William Kent Krueger – Ordinary Grace tour

Kent was in Milwaukee this past Monday touring with his new book, ORDINARY GRACE. He signed at Mystery One and at Boswell Book Company in Milwaukee. (if you need a signed copy contact either store) Most of his talk was about the new book but he also talked about his series with Cork O’Conner, including some previews about the new book coming in August. We found out the day we saw him that Kent had just hit the NYT bestseller list, so he was in a pretty good mood. The talk he gave was great and there was a nice turnout at both stores. The new book is amazing and we would suggest you pick it up soon! Kent will also be at Murder and...

Crimespree on Comics: A Murder and Mayhem in Muskego Primer Nov06

Crimespree on Comics: A Murder and Mayhem in Muske...

In celebration of the upcoming Murder and Mayhem in Muskego this week’s blog is dedicated to my favorite works in comics for the writers involved in the “Some of our favorite stories have pictures” panel. So, here we go! Brian Azzarello- While I’d love to choose his current run on “Wonder Woman” (because frankly, if you haven’t read it there’s something wrong with you) I’m going to go with his brilliant mini-series “Lex Luthor: Man of Steel.” He and artist Lee Bermejo craft an enthralling look and how Superman’s arch-nemesis sees big blue and the world. What Azzarello gets more than anyone is Luthor doesn’t see himself as a bad guy. It’s...

Sean Chercover, Chris Holm, George Pelecanos, Greg Rucka and Bill Willingham in this Weeks Contest Sep07

Sean Chercover, Chris Holm, George Pelecanos, Greg...

This week, we have a ton of goodies!   Crimespree, in conjunction with Friday Reads Facebook page, is giving each and every one of you a chance to receive THE TRINITY GAME by Sean Chercover, DEAD HARVEST by Chris Holm, WHAT IT WAS by George Pelecanos, ALPHA by Greg Rucka or FABLES volume one by Bill Willingham. What do these authors have in common? They will all be at Murder and Mayhem In Muskego this year. We are also giving  away two registrations to  Murder and Mayhem in Muskego – does not include airfare or accommodations, just the  registration for the event. If you would like to win the registration please add “Plus...

Anthology benefiting Murder & Mayhem in Muskego Aug13

Anthology benefiting Murder & Mayhem in Muske...

The 8th annual Murder and Mayhem in Muskego will take place on November 9 and 10, 2012. There are 20 confirmed and 1 unconfirmed authors attending this years event. More information can be found at the official site or on the Crimespree blog. After 7 years, over 400 author participants and in time for the 8th annual benefit, Down & Out Books is publishing MURDER & MAYHEM IN MUSKEGO, a short story anthology featuring bestselling, Edgar and Shamus award-winning writers who have attended the day-long event and edited by Jon and Ruth Jordan. You’ll read tales of a bowling alley, remember an old flame or two, converse with a ferryman,...

Lineup for 2012 Murder And Mayhem In Muskego Feb24

Lineup for 2012 Murder And Mayhem In Muskego

Murder and Mayhem In Muskego 2012 This year’s event is on Saturday November 10th at the Muskego public Library. The official site is HERE As of right now here is our lineup of confirmed authors. The line-up is subject to change and additions are likely. Lou Berney Lou Berney is an accomplished writer, teacher, and liar. He has written feature screenplays and created TV pilots for, among others, Warner Brothers, Paramount, Focus Features, ABC, and Fox. He is the author of THE ROAD TO BOBBY JOE, a collection of stories, and his short fiction has appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, New England Review, Ploughshares, and the...