Posted on February 28, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The red-herring character in a mystery novel (or in a mystery plot line in any genre of novel) draws the...

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Posted on February 22, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary media has called our attention to two interesting re-releases from decades past. In the fiction department, we now have...

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Posted on January 20, 2022 at 8:00 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 November 23, 2021 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors of all genres want to — or at least should want to — keep their readers guessing just a...

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Posted on November 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some folks in the publishing industry are assuring authors that they can, in fact, sell books through TikTok. Here’s another...

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Posted on November 15, 2021 at 10:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Cozy mysteries never really left the literary landscape, but Alyse Burnside realized recently that they’re still making a comeback, of...

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Tagged As: Mystery

Posted on October 24, 2021 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s a different kind of ghost story, if you’re not a huge fan of the paranormal but are interested in...

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Tagged As: Book lists, Mystery

Posted on October 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Frances Glessner Lee, through her dioramas of crime scenes, taught police officers to be more observant. But this godmother of...

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Tagged As: Mystery, Writer's Digest

Posted on October 14, 2021 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1892, the first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories was published. Arthur Conan Doyle had been releasing...

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Posted on October 11, 2021 at 8:38 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Good news this Monday morning: author Sue Grafton will be coming back to life! The creator of beloved sleuth Kinsey...

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