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Here you will find our coverage of the mystery genre and mystery writers:

  • Mystery Writing Resources


  • Stephen King and Gillian Flynn Win 2015 Edgar Awards (2015-05-01): Stephen King, Gillian Flynn and James Ellroy were all winners at the 2015 Edgar Awards.

  • Michael Connelly's Bosch Pilot Picked up for Full Season by Amazon Studios (2014-04-02): Amazon Studios has given a full season order for Bosch, which is based on Michael Connelly's bestselling Harry Bosch series. Titus Welliver plays Detective Bosch.

  • William Morrow Announces Witness, a Digital Mystery/Thriller Imprint (2013-04-30): William Morrow has announced plans to launch Witness, a digital imprint that will publish mystery, suspense and thriller novels. The imprint will launch in October, 2013.

  • Elmore Leonard to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Book Awards (2012-09-22): Crime novelist Elmore Leonard >will receive the 2012 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

  • Val McDermid, Lee Child, Kathy Reichs, Jeffery Deaver Competing for Million For a Morgue Campaign (2011-10-31): Top crime and mystery writers have joined together for the Million for a Morgue campaign.

  • DC Entertainment to Publish Steig Larsson's Millennium Trilogy as Graphic Novels (2011-10-12): DC Entertainment and its Vertigo will adapt Steig Larsson's Millennium Trilogy novels into graphic novels.

  • Author Proposes to Girlfriend in Mystery Novel (2011-04-10): The Guardian reports that novelist Christopher Currie proposed to his girlfriend in the acknowledgements page of his first mystery novel, The Ottoman Motel (Text Publishing).

  • Valerie Plame to Write Spy Novels With Mystery Author Sarah Lovett (2011-03-30): The New York Times reports that Valerie Plame, a former covert C.

  • Laura Lippman's New Thriller Sells More Ebooks Than Hardcovers (2010-08-27): The Wall Street Journal's Digits blog reports that Laura Lippman's new thriller, I'd Know You Anywhere, sold more ebooks than hardcovers during its first five days on sale.

  • Higgins Clarks Celebrated Mother's Day on Bestsellers List (2010-05-10): ABC News reports that Mary Higgins Clark and daughter Carol Higgins Clark both had bestselling novels on the New York Times bestsellers list on Mother's Day.

  • Patricia Cornwell Suing Financial Advisors Over $40 Million Loss (2009-10-20): Bestselling author Patricia Cornwell is suing her financial advisors and accountants for negligence.

  • MWA Teams Up With SFWA to Support Writer Beware (2009-08-11): The Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is going to co-sponsor the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America's (SFWA) Writer Beware program.

  • Harry Patterson Celebrates 50 Years of Writing (2009-01-21): Novelist Harry Patterson - who is known to readers as Jack Higgins - is celebrating his 50th year of writing this year.

  • Alafair Burke and the Serial Killer (2007-09-03): Author Alafair Burke talks about her hot new book, Dead Connection (Henry Holt), in a new interview.

  • Michael Chabon and the Many Genres (2007-04-30): Michael Chabon discusses his new book, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, a novel which imagines what would have happened had a real proposal to relocate persecuted World War II Jews to Alaska had actually happened.

  • Jasper Fforde and the Fourth Bear (2006-08-09): Jasper Fforde discusses his new book The Fourth Bear, the latest in his Nursery Crime series, with Rob Thomas of The Capital Times.

  • Daniel Craig Already Signed For Bond Sequel (2006-03-21): We're starting to have some serious doubts about producer Barbara Broccoli's state of mind these days.

  • Statisticians Baffled by Da Vinci Code's Success (2005-12-30): British statisticians are simply dumbfounded by the incredible success of the bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.

  • Emma Roberts to Play Nancy Drew in Film (2005-09-28): Emma Roberts has been hired to play Nancy Drew in an upcoming movie.

  • Larry Block Hits the Streets (2005-08-01): In addition to traveling to the furthest ends of the globe at the drop of a hat, mystery author Lawrence Block is also fond of issuing somewhat startling pronouncements to his fans.