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Chatting With Carolyn Haines At Daddy's Girls' Weekend

Melissa Webster | Posted 06.30.2014 | Books
Melissa Webster

I mean, how many authors can say they've written the backstory on a ghost, especially one so adored by her fans?

15 Mysteries/Thrillers That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 04.22.2014 | Books

Originally published on Amazon: Gone Girl mania might have taken readers by storm, but there's a world of thriller and mystery books to explore whi...

Leaving a Little to the Imagination

S.L. Scott | Posted 10.08.2013 | Books
S.L. Scott

Mystery books are great, but I'm talking about the unknown when I start a book or see a movie. I don't need to see a trailer before a movie to sell me on it. Likewise, I don't need to read a review or summary before I start reading a new book. Just a taste will do.

Maddie Crum

The Case Of Our Curious Obsession With Sherlock Holmes

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.12.2012 | Books

Recently, the movie and television industries have seen a resurgent interest in fiction's most iconic detective, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's gruff and cl...

YA Mystery Author Debuts Middle Grade Series, Sleuth or Dare

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 07.02.2012 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys have never gone out of style, nor have mysteries for young people. In fact, a new mystery series by Kim Harrington called Sleuth or Dare debuts this week with the first novel, Partners in Crime.

9 Unexpected Books Shaping New Mystery Writers

Reed Farrel Coleman | Posted 02.18.2012 | Books
Reed Farrel Coleman

I have excluded novels by Dan Brown, Janet Evanovich, Lee Child, Stieg Larsson, Charlaine Harris et al. because these authors have already spawned armies of imitators. My focus is on narrative style, not on the story itself, but in how it is told.

Q.R. Markham | Posted 12.25.2011 | Books
Q.R. Markham

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post because it was determined, after its original publication, that large segments had ...

Bloodthirsty Britain: A Taste For A High Body Count

guardian.co.uk | Alison Flood | Posted 08.13.2011 | Books

Sliced to death in an olive machine? Decapitated by a glider cable? Squashed by a large brass wind instrument? These are just some of the ways in whic...

Murder and Mayhem in a Parked Car

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Holly Robinson

What is it about mystery novels? I've never hit, kicked, stabbed, or shot anyone. I want to weep when I hear news stories of real beatings or murders. Yet I can't fit enough killings into my waking hours.