Features

Interview: Kat Clay

Australia’s Crime Factory has been on our radar for some time. Known for producing a quality fiction magazine, more recently the company’s series of indie novellas have really caught our attention. In the past we’ve reviewed both Freight by Ed Kurtz and Saint Homicide by Jake Hinkson,…
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Interview: Oscar de Muriel

A few weeks ago we showed you the cover of a debut novel called The Strings of Murder here on Crime Fiction Lover. But on top of the interesting cover design, the book’s got quite a story behind it. It’s the first novel for Mexican…
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PrintReviews

The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro

Written by Edogawa Rampo, translated by William Varteresian — Edogawa Rampo was the pen name of Taro Hirai, a Japanese author active from 1923 until his death in 1965. He is known as the father of Japanese detective fiction and his work – particularly his early…
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News

Dealing in seaweed

On the Radar — It is to Jim Kelly that we owe our eccentric headline this week. In his upcoming release At Death’s Window, we’ll be treated to a scenario where drug dealers muscle in on the samphire market. Never before, to our knowledge, has…
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CIS: Books to Die For

Whether it’s Golden Age giants or great lost novels, there’s always another crime classic waiting to be discovered. If Classics in September has opened your eyes to this diverse literary canon, then there’s a new edition of an ambitious book that provides an indispensable insight…
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PrintReviews

Beyond Rue Morgue

Edited by Paul Kane and Charles Prepolec — Le Chevalier  C Auguste Dupin, Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous creation, is considered by many to be fiction’s first detective character. Indeed, at the time of his first appearance in the 1841 novella The Murders in the…
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Interview: Robert Rotstein

With a background of more than 30 years as an attorney in the entertainment industry, Robert Rotstein has seen a thing or two… Now he’s taken some of that experience, blended in some fictional crime and Hollywood drama, and come up Parker Stern, a lawyer…
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