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- December 2014 At the Scene
- Holiday Issue #137, Harry Hunsicker on Reading, Tech for 'Tecs, Holiday Reads, P.D. James Overheard
- November 2014 At the Scene
- MS Digital Edition, Kathleen Ernst on Reading, Bouchercon Beach Reads, Thanksgiving Overheard, "Blood on the Stage"
- October 2014 At the Scene
- Fall 136, Laura Childs on Reading, Fall Crime Time TV, Ace Atkins and Reed Coleman on Robert B. Parker, NoirCon 2014, and more
- September 2014 At the Scene
- Kathy Reichs on Reading, Book Awards, Dennis Lehane's "The Drop", Joan Rivers Overheard, and more
- August 2014 At the Scene
- Sandra Brown on Reading, Married to a Writer, Peachy Murder Recipes, Poirot, and more
- July 2014 At the Scene
- Iris and Roy Johansen on childhood reads, A chat with new Author JoŽl Dicker, Summer Issue #135, Soccer Overheard, and more
- June 2014 At the Scene
- Rita Mae Brown on reading, Nero Wolfe on stage, Arthur Ellis Awards, Lee Harris Father's Day Overheard, Lis Wiehl signed-book giveaway.
- May 2014 At the Scene
- Lawrence Block on Re-reading, Spring Issue #134, Great American Indie Bookstore Tour, Georgette Heyer Overheard, Edgar and Agatha Award Winners
- April 2014 At the Scene
- Nevada Barr, Old-Time Radio Series, Thriller Awards, Death & Taxes
- March 2014 At the Scene
- Winter Issue #133, Jenny Milchman on Doris Miles Disney's "Winifred," Left Coast Crime nominees, John Dixon interview, Harriet the Spy Turns 50
- February 2014 At the Scene
- J.A. Jance on "The Wizard of Oz"; Michael Connelly's "Bosch" on Amazon, 2013 Edgar Nominees, "True Detective" on HBO, Laura Lippman Overheard
- January 2014 At the Scene
- Happy 2014!; Harry Dolan on Reading as a Cure for What Ails You; PBS Season 3 of "Sherlock" returns; Dick Wolf ("Chicago PD," "The Execution") Overheard; Iris Johansen's "Silencing Eve" out in paperback reviewed
- December 2013 At the Scene
- Holiday Issue #132: Alexander McCall Smith; Christopher Fowler on His Childhood Library; 2013 Gift Guide Bonus: Books Worth Treasuring; "Murder Code" by Steve Mosby reviewed; "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" Overheard
- November 2013 At the Scene
- Sherlock Mania on TV; C.C. Benison on Ruth Rendell; Outtakes: Authors Reflect on Thanksgiving; Sherlock Holmes on Forensic Science Overheard
- October 2013 At the Scene
- Fall Issue #131: Mark Billingham; Scott Turow on Catching the Reading Bug; A Chat about Gregor Demarkian with Jane Haddam; Remembering Tom Clancy; Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Fifth Estate" Overheard
- September 2013 At the Scene
- MS at Bouchercon 2013; Spencer Quinn on the Hardy Boys and Graham Greene; "Dexter's Final Cut" by Jeff Lindsey reviewed, Encyclopedia Brown and The Case of the Missing Movie; Sue Grafton on Kinsey Overheard
- August 2013 At the Scene
- Nancy Martin on Southern Sisters Writer Anne George; The Two Lives of M.J. Rose; The Killer Beers of Summer: Mystery-themed Brews to Keep You Cool; Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman in "Paranoia" Overheard
- July 2013 At the Scene
- Summer Issue #130: Susan Elia MacNeal; Karin Slaughter on "Gone With The Wind" by Margaret Mitchell; 8 Sizzling Summer Reads; Many Awards, Less Diversity?; Piper Kerman, author of "Orange is the New Black" Overheard
- June 2013 At the Scene
- Museum of Edgar Allan Poe in Richmond, Virginia; Ed Gorman on Charles Williams and Elizabeth Sanxay Holding; Mystery Lovers' Kitchen Shares Donuts and Ice Cream Recipes; Arthur Ellis Awards; Jeff Shelby's Father's Day Overheard; Chris Culver book winners announced
- May 2013 At the Scene
- Spring Issue 129: C.J. Box; David Morrell on Geoffrey Household; Most Mysterious Moms for Mother's Day: Caroline and Charles Todd, Mary Jane and Victoria Maffini, Mary and Carol Higgins Clark, Gloria Skurzynski and Alane Ferguson; Edgar and Agatha Awards; Jesse Eisenberg in "Now You See Me" Overheard, Chris Culver Book Giveaway
- April 2013 At the Scene
- Lisa Scottoline on Reading, Writing, and Robert Parker; Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Ballpark Mysteries, Jim Henson's Sherlock Hemlock Overheard plus a full profile of everyone's favorite Muppet detective
- March 2013 At the Scene
- C.J. Box on Tom Wolfe; Laughs From the Leftys: Nominees' Best Jokes; Anna Katharine Green Overheard, March Films: "Genius on Hold" and "The Place Beyond the Pines"
- February 2013 At the Scene
- Winter Issue #128: Michael Connelly; Dana Stabenow on Alaska Reading; Mondays Are Murder: Noir Series from Akashic; Travis McGee Overheard; Who Do You Love? Vote for The Best Crime-Fighting Couple of All Time
- January 2013 At the Scene
- Elizabeth George on Reading; Crime Time TV: "Deception," "Banshee," "The Following," and "The Americans," Ben Affleck in "Argo" Overheard, Roaring 1920s Reads; Crime Beat Radio
- Dec 2012 At the Scene
- Holiday Issue #127, Rhys Bowen on Delicious Reads, December films: "Deadfall," "Jack Reacher," "Django Unchained," MS Holiday Gift Ideas.
