A Trio Of Great Non-Fiction Crime Books Apr12

A Trio Of Great Non-Fiction Crime Books

Brothers and sisters, I have spent many hours lurking in the shadows of book stores and libraries and thrift stores and rummage sales hunting, stalking and acquiring books. I regret nothing. NOTHING. The halls of our castle are covered with shelves full of books. The largest portion of these books are mystery and crime fiction. It’s my favorite genre, my jam, my go to source for escape. But brothers and sister, more than mystery do I read and love. Within these walls are books of tales true, biographies, history and pop culture. Books with guidance towards new cooking experiences and books about books. I love books. And when I am out on the...

THE CLASH Apr10

THE CLASH

April 8th, 1977 and I’m 13 going on 14. A band from England releases an album, self-titled after the band. The Clash. The way I perceive music takes a drastic change. Up to this point I liked a lot of music and at this age I was starting to be influenced by people at school and more and more by the radio. My primary listening choices were what would now be considered classic rock. The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Foghat, Supertramp and other bands of the day. The Punk scene had not really hit big in the Midwest just yet.  By the end of 1977 The Sex Pistols had released their first album, Elvis Costello released My Aim Is True. The...

JASON STARR: FINISHING YOUR FIRST CRIME NOVEL (AN ONLINE COURSE) Apr06

JASON STARR: FINISHING YOUR FIRST CRIME NOVEL (AN ...

Finishing Your First Crime Novel An Online Course with Jason Starr April 17 – May 22, $250 Been kicking around an idea for a crime novel but not sure where to start? Always wanted to take a workshop but can’t make it to The Center for Fiction week after week? Never fear! International bestselling author Jason Starr is here to help with Finishing Your First Crime Novel, a six session online course starting on April 17th. It’s all the benefits of a regular class with none of the inconvenience: access weekly lectures on your schedule while taking part in an online community of supportive, like-minded writers who love crime fiction as...

Lego Interview With Alex Segura

click on pictures to see larger DANGEROUS ENDS comes out April...

AUGUST SNOW by Stephen Mack Jones Reviewed

AUGUST SNOW Stephen Mack Jones 2017 Soho Crime Sometimes you pick up a book and from the very first paragraph you just feel something click and you find yourself unable to put it down. AUGUST SNOW is one of these books. August Snow is an ex-cop native of Detroit. His father was an African American police officer and his Mother Mexican American. He grew up in a part of the city called Mexicantown. He followed his Dad’s footsteps and joined the force but after opening an investigation into corruption he was dismissed. This was followed by a lawsuit which he won. Disenchanted with his life and the city he grew up in August took his 12 million...