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Crime Writing

When It Comes to Crime Novels and Profanity I Say WTF (Why The Fuss)?

Christina Larmer | Posted 06.24.2016 | Books
Christina Larmer

I write crime novels for a living and every now and then I get an irate review on Amazon or Apple from a reader outraged by the presence of offensive ...

WHY Crime Writing With Kids Is Murder

Christina Larmer | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
Christina Larmer

Writing with kids in the house can lead to murderous thoughts, but not a lot of actual crime writing.

David Lohr

Crime Writer Sentenced To 30 Years In Bizarre Murder-For-Hire Case | David Lohr | Posted 11.08.2012 | Crime

A Texas crime writer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for hiring a hitman to kill her husband. Nancy Mancuso Gelber, author of the 2010 cri...

My Favorite Thriller of 2011: The White Devil

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.13.2012 | Books
Lev Raphael

The White Devil ingeniously mixes literary detective work, a horror story, young love, academic satire, and cultural conflict between Americans and Brits. It is truly one of the most compelling thrillers I've read in the last few years.

David Lohr

Crime Writer Arrested In Botched Murder-For-Hire Plot | David Lohr | Posted 12.17.2011 | Crime

Police in Texas have arrested a published crime writer who allegedly tried to hire a hit man to kill her husband. Nancy Mancuso Gelber, 53, has bee...

Mystery, Clues, Suspense -- Just Another Day on the Job

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 01.11.2012 | Books
Dennis Palumbo

As a mystery writer, I believe that crime stems from strong emotions, and strong emotions stem from conflict.