Links be everywhere

Time Magazine names 5 mystery writers “worth investigating” in the form of their most recent (read: 2005) releases.

Leigh Redhead talks to the Wingham Chronicle about her next Simone Kirsch PI novel (could someone publish them here, dammit??) and her master’s thesis on Tart Noir.

Lee Irby chats with the Miami Herald about his retro-style mysteries, the latest of which is THE UP AND UP.

Mary Sharratt details the difficult birth of her newest (and fabulous) novel, THE VANISHING POINT to the St. Paul Pioneer-Press.

Salon’s summer reading feature has a decidedly crime fiction bent, reviewing books by Denise Mina, Peter Abrahams, Louis Bayard, Scott Smith, Scott Anderson and George Pelecanos.

And finally, RIP Patricia Guiver, whose Delilah Doolittle novels were based on her work in animal rescue, especially as founder of Orange County’s SPCA.