Crimespree #18 ready to Ship

Our next issue is being picked up at the binders tomorrow (Friday) and all things working right it should be at the mailing service and in the post Wed.

We have a bunch of great interviews in this issue icluding cover girl Laura Lippman and Stephen King. Also multiple award winner Rhys Bowen has written an exclusive short story for us. You will also see our multi media man Jeremy up front with an editorial.

This issue puts us into our fourth year with Crimespree. It feels like just yesterday we got started, and let me tell you, we’re just getting started!

Heres a look at what’s coming:

  • From the Editor by Jeremy Lynch
    On The Road with Anthony Rainone
    Under The Radar by Richard Katz
    Thrilled To Death by M. Diane Vogt
    The Day Job Jumpstart by Lori Andrews
    Giving Good Interview by Carl Brookins
    Footprints: Richard Prather , You Don’t Know Dick by Ruth Jordan
    Cover Story – Laura Lippman Interview by Sujata Massey
    Fiction: Someone Is Going To Die Tonight by Rhys Bowen
    John Harvey Interview by Mark Billingham
    Bookstore Spotlight: Mysterious Galaxy by Cameron Hughes
    Interview with Stephen King by by Jon Jordan
    Conversation with Bill Bryan and Tom Straw
    Fiction: The Last Time I Die by Johhny Bassoff
    Robert Ferrigno Interview by by Tim Maleeny
    Reed Farrel Coleman on censorship
    Spencer-Fleming for Hire
    Eye On Hollywood by Jeremy Lynch
    DVD Reviews
    Fiction: Mesopotamia by Tribe
    Book Reviews
    Crimespree on Comics by Jon
    Cooking With Crimespree with Alafair Burke

This issue also will see our page count increase by four pages every issue.

This one also has an extra two pages added on the New Mystery Festival in Ownesboro Kentucky taking place in June. Ruth and I will be there, as will Ruth’s Bouchercon Co-Chair Judy Bobolik.

The girls will also be in Baltimore next week Tuesday through Thursday setting up some Bouchercon stuff. If you’re in the area and are interested in being a volunteer drop us a line.

And if you get a chance check out the latest Mystery Scene, great stuff including Ian Rankin on the cover. The latest Mystery News has all the usual great stuff, plus a nice piece on our January cover boy Sean Chercover. Deadly Pleasures has a real nice piece on British mysteries. And if that’s not enough, the latest Mystery Readers Journal has articles by some of our regulars, including Reed Farrel Coleman and Ayo.