A report from Bloody Scotland 2018

There was plenty of near bloodshed going on at the annual Caledonian shindig with the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers band murdering songs for a laugh,…

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Reading makes you smarter

Good news just in for crime fiction lovers: reading makes you smarter. That’s the conclusion of Global English Editing, which has checked all the relevant…

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Bright lights, dead gangsters

On the Radar — Hollywood in the 1950s seems a good place to start, but we’re not looking at a new James Ellroy novel this…

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Indie authors make their move

On the Radar — It’s a good week for anyone looking for work by indie and self-published authors. Michael Pronko’s latest mystery set in Japan…

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Cormoran Strike in Lethal White

On the Radar — It’s time to go back to school, and that means some of the big crime fiction releases are hitting the shelves…

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Crime fiction improv hits Melbourne

If you’re in Melbourne, Australia in mid-September, it’d be a crime not to catch up with the city’s Fringe Festival, which this year includes Murder…

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Suicide is painless

On the Radar — Suicide is a staple cause of death in crime fiction. At first, anyhow. Soon the detectives find out that what looks…

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The return of Philip Marlowe!

On the Radar — Well, whaddaya know? Philip Marlowe is back on the crime bookshelf this week, a result of Raymond Chandler’s estate inviting journalist…

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Crime in the other Palm Beach

On the Radar — Last week the selection of new books we offered up in On the Radar featured some standards of the crime fiction…

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