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Female Spanish Mystery Writer Revealed to be Three Men (2021-10-17): A female Spanish mystery writer has been revealed to be a pseudonym used by three men. The pseudonym, Carmen Mola, won a major Spanish literary prize.
Dean Koontz' The Silent Corner Arrives in Stores on June 20th (2017-06-19): Dean Koontz's latest novel is a suspense thriller called The Silent Corner. It arrives in stores on June 20th, 2017.
Bill Clinton and James Patterson Collaborate on Mystery Novel (2017-06-19): Bill Clinton and James Patterson are collaborating on a mystery novel set for publication in June 2018.
John Grisham Shares Writing Tips and Talks Plotting (2017-06-07): John Grisham reveals that his new novel is a beach read. One of the characters is a struggling writer. Rare F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts are stolen in the mystery novel.
Salman Rushdie is Writing Novel With Trump-Like Villain (2017-02-10): Salman Rushdie's next novel, The Golden House, takes aim at the Trump Administration, the Tea Party and the backlash against political correctness.
Stephenie Meyer's Next Book is a Spy Thriller (2016-07-19): Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's next book will be a spy thriller which will be released in November, 2016.
Patricia Cornwell Inks Deal for Two More Kay Scarpetta Novels (2015-05-12): Bestselling author Patricia Cornwell just signed a deal for two more Kay Scarpetta novels. The books will be published by William Morrow.
Crime Novelist Ruth Rendell Dead at 85 (2015-05-03): Bestselling crime novelist Ruth Rendell has died at the age of 85. Baroness Rendell suffered a severe stroke in January and died in a London hospital.
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.
Unpublished Raymond Chandler Comic Operetta Discovered (2014-12-05): An L.A. author discovered an unpublished comic operetta by crime novelist Raymond Chandler. The libretto has been tucked away in the Library of Congress all these years.
Crime Writer P.D. James Dead at 94 (2014-11-27): Bestselling mystery novelist P.D. James has died at the age of 94.
HarperCollins to Publish 15 New Stories by the Late Elmore Leonard (2014-07-19): HarperCollins will publish 15 new stories by the late crime writer Elmore Leonard. The stories were found after his death and were written early in his career.
Mary Higgins Clark to Collaborate With Alafair Burke on New Novel (2014-06-18): Mary Higgins Clark will co-write her next novel with Alafair Burke. The Cinderella Murder will hit stores in November.
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.
Sophie Hannah to Write New Hercule Poirot Novel With Blessing of Agatha Christie's Estate (2013-09-07): The Agatha Christie estate has approved novelist Sophie Hannah to write a new Hercule Poirot novel. Can she pull it off?
Simon & Schuster Announces Plans to Publish International Thriller Writers Anthology (2013-07-17): Simon & Schuster has announced plans to publish Face Off, a collection of thriller short stories feature collaborations by top thriller writers.
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.
Martha Grimes Moves to Scribner (2012-11-15): Martha Grimes is moving to Scribner.
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.