- Nov 2012 At the Scene
- Lincoln Child on Jospehine Tey; November movies: "Skyfall," "Hitchcock," "Killing Them Softly"; signed "New Jersey's Lindbergh Kidnapping and Trial" book giveaway; Lenny Flem, Jr. from "Fake Mustache" Overheard; Free How-To Guide for Writers.
- Oct 2012 At the Scene
- G.M. Malliet on James Thurber; Mystery Lovers' Recipe Roundup; P.D. James Overheard; Six Scary Reads; "Organized Crime Classics" promo.
- Sept 2012 At the Scene
- The 2012 Fall Issue; Lee Child on "Ice Station Zebra"; Bouchercon Reads: Cleveland Mysteries; Lucy Liu of "Elementary" Overheard; 6 Back to School Mysteries for young readers.
- August 2012 At the Scene
- Kate Carlisle on "The Prince of Tides"; August Crime Time TV: "Major Crimes," "Grimm," "Copper"; James Patterson Overheard; Tana French web exclusive "Broken Harbor" review.
- July 2012 At the Scene
- Linda Fairstein on Daphne du Maurier; Inspector Lewis on PBS Mystery!; Ace Atkins Overheard; signed Malla Nunn "Blessed Are the Dead" giveaway.
- June 2012 At the Scene
- Jeffery Deaver on J.R.R. Tolkien, Don Winslow's "The Savages" and "The Kings of Cool"; crime playwright Michael Walker Overheard; "7th Monarch" off-Broadway ticket giveaway.
- May 2012 At the Scene
- Spring Issue #124; Marcia Clark on James Ellroy, "Writes of Spring" anthology web exclusive review; Mike Hammer Overheard; Solar Eclipse Mysteries.
- April 2012 At the Scene
- Jonathan Maberry on Travis McGee, "Awake" on NBC; 7 Earth Day-inspired reads; "Titanic" Overheard; MS New Authors Breakfast.
- March 2012 At the Scene
- Winter Issue #123; Nicci French on Wilkie Collins; Lucy Liu as the new Watson on "Elementary"; TV 'Tecs: "Missing," "White Chapel"; Agatha Nominees.
- February 2012 At the Scene
- Leslie Meier on Reading, Amy Alessio's To-Die-For Valentine's Strawberry Jam Cake, Edgar, Dilys, LCC Awards, Lisbeth Salander Overheard.
- January 2012 At the Scene
- Betty Webb on Agatha Christie; "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" Overheard; Carol O'Connell's Chalk Girl exclusive review; and "Sherlock!" returns to PBS for series 2.
- December 2011 At the Scene
- Matt Rees on Mary's Renault's "The King Must Die," Holiday Gifts, Sherlock Holmes at the movies, Jutta Profijt's "Morgue Drawer Four," Joanne Fluke Giveaway
- November 2011 At the Scene
- Anne Perry reflects on Dante's Inferno, Jayne Ormerod's Blond Leading the Blond web exclusive review, holiday gift ideas and #122 Holiday Issue preview, Janet Evanovich's One for the Money at the movies, and Joanne Fluke Holiday Gift Basket Giveaway
- October 2011 At the Scene
- Duane Swierczynski on Horror and Crime, 2011 Crime Time TV, Harbor by John Ajvide Lindqvist, Scooby-Doo Overheard, Fall Issue #121, MS Winners
- September 2011 At the Scene
- Denise Hamilton on Nancy Drew, St. Louis Bouchercon 2011, Brighton Rock Film Remade, Sara Paretsky Overheard, and Mystery Scene's Weekly Summer Book Giveaway
- August 2011 At the Scene
- Lisa Unger on 3 dark reads, 5 International Film Favorites, R.L. Stine Overheard, Jason Starr's "The Pack", MS Book Summer Giveaway
- July 2011 At the Scene
- Colin Cotterill on Puckoon and Spike Milligan, Our Reviewers Recommends Summer Edition II, Peter Falk Overheard, Win a Sony Reader
- June 2011 At the Scene
- Charlaine Harris on 3 Reads, Arthur Ellis & CrimeFest Awards, Summer Reads, MS Twitter Winners
- May 2011 At the Scene
- Marina Fiorato on Susan Hill, Edgar and Agatha Award Winners, Spring #119 Issue, AMC's Justified Overheard, and more.
