turbulent 60s, it’s rather timely, which makes it even more fascinating for me. Again, it’s the 60s in the City, and this City doesn’t exist on any real map, which gives the author a certain amount of freedom with the prose, even as he sticks to … Continue reading

180 ebooks under $5! SFF, Horror, and Suspense.

180 ebooks under $5! SFF, Horror, and Suspense.

Here’s your weekly round up of Kindle deals under $5. It’s a cornucopia of genre (curated with care, ’cause I love you), so you’re sure to find something you like, and if you’re a mystery lover, and you haven’t discovered Michael Connelly’s superb Harry Bosch series, or if you’re a fan of dark urban fantasy, Mike Carey’s Felix Castor series, now’s the time, because most of them are under $5 … Continue reading

December 2014 Must Reads in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

December 2014 Must Reads in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for December! Enjoy! Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz (Harper-Dec. 9th) Synopsis-The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his arch nemesis Professor Moriarty tumbled to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls. Internationally … Continue reading

A chat with Lincoln Child about Blue Labyrinth, what’s next for Pendergast, and more!

A chat with Lincoln Child about Blue Labyrinth, what’s next for Pendergast, and more!

I’m a huge, HUGE fan of the Pendergast series by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (that’s him on the right), and Lincoln was kind enough to stop by and chat a bit about the newest installment, Blue Labyrinth (out tomorrow), and more! Please give him a warm welcome! Blue Labyrinth, the 14th book in the Pendergast series, just came out, and I can’t wait to dive in! Pendergast is one … Continue reading

A huge round up of ebook deals under $5 to blow up your TBR list!

A huge round up of ebook deals under $5 to blow up your TBR list!

Here it is, your weekly round up of awesome. A veritable cornucopia of awesome, in fact: suspense, SFF, horror, young adult…the list goes on, and they’re all $5 and under. As always, doublecheck before you click the Buy button, because sometimes the deals don’t last, and if Kindle isn’t your reading platform of choice, be sure to check elsewhere, since the discounts are sometimes universal! For noir fans: Akashic has … Continue reading

CB McKenzie, author of Bad Country, on why he writes, anti-heroes, and what comes next

CB McKenzie, author of Bad Country, on why he writes, anti-heroes, and what comes next

CB McKenzie’s debut novel, BAD COUNTRY, is out today, and he was kind enough to answer a few of my questions! Please welcome him to the blog! Also, be sure to check the Events section out on his Facebook page to see if he’s coming to a city near you on tour. You’ve already won the Tony Hillerman Prize… I was thrilled to win the THP because it not only … Continue reading

November 2014 New Releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

November 2014 New Releases in Mystery,  Suspense, and Fiction

Here are the new releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for November 2014. You’re sure to find something to fatten up your TBR list!

Interview (and Giveaway): Jeyn Roberts, author of The Bodies We Wear

Interview (and Giveaway): Jeyn Roberts, author of The Bodies We Wear

Please welcome Jeyn Roberts to the blog as part of her tour for her brand new book, THE BODIES WE WEAR! Also, courtesy of the nice folks at Knopf, we’ve got 2 copies to give away to 2 lucky readers (US/Canada)! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us a little about The Bodies We Wear and what inspired you to write it? Thank you! Faye was only eleven … Continue reading

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