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Published since 1985, the award-winning Mystery Scene Magazine is the world's leading and most authoritative guide to the crime fiction genre. Our thoughtful articles, in-depth author interviews, and expert reviews examine all of crime fiction, from cozies to noir to thrillers. We consider work from past masters to today's top talents and tomorrow's bright new stars. Review coverage includes novels, TV shows, films, reference works, audiobooks, short stories, plays, young adult books, and much more. Throw in news, contests, quotes, and a fiendishly clever crossword, and we think you'll find Mystery Scene Magazine is your essential partner in crime! Recent author interviews include: Michael Connelly, Sue Grafton, Lawrence Block, Sara Paretsky, Alexander McCall Smith, Nevada Barr, C.J. Box, Lisa Unger, Dennis Lehane, Laura Lippman, Robert Crais, Val McDermid, Stephen Hunter, Karin Slaughter, Michael Koryta, Susan Elia MacNeal, Ben Winters, Chris Pavone Recent article topics include: "Veronica Mars: Millennial Mystery Icon," "New Legal Mysteries," "Why Elmore Leonard Matters," "Hidden Gems: 5 Writers You Should be Reading," "Mary Stewart: Teller of Tales," "Night and the Country: Rural Film Noir," "The Amazing Clayton Rawson," "Death & The Maiden: A Genre's Woman Problem," "Breaking Bad: 21st Century Scarface," "A Lock Without a Key: The Unknowable Dashiell Hammett," "Gifts for Mystery Lovers" HONORS - Ellery Queen Award from The Mystery Writers of America - The Anthony Award from Bouchercon, The World Mystery Convention - The Poirot Award from The Malice Domestic Mystery Convention "A true inside look at the whole world of crime fiction. Indispensable." —Lawrence Block, New York Times bestselling author "Highly recommended." —Library Journal Mystery Scene Magazine features 5 issues per year (published in February, April, June, September, and November).
Profile of Lori Roy, two-time Edgar Award winner; Mignon G. Eberhart: Mystery's Enigmatic Mistress; Dennis Lehane's Practical Toolbox; Hey Rube! Mystery at the Circus; Interview with S. J. Rozan; Berlin Noir: Philip Kerr's Novels of the Third Reich; Interview with G.A. McKevett; Southern Cross Crime: Fiction from Australia and New Zealand; My Book: Death at Tippit Pond by Susan Van Kirk; The Hook: First Lines that Caught Our Attention; "Trust Me on This" Crossword. Reviews of Small Press titles, mass market originals, audiobooks, reference works, short stories and new novels.