JK Rowling

Sequel To Rowling's 'The Cuckoo's Calling' Coming In June

News by Nathan Scalia February 19, 2014
J.K. Rowling's new book, 'The Silkworm,' is set to come out in June, under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende Rips On Mystery Novels In Promoting Her Own

News by Nathan Scalia February 17, 2014
Award-winning author Isabel Allende ruffled some feathers when she criticized the mystery genre while promoting her own upcoming mystery novel.

Footnotes: The Clues Poe Left Behind

Column by Ryan Peverly January 20, 2014
Poe is the father of the detective story and countless other things, but he's also responsible for society's crazed interest in cryptography and the most mysterious story of all -- his death.
Bookshots: 'S.' by J.J. Abrams & Doug Dorst

Bookshots: 'S.' by J.J. Abrams & Doug Dorst

Review by Ryan Peverly December 9, 2013
A review of the novel "S." by renowned filmmaker J.J. Abrams and author Doug Dorst.
Poirot Returns in a New Novel

Poirot Returns in a New Novel

News by Dean Fetzer September 4, 2013
In a new untitled book to be written in the style of Agatha Christie, crime writer Sophie Hannah is the latest author chosen to resurrect a literary character.
J.K. Rowling is Robert Galbraith

J.K. Rowling Pens Mystery Novel Under Pseudonym

News by Dean Fetzer July 15, 2013
The author of the ‘Harry Potter’ books has written ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ under the name Robert Galbraith - which hasn’t hurt its sales.
'The Angel's Kiss' by Melody Malone now Available

Melody Malone's Detective Novel From 'Doctor Who' Now Available As An eBook

News by Rob Hart October 8, 2012
In 'The Angels Take Manhattan,' a major plot device for the episode is a book written by one of the characters--and that book (or at least, a version of it) is now available to purchase.
Noir Magazine Kickstarter

Noir Magazine Needs Your Help On Kickstarter

News by Benoît Lelièvre September 6, 2012
L.A based publishing veterans Nancie Claire and Rip George are turning to you to help finance their digital venture into crime fiction.

A Study In Sherlock

Column by Rob Hart May 30, 2012
One of the most popular character templates in literature is the Christ-like figure. But there's another template that's not as enduring and is way more interesting: The Sherlock-like figure.
'Double Dexter' by Jeff Lindsay

'Double Dexter' by Jeff Lindsay

Review by Brandon Tietz October 20, 2011
In the sixth installment of Jeff Lindsay’s Dexter series, Dexter Morgan continues dispensing his personal brand of justice, but everything changes when he’s caught in the act by a mysterious witness.