Robotham, Slaughter and Henderson win Dagger Awards Sep29

Robotham, Slaughter and Henderson win Dagger Award...

The Crime Writers Association have announced the winners for the three of the Major categories for the Dagger awards. CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger: LIFE OR DEATH by Michael Robotham (Sphere) Others on the Shortlist THE SHUT EYE by Belinda Bauer (Bantam Press) THE RULES OF WOLFE by James Carlos Blake (No Exit Press) THE SILKWORM by Robert Galbraith (Sphere) MISSING by Sam Hawken (Serpent’s Tail) MR. MERCEDES by Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton) PLEASANTVILLE by Attica Locke (Serpent’s Tail) CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger: COP TOWN by Karin Slaughter (Century) Others on the shortlist THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday) THE...

Brown, Child, Deaver Ignatius and Slaughter appear on Face The Nation Jul07

Brown, Child, Deaver Ignatius and Slaughter appear...

On Sunday, crime authors Sandra Brown, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, David Ignatius and Karin Slaughter stopped by FACE THE NATION to talk about their latest works as well as suggested summer reads.

Karin Slaughter: Dates for COP TOWN tour

COP TOWN, the latest by international bestselling author Karin Slaughter, lands in stores Tuesday. Take a look below to see if she will be appearing near you. Atlanta, 1974: As a brutal killing and a furious manhunt rock the city’s police department, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day on the job will also be her last. She’s determined to defy her privileged background by making her own way—wearing a badge and carrying a gun. But for a beautiful young woman, life will be anything but easy in the macho world of the Atlanta PD, where even the female cops have little mercy for rookies. It’s also the worst day possible to start given that a...

Karin Slaughter & Antonio Hall Are Featured I...

Hope everyone has had a great week. Crimespree magazine,  in conjunction with Friday Reads Facebook page,  is giving away copies of Karin Slaughter’s UNSEEN and Antonio Hill’s THE SUMMER OF DEAD TOYS UNSEEN by Karin Slaughter Karin Slaughter’s New York Times bestselling novels featuring detective Will Trent are utterly riveting and masterfully drawn. Her latest thriller, Unseen, pits detectives, lovers, and enemies against one another in an unforgettable standoff between righteous courage and deepest evil. Will Trent is a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent whose latest case has him posing as Bill Black, a scary ex-con who...

Guest Blogger – Karin Slaughter Jun20

Guest Blogger – Karin Slaughter

As a long-time crime reader, I never thought I’d be able to juggle the intricacies of plotting my own crime story. It was such a daunting task that it never occurred to me to even try. Fortunately (at least in retrospect) my first novel that my agent shopped out was rejected by every publishing house in New York. After picking my battered ego off the floor, I read all the rejection letters and realized that they were rejecting the story, which was a sweeping southern tale of two families, not me. During a long conversation with my agent, she asked me what I wanted to do next. I told her that I’d always wanted to do a thriller but I didn’t...