Sunday, June 27, 2010

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Summer 2010, Issue #115 Contents


Michael Koryta: Take Me to the River
Koryta charts a new course with his supernatural thriller So Cold the River.
by Kevin Burton Smith

Stefanie Pintoff: In Old New York
Broadway lore comes to life in Pintoff’s follow-up to her recent Edgar winner.
by Lynn Kaczmarek

Thriller Must Reads: Peter Straub’s Koko
The horrors of the Vietnam War inform Straub’s chilling novel, which helped usher in the era of serial killer as enigmatic antihero.
by Hank Wagner

Scott Turow
The new sequel to Presumed Innocent lives up to Turow’s already impressive body of work.
by Jon L. Breen

Carolyn Hart: Parables for Our Time
Traditional mysteries weigh the moral choices of everyday life—and that’s what makes them powerful.
by Oline H. Cogdill

Vital Link: William Link Revisits Columbo
Lieutenant Columbo moves from screen to printed page.
by Tom Nolan

The Magnificent Brain of Alvin Fernald
This kid detective uses his noggin to nab bad guys.
by Steven Nester

The Murders in Memory Lane: Remembering Henry Kane
Kane was an entertaining writer and an engaging gentleman.
by Lawrence Block

What's Happening...With Aileen Schumacher
by Brian Skupin


At the Scene
by Kate Stine

Hints & Allegations
Writers on Reading: Elizabeth George; 2010 Edgar Awards, Anthony Awards, Arthur Ellis
Awards, Derringer Awards.

Our Readers Recommend
by Mystery Scene readers

Writing Life: Gormania
Anne Perry; An editor’s day; John D. MacDonald; Gail Russell
by Ed Gorman

New Books Essays
Getting Old is Murder
by Rita Lakin

Son of Big Brother
by Reece Hirsch

The Panic Zone
by Rick Mofina

Killer Careers
by Simon Wood

Mirror Image
by Dennis Palumbo

Sounds of Suspense: Audiobooks Reviewed
by Dick Lochte

Robert Culp’s Hickey & Boggs; Graphic novels by Greg Rucka and Joshua Hale
by Kevin Burton Smith

Very Original: Paperback Originals Reviewed
by Lynne Maxwell

Short & Sweet: Short Stories Considered
by Bill Crider

Child's Play: Books for Young Sleuths
by Roberta Rogow

What About Murder? Reference Books Reviewed
by Jon L. Breen

Small Press Reviews: Covering the Independents
by Betty Webb

Mystery Scene Reviews


The Docket


Mystery Miscellany
by Louis Phillips

Most Popular
What’s Happening With... Michael Kahn?
by Brian Skupin

Sizzling Sixteen
by Janet Evanovich

The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing
by Tarquin Hall

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1 comment:

pattinase (abbott) said...

It was a terrific issue.