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CRIMESPREE ISSUE 67

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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 DEBRA H. GOLDSTEIN

Posted by on Jan 17, 2020 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH DEBRA H. GOLDSTEIN

Too Bites Too Many (Sarah Blair Mystery Book 2) Debra H. Goldstein Kensington Pub. Sept 24th, 2019 A new series, Sarah Blair Mysteries, is a fast-moving, intriguing plot set in the world of food. Readers should probably read the books in order, One Taste Too Many and then Two Bites Too Many. These first two books have the main protagonist, Sarah Blair, trying to defend family members of murder.  First her sister is accused, and in the second book her mother.  Sarah would rather catch bad guys than slave over a hot stove, and she seems to be...

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THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS BY PETER ROBINSON

Posted by on Jan 17, 2020 in Giveaway | 1 comment

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS BY PETER ROBINSON

To be entered in the drawing, send an email to:  Jon@crimespreemag.com Put CONTEST in the subject line. Please include your address in the body of the email. MANY RIVERS TO CROSS by Peter Robinson Peter Robinson, the acclaimed author of the bestselling series Stephen King calls “the best now on the market,” returns with a gripping, emotionally charged mystery in which the revered detective Alan Banks must find the truth about a murder with possible racial overtones—and save a friend from ruin. In Eastvale, a young Middle Eastern boy is...

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INTERVIEW WITH JAYNE KRENTZ

Posted by on Jan 16, 2020 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH JAYNE KRENTZ

The Vanishing (Fogg Lake Book 1) Jayne Krentz Berkley Pub Jan 7th, 2019 The Vanishing by Jayne Krentz is an action-packed story that relies heavily on the paranormal.  The psychic element adds to the suspense along with murder, conspiracies, and a kidnapping. The story opens fifteen years earlier where two teenage girls, Catalina Lark and Olivia Dayton witness a murder in a cave.  Convinced the girls were hallucinating, their story was dismissed. Readers find out how the government was running paranormal experiments in the mountains...

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Behind the Book with Peter Robinson

Posted by on Jan 14, 2020 in Behind The Book, Books, Features | 0 comments

Behind the Book with Peter Robinson

Perhaps this column should really be called BEHIND THE BOOKS, as Many Rivers to Cross is the second in a proposed trilogy. Publishers are wary of promoting trilogies until they are finished for two reasons: first, the author might never finish the third book, and second, people might be put off buying books two and three unless they have read book one. I tried to get around that problem by having each book include a mystery of its own, which takes up the majority of the space, as well as an ongoing story to be told in stages throughout the...

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INTERVIEW WITH AMANDA FLOWER

Posted by on Jan 13, 2020 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH AMANDA FLOWER

Matchmaking Can Be Murder by Amanda Flower, is the first in a new series for the New Year. This spin-off from the wildly popular “Amish candy-Shop Mysteries” has some of the beloved characters including Deputy Sheriff Aiden Brody, and introduces some interesting others, some eccentric and some very appealing. The plot has matchmaker Millie Fisher just returning to Harvest, Ohio after spending 10 years taking care of her ailing sister. Millie is a widow who lives on her own with an assortment of animals, including two goats with big...

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INTERVIEW WITH IRIS AND ROY JOHANSEN

Posted by on Jan 11, 2020 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH IRIS AND ROY JOHANSEN

Hindsight by Iris and Roy Johansen is a unique thriller.  The protagonist is Investigator Kendra Michaels, whose former blindness has left her with uniquely insightful observational skills. Blind for the first twenty years of her life before gaining her sight via a revolutionary surgical procedure, she has become known for her razor-sharp senses and keen deductive abilities. Kendra has highly developed senses of smell, hearing, and spatial awareness that she’s used to help the FBI and CIA in many difficult cases.  What makes these plots...

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THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: TUESDAY MOONEY TALKS TO GHOSTS by KATE RACCULIA

Posted by on Jan 10, 2020 in Giveaway | 0 comments

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: TUESDAY MOONEY TALKS TO GHOSTS by KATE RACCULIA

To be entered in the drawing, send an email to:  Jon@crimespreemag.com Put CONTEST in the subject line. Please include your address in the body of the email. A handsome stranger. A dead billionaire. A citywide treasure hunt. Tuesday Mooney’s life is about to change…forevermore. Tuesday Mooney is a loner. She keeps to herself, begrudgingly socializes, and spends much of her time watching old Twin Peaks and X-Files DVDs. But when Vincent Pryce, Boston’s most eccentric billionaire, dies—leaving behind an epic treasure...

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INTERVIEW WITH BRAD TAYLOR

Posted by on Jan 8, 2020 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH BRAD TAYLOR

Hunter Killer by Brad Taylor brings Pike Logan and company to a new house, that is a new publishing house, William Morrow.  But fans should not worry since Logan does not skip a beat in making sure Americans are kept safe. In this latest novel, Pike and Jennifer Cahill, his longtime teammate and girlfriend, are relaxing in their Charleston home. But their tranquility is interrupted after a vicious explosion kills a friend. The perpetrators set it up to look like an accident, but it was actually foul play, and Pike knows the attack was meant...

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Movie Review: Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker

Posted by on Jan 4, 2020 in Features, Movie Review | 0 comments

Movie Review: Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker

There is a common, and oft debated, idea in the world of art that once an artist releases their work for public consumption, that it becomes property of the world and is no longer their own. That it now belongs to humanity to decide its worth, its reputation and its future. That is something George Lucas seemingly forgot, or didn’t buy into, when it came time to sit down and write the first three episodes of his hallowed franchise.  He somehow missed the fact that for 20 years his original trilogy became property of the world. That the...

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INTERVIEW WITH SARA DRISCOLL

Posted by on Jan 3, 2020 in Books, Features, Interviews | 0 comments

INTERVIEW WITH SARA DRISCOLL

No Man’s Land by Sara Driscoll has a unique plot. A suspenseful mystery, whose main characters include K-9 dog teams, brings the characters to life. For first time readers, Driscoll is the pen name for Jen J. Danna and Ann Vanderlaan, who also wrote the Abbott and Lowell Forensic Mysteries. The story begins with Meg Jennings and her K-9 companion, Hawk, exploring the ruins of a deserted building to sharpen their skills without the life-or-death stakes they face as part of the FBI’s Human Scent Evidence Team. While searching, Hawk finds the...

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