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A Conversation with Lynda La Plante
Lynda La Plante's thirteen international bestsellers include the Prime Suspect series and the Anna Travis Mystery series. Here in a conversation with Ms. La Plante you will find inside information regarding DI Anna Travis. Included is sage advice to aspiring writers.
Declared the best selling writer of all time, Dame Agatha Christie created two of the most recognizable characters in all fiction - Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. Read this article for a brief outline of her life.
Alexander McCall Smith
Prolific British writer Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series based in Gaborone, Botswana, now showing on HBO.
Booktown Mysteries by Lorna Barrett
Lorna Barrett has created a bookstore mystery series sure to satisfy cozy fans. Join Trish Miles and Miss Marple, her cat, as they solve a series of crimes in the quaint town of Stoneham, New Hampshire.
Donald E. Westlake
Donald Westlake was one of the most prolific writers of our time, writing under several pseudonyms including Richard Stark and Samuel Holt. While he was known for his early hard-boiled criminal novels, he also created the comedic mystery niche.
Edgar Allan Poe
This is the bicentennial of Edgar Allan Poe's birth. He is credited with introducing the mystery genre's first fictional detective in The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Here is a brief bio of Poe's fascinating life.
Metro Girl series turned into graphic novel from Dark Horse Comics. Find out the behind-the-scenes reason for the change in genre.
Michael R. Stevens - Author Interview
In a recent interview, Fortuna author Michael R. Stevens shared his thoughts on the attraction and danger of online role playing, and how he came to write his first novel on such a controversial topic.
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Award-winning detective novelist, Tony Hillerman, is best known for his Navajo Tribal Police series starring Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee. Here is Tony's story.
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Author Virginia Rich created the beloved Mrs. Eugenia Potter, a small-town culinary sleuth introduced to readers in the early 1980's. After her death, Nancy J. Pickard wrote three more mysteries using Mrs. Rich's vast collection of notes intended for future novels.
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