Buchvorstellungen: Eric Ambler, Margery Allingham

Eric Ambler’s masterly 1938 novel, „Epitaph for a Spy,“ and the gripping story of a ruthless killer and his victims, hunters and allies, „The Tiger in the Smoke“ by Margery Allingham are now published in beautiful illustrated editions.

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Kolumne: Criminal Splatterings: Elmore Leonard and Patricia Cornwell!

Criminal Splatterings: Elmore Leonard is recovering from a stroke that happened over a week ago. And Patricia Cornwell has moved to HarperCollins for her next two books.

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Blog: John Pilkington – The Cambridge Spies – 400 Years Back!

Today’s guest blog is by John Pilkington who writes historical novels for both adults and young readers. „Marbeck & the King in Waiting“ is the second book in the series featuring Martin Marbeck.

Blog: Sam Reaves‘ Homicide 69

Shots ezine are delighted to feature a guest blog from the Chicago based thriller writer Sam Reaves, who many of you know as Dominic Martell. Sam Reaves has written seven Chicago-based crime novels.

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Blog: Our Strange Relationship – Maeve Kerrigan and I

Today’s guest blog is by Irish author Jane Casey who has so far written 4 books in her Maeve Kerrigan series. ‘Why don’t you create a series character?’ her editor suggested. ‘Readers don’t remember authors or book titles but they do remember characters.’
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Beitrag: Missing Women Turn Up in Novels

Today’s guest blog is by Holly Goddard Jones whose debut novel „The Next Time You See Me“ was published this month.

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Beitrag: Tom Wood – Victor and I

Today’s guest blog is by Tom Wood who is the author of the series featuring Victor a professional assassin.

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Artikel: Turning to Crime with Parker Bilal

Today’s guest blog is by Parker Bilal the pseudonym of Jamal Mahjoub. Mahjoub has published seven critically acclaimed literary novels, which have been widely translated.

Gespräch: William Ryan & Lloyd Shepherd

In the fifth of a series of conversations, William Ryan, author of two acclaimed historical crime thrillers, talks to  Lloyd Shepherd, also crime author.

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Beitrag: Lauren Beukes on The Shining Girls

Lauren Beukes is a South African novelist, short story writer, journalist and TV scriptwriter. Her latest novel „The Shining Girls“ about a time travelling serial killer was published yesterday.

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Artikel: Liz Coley talks about Questions without answers

Today’s guest blog is by author Liz Coley who has travelled widely and visited over 13 different countries.  She is the author of numerous short stories and seven novels, the most recent being „Pretty Girl-13“.

Beitrag: And it’s all down to Aunt Agatha

For those who missed the rare visit by Italian bestselling crime-writer Roberto Constantini at the Italian Cultural Institute in London yesterday, Ali Karim has recorded a snippet of the interview with Barry Forshaw.
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Beitrag: The Ides of April with Lindsey Davis

Best known for her series of books featuring Marcus Didius Falco she is also the author of „The Course of Honour“ and „Rebels and Traitors“. Her new series features Flavia Alba, Falco’s British-born adopted daughter who is a private investigator in her own right.

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Interview: Kevin Sampson

Kevin Sampson is the author of eight critically acclaimed novels, and although much of his work is concerned with the themes and issues, you would find in a crime novel, “The Killing Pool” marks his first full-on excursion into the genre. Kevin talks to Nick Quantrill about it.

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Beitrag: Julia Crouch On Getting Stuck

Today’s guest blog is by Julia Crouch a former theatre director, playwright and graphic designer. Her debut novel „Cuckoo“ was published in 2011 to wide acclaim. Her third novel „Tarnished“ was recently published.

Gespräch: Declan Burke & William Ryan

In the fourth of a series of conversations, author William Ryan talks to author Declan Burke. Burke is the Irish author of the Harry Rigby series whose latest book, „Slaughter’s Hound“, was shortlisted in the Ireland AM Crime Fiction Category for the Irish Book Awards 2012.

Interview: Max Allan Collins

Max Allan Collins has been a president of The Private Eye Writers of America, and won or been nominated for numerous Edgars and Shamuses for his large (and constantly expanding) body of work, both for fiction and non-fiction.

Artikel: Kerry Wilkinson on being a crime writer (or not!)

Kerry Wilkinson is something of an accidental author. His debut, „Locked In“, the first title in the detective Jessica Daniel series, was written as a challenge to himself but, after self-publishing, it became a UK Number One bestseller within three months of release.

Artikel: Welcome to Le French Book!

Anne Trager recently founded Le French Book, a digital-first publishing venture dedicated to bringing France’s best crime fiction and thrillers to new readers across the English-speaking world.

Gespräch: William Ryan & D E Meredith

D E Meredith is the author of „Devoured and The Devil’s Ribbon,“ William Ryan is the Irish author of „The Holy Thief,“ „The Bloody Meadow“ and „The Twelfth Department.“

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Service: Lee Child Awarded CWA Diamond Dagger for 2013

The Crime Writers’ Association is delighted to announce that the 2013 Diamond Dagger will be awarded to Lee Child.

Artikel: Anya Lipska and Where There Devil Can’t Go

Anya Lipska talks about the work on her debut novel „Where The Devil Can’t Go“ featuring her two main protagonists Kiszka and Kershaw.  She is currently hard at work on the second book in the series.

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