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  • The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons
    Bestseller Dan Simmons signs new Sherlock Holmes novel at Mysterious Galaxy
    On Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m., Dan Simmons will be at Mysterious Galaxy to sign his new novel, "The Fifth Heart." Blurringthe line between fact and fiction, Simmons pairs up everyone’s favorite detective, Sherlock Holmes with...
  • Laurie Hanan and Stairway to Heaven
    Interview with Hawaii writer Laurie Hanan about Stairway to Heaven
    When is it okay to lie? That’s a question writer Laurie Hanan has contemplated since she was a child. For this interview, the author of the Louise Golden mystery series talked about that question and her latest release, “Stairway to...
  • Cover of "Zenobia" by Bob Adamov
    Read the thriller "Zenobia: The Patriot Way" by Bob Adamov
    I met Bob Adamov at the Cleveland Boat Show. He told me he wrote the Emerson Moore Put-in-Bay Adventure series.I offered to review, "Zenobia, The Patriot Way." Put-in-Bay is an idyllic island paradise on Bass Island in western Lake Erie....
  • Cover of "Swan Dive" by Kendel Lynn
    Enjoy "Swan Dive" by Kendel Lynn
    This is the third book in the Elliott Lisbon Mysteryseries byKendel Lynn. The first book in the series,“Board Stiff”received a prestigiousAgatha Award Nomination for First Novel.“Swan Dive” opens with the Sea Pine Island...
  • A Rare Noir is Good to Find!
    A Rare Noir Is Good To Find! at the Roxie - March 19-23
    Following swiftly on the heels of the astounding success of November 2014’s The French Had A Name For It, Midcentury Productions (Don Malcolm) and I Wake Up Dreaming (Elliot Lavine) are pleased to present the 'next step' in...
  • Cover of "Death of an Irish Diva" by Mollie Cox Bryan
    Read "Death of an Irish Diva" by Mollie Cox Bryan
    With St. Patrick’s Day, one of my children’s favorite holidays, approaching this week, I decided to review “Death of an Irish Diva,” by Mollie Cox Bryan.This is the third book in the Cumberland Creek Mystery series. The...
  • Shannon Baker and Tattered Legacy
    Interview with Shannon Baker about new Nora Abbott mystery
    Shannon Baker is the author of the Nora Abbott mystery series. For this interview, Baker, who was chosen by the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers as their 2014 Writer of the Year, discussed the latest book in the series and how a friend’s work...
  • Cover of "Quicksand" by Gigi Pandian
    Experience "Quicksand" by Gigi Pandian
    “Quicksand” is the third full length novel in the Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery series by Gigi Pandian. Gigi is a USA Bestselling Author. Gigi’s debut mystery novel was awarded a Malice Domestic Grant and named a “Best...
  • Cover of "Finding Sky" by Susan O'Brien
    Enjoy "Finding Sky" by Susan O'Brien
    “Finding Sky” is the first book in the Nicki Valentine Mystery series by Susan O’Brien. This is Ms. O’Brien’s first mystery novel and it has been nominated for the prestigious Agatha Award for Best First Novel. Ms. O...
  • Due for Discard
    Book Review - 'Due for Discard' by Sharon St. George
    Race is a complex issue. Yet in fiction when it's dealt with subtly, it can make such a strong impact. A competent writer can take readers inside the skin of a character and have them feel what it's like to go through life as a person of...
  • The Pleasantville Junior Detective Agency by James Glass will keep you guessing
    The Pleasantville Junior Detective Agency by James Glass will keep you guessing
    Book description:The Pleasantville Junior Detective Agency by James Glass will certainly keep you on your toes. The hero is a 9 year old boy named Perry Winkle who becomes the self-proclaimed neighborhood detective. Each chapter has a case to...
  • Leslie Budewitz and the cover of Assault and Pepper
    Interview with Leslie Budewitz- double Agatha Award winner
    Leslie Budewitz has, in her relatively short career as a writer, racked up some impressive credentials. For this interview, the national bestselling author and winner of two Agatha Awards, talks about food, cats, dogs, and one of her favorite...
  • Czar Nicholas, The Toad, and Duck Soup
    Interview with 'Czar Nicholas, The Toad, and Duck Soup' Elisabeth Amaral
    Our guest today is Elisabeth Amaral, author of the memoir, Czar Nicholas, The Toad, and Duck Soup: A Memoir of Marriage, Mime and Moving On.Thank you for this interview, Elisabeth. Can you tell us a little about yourself and how long you’ve...
  • Cooler Than Blood, by Robert Lane
    Meet Robert Lane, author of 'Cooler Than Blood'
    Robert Lane writes the Jake Travis series of mysteries. Travis has been described as “at once, a classic noir character,” and Lanes book as “highly enjoyable.” Cooler Than Blood is his second stand-alone Jake Travis novel,...
  • Logo for the Short Mystery Fiction Society
    The 2015 Derringer Awards Finalists
    The annualDerringer Awardswere established by theShort Mystery Fiction Society(SMFS) in 1997 to honor excellence in shortmystery fiction. The name "Derringer," was selected as the palm-sized handgun, seemed an apt metaphor for a short...