by Amnon Kabatchnik

The Old Testament tells us that Cain was the first murderer on earth when he slew his brother Abel on account of sibling rivalry, and that Daniel was the original detective when he deduced, by the imprint of footsteps in the dust, that the Babylonian priests habitually purloined Ba'al's ... More>

09/05/2014
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by Lynn Cahoon

The most common question I get when talking to readers is “Do authors really try out all those sex scenes in their books?” Then the person will lean close and whisper, “I’ve read that shades book.” I always laughed and left the reader with this thought: “No one ever asks me if I’ve tried ... More>

09/03/2014
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by Jordan Foster

Now that summer’s over and the cool weather starts (hopefully) rolling in, it’s a good time to get a stack of new books and read. Here are six suggestions for your September list that should keep any fan of crime fiction—from the hard-boiled to the milder fare—happy as the days get shorter and the ... More>

08/27/2014
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by Stephen Booth

"It is my belief, Watson, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside." The words of Sherlock Holmes to Dr. Watson in The Copper Beeches sum up my aims when I decided to set my Cooper and ... More>

08/22/2014
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by James Neal Harvey

The first money I ever made was for playing trumpet in a polka band at a Polish picnic on the shores of Candlewood Lake in Connecticut. I was 12 years old and the accordionist and the drummer and the clarinetist and the tuba player were all grown men. At the end of the day, I went home with five bucks ... More>

08/13/2014
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