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07/08/2011 07:48 am ET | Updated Sep 07, 2011

Publishers Bet Heavily On Demand For Crime Fiction

Crime often spikes when the economy sputters, but does demand for crime fiction surge as well?

Publishers hope so. This year, as print sales continue to plummet, several publishing houses are launching mystery imprints in hopes of gaining a toehold in the thriving crime-fiction market.

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