Andrew Grant Interview
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May19

Andrew Grant Interview

This interview ran in Crimespree Magazine issue 29Andrew Grant’s first book, EVEN is in stores now. (And signed copies available at some great independent bookstores, like Mystery One in Milwaukee)He was recently featured in the New York Times with his brother Lee Child. (But we interviewed him first!Jon Jordan: Even comes out May 12th, is this the first book you wrote, or the first one you sold?Andrew Grant: Both!JJ: How long did it take to write EVEN?AG: The basic ideas for EVEN were taking shape in my head for a couple of years before I quit my job, but once I was ‘free’ it took me almost exactly eight months to write the book.JJ:...

The Crimespree Awards
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May08

The Crimespree Awards

Award nominationsIt’s that time of year when we ask our readers to nominate books and authors for the Annual Crimespree awards. We give the awards out at Bouchercon and this year that means Indianapolis.You can nominate up to 5 in each category.Books must have been published in 2008Favorite book of 2008Best in an ongoing seriesFavorite Graphic Novel or comics writerFavorite original Paperback (mass market or trade) Favorite Mystery BookstoreVoting is open to anyone.Email your nominations to Jon@crimespreemag.com.Deadline for nominations will be July 31st 2009

ON HOLIDAYS, NEWSPAPERS, 07’S BEST OF AND THE YEAR TO COME Dec19

ON HOLIDAYS, NEWSPAPERS, 07’S BEST OF AND THE YEAR...

hi all from the Crimespree desk. I’ve taken over the ‘puter tonight and I’m “working” so naturally I have an urge to blog. I think it must be those recessive writer genes. Happy Holidays!! I’ll let Jon give you the blow by blow on all things Christmas but guys? Five days to go and all gifts but 2 are purchased and wrapped, decorating, baking, candy making and dipping scratched off except for Jon’s chocolate covered potato chips. We’re going into true holiday mode. Company is coming and going, we’re to-ing and fro-ing and all is well in our own little corner of mystery. As I hope it is in yours. Newspapers…… This next bit is fairly close to...

The Crimespree Bouchercon Party 2007 Aug25

The Crimespree Bouchercon Party 2007

Hello Everyone, E-mail invites have gone out but just in case Crimespree missed you or your E-mail doesn’t care for invitations sent out en masse here it is. We’ve scheduled the event so that everyone can attend the Bouchercon Guest of Honor event at eight p.m. Speaking of Guests of Honor, we will be giving out the annual Crimespree Awards at the party and we’re pleased to say that all but one of our award winners will be in attendance. This years award winners are Best Book of 2006 Sean Doolittle – THE CLEANUP Best Ken Bruen Book of the Year Ken Bruen-AMERICAN SKIN Best Continuing Series Lee Child-Jack Reacher...

Win a whole lot of books just by subscribing
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Mar07

Win a whole lot of books just by subscribing

Midnight Ink books has sent us a box full of books. To enter the drawing all you have to do is subscribe to Crimespree Maqgazine. If you are already subscribing you can renew early, or buy a gift subscription for someone else.To subscribe just go here: Subscribe to CrimespreeHere’e a list of the books we have to give away, and they are all signed first printings. Richard B Schwartz – FROZEN STARE Richard B Schwartz – THE LAST VOICE YOU HEAR Lynn Sholes & Joe Moore – THE LAST SECRET J.B. Stanley – CARBS AND CADAVERS Jess Lourey – MAY DAY Candy Calvert – DRESSED TO KEEL A.J. Diehl – THE MINDBOX Kit Frazier – SCOOP Sue Ann Jaffarian...