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How To Write Mysteries: Advice From Novelists Including Me.

Fifty-eight mystery writers working in 12 sub-genres including thrillers, cozies, police procedurals, and hard-boiled detective novels contributed articles and interviews to The Mystery Writers, a new book of advice on how it’s done. I’m honored to be included along with … Continue reading

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The Ten Best Crime Novels of 2011

This was a great year for crime fiction, so perhaps it would be better to call these my favorites, rather than the best. Or maybe I should just say that of the ones I’ve read, these are the ten I … Continue reading

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Thank You, Lawrence Block, For Bringing Matthew Scudder Back

Several years ago, Lawrence Block declared that he’d written his last hardboiled novel featuring a private eye named Matthew Scudder. His many fans will be delighted that Block changed his mind. I reviewed the book for The Associated Press. You … Continue reading

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