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CRIMESPREE ISSUE 67

Posted by on Mar 5, 2018 in News | 0 comments

CRIMESPREE ISSUE 67

Crimespree issue 67 featuring Bill Crider, Mickey Spillane   In our next issue we’ve got Bill Crider on the cover, we celebrate Mickey Spillane’s 100th birthday and two articles from Eryk Pruit along with our regular features.   If you need to subscribe or renew information is RIGHT HERE    

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INTERVIEW WITH LISA GARDNER

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH LISA GARDNER

Never Tell (D.D. Warren and Flora Dane Novel Book 10) Lisa Gardner Dutton Pub. Feb 19th, 2019 Never Tell by Lisa Gardner brings back some of her well-known characters. Detective D. D. Warren and CI Flora Dane must work together to find the truth behind a murder. It powerfully examines how someone’s past can come back to haunt them, especially when the police appear to have tunnel vision. The book opens with a pregnant wife, Evelyn “Evie” Carter, returning home to find her husband murdered.  What she does next becomes very puzzling to the...

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EPIC CRIME WAVE HEADS TO HARROGATE

Posted by on Feb 18, 2019 in Events | 0 comments

EPIC CRIME WAVE HEADS TO HARROGATE

The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival has unveiled its 2019 Special Guests. This year’s Programming Chair is the award-winning author Mari Hannah, bringing icons of the genre to the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate. One of the biggest-selling authors of all time, James Patterson, will make his first appearance at the Festival. Patterson has sold more than 375 million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers. James Patterson said: “I’m really looking forward to coming to...

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REVIEW OF STROKE OF LUCK

Posted by on Feb 17, 2019 in Books, Features, Reviews | 0 comments

REVIEW OF STROKE OF LUCK

STROKE OF LUCKby B.J. Daniels is the first of three in this new series.  Known for mixing romance and danger this one concentrates more on the relationship than the danger, a slight change from her past novels.  “I wrote it as more of a romance than a mystery.  My editor suggested I do this.  I tried it but feel it is not what I really want to do.  I think people read me for the suspense.  If people want a true romance they can find it elsewhere.  In this novel, it worked well to have the relationship more up front...

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THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: CREATURES OF WANT AND RUIN by MOLLY TANZER

Posted by on Feb 15, 2019 in Features, Giveaway | 0 comments

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: CREATURES OF WANT AND RUIN by MOLLY TANZER

“Profound and enthralling. This book is a delicate dream, mixing its own internal mythology with a brutal tale of prejudice and human frailty. I can’t recommend it enough. Tanzer is absolutely one to watch.” —Seanan McGuire, bestselling, award-winning author of In an Absent Dream CREATURES OF WANT AND RUIN: Amityville baywoman Ellie West fishes by day and bootlegs moonshine by night. It’s dangerous work under Prohibition—independent operators like her are despised by federal agents and mobsters alike—but Ellie’s brother was accepted...

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INTERVIEW WITH ALYSON RICHMAN

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH ALYSON RICHMAN

A GREAT VALENTINE’S DAY STORY The Secret of Clouds THE SECRET OF CLOUDS by Alyson Richman brings to life the bond between a teacher and student.  In the current environment, it is a reminder of how precious a life is even for a fleeting moment.  It is a story of hope and the dreams of a young boy who readers will connect with immediately.  The book opens with Sasha and Katya living in the Ukraine.  They move to America but discover their young son, Yuri, has a major heart defect caused by the exposure to nuclear radiation. ...

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Review Of The Sky Above Us

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019 in Features | 0 comments

Review Of The Sky Above Us

THE SKY IS ABOVE US by Sarah Sundin is a historical romance novel focusing more on the history than the romance.  Throughout this series she intertwines World War II military history with a developing relationship. The series follows three brothers who are all fighting in Normandy. The first book highlighted Wyatt Paxton, the oldest, who joined the navy. This one is about Adler Paxton, the middle brother, who enlisted in the Air Force, and the next book will emphasize the youngest Paxton brother, Clay, who is an army Ranger.  This story...

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REVIEW OF SKIN GAME BY J.D. ALLEN

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Books, Features, Reviews | 0 comments

REVIEW OF SKIN GAME BY J.D. ALLEN

Jim Bean is a Las Vegas based private investigator who gets paid to uncover secrets. Specializing in small time insurance and infidelity cases, Bean makes a decent enough living to keep him in booze and Ms. Annie in kitty chow. While he is an expert in uncovering secrets, he is also a man buried in secrets. Eight years earlier, Bean had been a student in Columbus, Ohio. “Jim Bean” didn’t even exist yet. Korey Anders was a grad student who had a dream of ending up in the FBI. Those dreams had come crashing down when he had been accused of...

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REVIEW OF TAKE-OUT AND OTHER TALES OF CULINARY CRIME By Rob Hart

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Books, Reviews | 0 comments

REVIEW OF TAKE-OUT AND OTHER TALES OF CULINARY CRIME By Rob Hart

Someone once noticed that actor Brad Pitt has a scene where he’s eating something in almost every one of his movies. So naturally the Internet compiled the film clips into a video mashup. Similarly, someone realized that several of Rob Hart’s short storied involved food in some capacity: a New York City bagel shop owner, a crime boss named after a drink, even the cut-throat world of food trucks. Rob Hart has established himself as the Brad Pitt of crime fiction. These short stories and more have been collected in his new anthology, TAKE-OUT...

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INTERVIEW WITH KATRIN SCHUMANN

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH KATRIN SCHUMANN

THE FORGOTTEN HOURS by Katrin Schumann delves into a timely subject. It is a thought-provoking story about a woman’s search for the haunting truth regarding her best friend and father. The main character Katie wanted to believe that her father was perfect, that he was the same person she knew and loved.  But once he was accused of statutory rape she had to reconcile if her father was being honest with her. As she searched for facts that would give her answers, Katie wondered does she forgive, ignore, or cut off ties.  Ten years ago, when...

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THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: Lisa Gardner’s NEVER TELL

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019 in Giveaway | 0 comments

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: Lisa Gardner’s NEVER TELL

#1 New York Times bestseller Lisa Gardner returns with an unpredictable thriller that puts fan favorites D.D. Warren and Flora Dane on a shocking new case that begins with a vicious murder and gets darker from there. A man is dead, shot three times in his home office. But his computer has been shot twelve times, and when the cops arrive, his pregnant wife is holding the gun.  D.D. Warren arrives on the scene and recognizes the woman–Evie Carter–from a case many years back. Evie’s father was killed in a...

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