Posted on 04/14/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Hugh Laurie is taking on several roles in an upcoming adaptation of Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? by Agatha Christie....

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Tagged As: Mystery, TV adaptation

Posted on 04/02/2021 at 09:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Both a mystery and a thriller — if done well — make a reader eager to complete the book and...

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Posted on 03/22/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If Fussy readership is any indication, cozy mysteries have been popular for some time now. But Joanna Penn and other...

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Posted on 03/03/2021 at 04:09 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A retired police sergeant recently shared his advice on writing crime fiction. And if you read that post, you’ve checked...

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Posted on 03/03/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mystery fans are mourning the loss of popular and prize-winning author Margaret Maron. The prolific Maron, who wrote ten Sigrid...

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Tagged As: Mystery, Obituary

Posted on 02/27/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve mentioned before that we like to sprinkle in easy-to-digest writing advice amongst the deeper dives. Here’s an instance of...

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Posted on 02/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

After nearly forty novels (and bestseller status), author Dana Stabenow has an idea of what works. That said, she open...

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Posted on 01/27/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Mystery Writers of America announced the contenders for the annual Edgar Allan Poe awards, which honor the best mystery...

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Tagged As: Awards, Book lists, Mystery

Posted on 01/17/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We can all agree that we’d prefer to leave earth-shattering developments to fiction rather than reality. And fortunately, that at...

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Posted on 12/27/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The detective and the crime, in a mystery novel, are like peanut butter and jelly. Each is intriguing on its...

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Tagged As: Mystery, Zara Altair