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The 2015 Derringer Award Finalists have been announced!

Since 1998, the Derringer Awards have recognized outstanding published short mystery fiction and people who’ve greatly advanced or supported the genre. They are awarded by The Short Mystery Fiction Society and winners will be announced on March 31st. This is a special year, however, since one of my reviewers, the awesome Angel Luis Colón, is… Read more »

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Saturday Suspense Round-up (Kindle deals under $5)

I thought a Saturday Suspense round up might be fun (with a few horror/SFF titles thrown in.) All of these are under $5, but be sure to doublecheck the price before you buy, because sometimes they don’t last!

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Read This: The Devil’s Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth

The Devil’s Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth (Knopf, March 3, 2015)-The Devil’s Detective was unlike anything I’ve ever read. The very basic premise is that Thomas Fool is an Information Man in Hell. He gets these missives sent via pneumatic tube to his room and must mark them according to their status (most get marked… Read more »

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Read This: Get Carter by Ted Lewis

Get Carter by Ted Lewis (Soho Syndicate, 2014) – After being estranged from his brother, Frank, for over a decade, Jack Carter heads back home. Unfortunately, it’s for his brother’s funeral. It’s chalked up as a sad, drunken driving episode, but Carter knew his brother too well to believe that and resolves to get down… Read more »

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My Bookish Ways Welcomes Angel Luis Colón!

Please welcome Angel Luis Colón to the MBW team! Angel will be reviewing mystery and suspense and I’m really excited to have him on board. More info about Angel is below, and keep an eye out for his reviews (and his new novella this summer)! Angel Luis Colón‘s short fiction has appeared in All Due… Read more »

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March 2015 Must Reads in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for March (ya’ll, I thought Feb was a fab month for suspense, but March takes the cake so far!!) Enjoy (all synopsis are from B&N or Amazon)! Dark Rooms by Lili Anolik (William Morrow-March 3rd) Synopsis-The Secret History meets Sharp Objects in… Read more »