Lori Rader-Day’s UNDER A DARK SKY Sep27

Lori Rader-Day’s UNDER A DARK SKY

Lori Rader-Day has been on tour for her new book UNDER A DARK SKY. Just off an Anthony Award win at Bouchercon World Mystery Mystery convention her latest book is getting even more buzz than her first two books which were amazing. I caught up with her in Milwaukee at Boswell Book Company and got to see her interviewed by Carole Barrowman who is a champion for the mystery genre and an author in her own right. It was a very nicely done interview with insights into the writing process and some really funny moments.  UNDER A DARK SKY is a locked room mystery that follows recently widowed Eden Wallace as she tries to get her life back together....

Lori Rader-Day’s THE DAY I DIED is this week’s giveaway! Jul28

Lori Rader-Day’s THE DAY I DIED is this week...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are giving away copies of THE DAY I DIED by Lori Rader-Day From the award-winning author of LITTLE PRETTY THINGS comes this gripping, unforgettable tale of a mother’s desperate search for two lost boys Anna Winger knows people better than they know themselves with only a glance—at their handwriting. Hired by companies seeking trustworthy employees and by the lovelorn hoping to find happiness, Anna likes to keep the real mess of other people’s lives at arm’s length and on paper. But when she is called to use her expertise on a ransom note left behind at a murder scene in the small town...

REVIEW OF THE DAY I DIED by Lori Rader-Day

THE DAY I DIED Lori Rader-Day William Morrow April 11, 2017 Sometimes the most arbitrary decisions can have the biggest impact on our lives. The protagonist in THE DAY I DIED by Lori Rader-Day, , makes one of these seemingly arbitrary decisions. Anna Winger selects Parks, Indiana, as the next city she and her son move to because it has a Dairy Bar, just like the one she worked at in her small hometown in northern Wisconsin. This choice sets her on a path that will put her life and her son’s life in danger. Anna Winger is a handwriting analyst who gets called to assist the Parks sheriff when a little boy and his mother go missing. She...

Nominees for 2016 Anthony Awards Jun10

Nominees for 2016 Anthony Awards

  BEST NOVEL Night Tremors – Matt Coyle [Oceanview] The Killing Kind – Chris Holm [Mulholland] The Child Garden – Catriona McPherson [Midnight Ink] The Nature of the Beast – Louise Penny [Minotaur/Sphere] What You See – Hank Phillippi Ryan [Forge] BEST FIRST NOVEL Concrete Angel – Patricia Abbott [Polis] Past Crimes – Glen Erik Hamilton [William Morrow] New Yorked – Rob Hart [Polis] Bull Mountain – Brian Panowich [G.P. Putnam’s Sons/Head of Zeus] On the Road with Del & Louise – Art Taylor [Henery] BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL The Long and Faraway Gone – Lou Berney...

How I Fell in with the Criminal Element Jan19

How I Fell in with the Criminal Element

Making Mystery Friends: How I Fell in with the Criminal Element By Lori Rader-Day, author of The Black Hour and Little Pretty Things     In the fall of 2011, when I walked into Bouchercon St. Louis, I was the loneliest mystery writer in the world. Inside that conference hotel were nearly 1,800 people who all lived and breathed mysteries. I knew precisely one of them. Terry Faherty (The Quiet Woman) and I had met at an earlier writing event, where he had the occasion to suggest to me that the novel I was trying to write might be a mystery. This was news to me. It shouldn’t have been. I’d been a Lois Duncan and Agatha Christie fan...