- April 2011 At the Scene
- Donna Leon on Reading, The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, "The Killing" TV series on AMC, Spring Issue sneak peek, and more.
- March 2011 At the Scene
- Winter Issue #118, Simon Tolkien on great espionage, Robert Crais, Left Coast Crime, MC Beaton giveaway
- February 2011 At the Scene
- Barbara D'Amato on Joseph Wambaugh's "The Choirboys," 2011 Edgar Nominees, "Romancing the Con" for Valentine's Day, Mardi Gras Reads, and Spring #118 Preview.
- January 2011 At the Scene
- Wallace Stroby on "The Glass Key", Author Group Blogs, Lee Child, New Year Reads, and more.
- December 2010 At the Scene
- Alex Kava on reading, incoming e-books, Gift Guide for The Philanthropist, and more.
- Happy Holidays! From At the Scene
- Laurie R. King on Jane Langton, Gift Ideas for Mystery Lovers, MS Holiday Gift-away and more.
- November 2010 At the Scene
- Dennis Lehane, 2010 Gift Guide, Joseph Wambaugh on "Catch-22", 2010 Mystery and Crime Award Reads, George Carlin and more.
- October 2010 At the Scene
- Louise Penny on "Charlotte's Web", Kathy Reichs, Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco, and the new all-color format!
- September 2010 At the Scene
- Deon Meyer on Ed McBain, Kathy Reichs, Mystery Crime Time TV, and much more!
- August 2010 At the Scene
- Frederick Forsyth on "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold," "Bones," summer web exclusive reviews, Sara Paretsky, and more
- July At the Scene 2010
- Susan Wittig Albert on Eudora Welty, Hercule Poirot MYSTERY!, Thrillerfest 2010, MS summer web exclusive reviews, The Girls Who Played with Fire, and more.
- June 2010 At the Scene
- Michael Koryta Issue #115, Michael Koryta on "The Crow and the Castle, Miss Marple Masterpiece MYSTERY!, Akira Kurosawa, and win the 39 Steps.
- May 2010 At the Scene
- Lisa Lutz Issue #114, Elizabeth George on A.S. Byatt, 2010 Edgar Award Winners, Mother's Day Gifts, Dorothy Gilman Overheard, and more.
- April/March 2010 At the Scene
- Randy Wayne White Issue #113, Carolyn Hart on Beverly Gray, New Spring TV Series, "Lolita" Overheard, April Fool Reads, and more.
- Feb 2010 At the Scene
- From Page to Screen, G.K. Chesterton Overheard, Mystery Scene's Malice Domestic "Meet the Authors Breakfast"
- January 2010 At the Scene
- 2010 Edgar Nominees, Dilys, Robert B. Parker Remembered, Inspector Jacques Clouseau Overheard.
- At the Scene, Dec 2009
- Season's Greetings. Fond farewells and hearty welcomes to writers. Joanne Fluke's Plum Pudding Contest. The many incarnations of Sherlock Holmes. More ideas from MS Gift Guide.
- At the Scene, Nov 2009
- Holiday Issue #112 mails. Sara Paretsky is cover profile, round-up of legal mysteries, Lawrence Block remembers Stanley Ellin, MS Gift Guide, and more.
- At the Scene, Oct 2009
- Lawrence Block to start regular MS column, "The Murders in Memory Lane." Details on Poisoned Pen Web Con. Spooky Reads. Great First Lines.
- At the Scene, Sept 2009
- Fall Issue #111 mails. MS sponsor "Meet the New Authors" at Bouchercon. Poisoned Pen Press Web Con is first virtual mystery convention.
- At the Scene, July 2009
- Newsletter Debut. Editor Kate Stine discusses new PBS Miss Marple at BN.com. New column on Book Collecting. Mystery Scene wins Poirot Award.
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