Michael Connelly talks with Jeff Ayers about turning a serial into a novel and juggling screenplay and novel-writing duties.

Andrew Wilson explains why Justin Evans’ A GOOD AND HAPPY CHILD is damn near impossible to put down.

Ed Siegel finds it equally impossible to dismiss the work of Henning Mankell.

Julia Keller considers the importance of place in mystery fiction.

Ali Karim interviews Zoe Sharp in two parts at the Rap Sheet.

Brett Battles and Robert Gregory Browne have teamed up for a regular podcast.

Salon recommends crime novels
by Val McDermid, Laura Lippman, Peter Temple, Michael Gruber and Peter Abrahams for summer reading pleasure.

The Boston Globe has more on the Patricia Cornwell vs. Leslie Sachs court dispute.

The Boston Herald interviews TV anchor turned mystery writer Hank Phillippi Ryan.

A nine-year-old mystery at the center of a recent Tony Hillerman novel may be solved.

Australian authors Jennifer Cooke and Sandra Harvey combine cuisine and crime in their newest book, DONE LIKE A DINNER.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins the Orange Prize for fiction.

Justin Taylor wonders why former household name Grace Aguilar has been forgotten today.

And finally, this feels about the same as when Page Six pulls this sort of stunt.