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- November 2013 At the Scene
- Sherlock is Everywhere, C.C. Benison on Ruth Rendell, Authors Give Thanks, Iris Johansen's Latest Novel
- October 2013 At the Scene
- Scott Turrow on Reading, Jane Haddam, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Clancy, Fall #131
- September 2013 At the Scene
- Spencer Quinn on Reading, "Dexter's Final Cut," Sue Grafton Overheard, Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Missing Movie
- August 2013 At the Scene
- Nancy Martin on Anne George, "The Two Lives of M.J. Rose," Killer Beers of Summer, "Paranoia" the film overheard
- July 2013 At the Scene
- Karin Slaughter on "Gone With the Wind," Summer Reads, TV's "Orange is the New Black"
- June 2013 At the Scene
- Ed Gorman on Charles Williams & Elizabeth Sanxay Holding, Mystery Lovers' Kitchen Recipes (ice cream and donuts), Arthur Ellis Awards, Father's Day Overheard
- May 2013 At the Scene
- David Morrell on Geoffrey Household, Mysterious Moms, Spring Issue 129, Edgars & Agathas, Chris Culver Giveaway, Now You See Me the movie
- April 2013 At the Scene
- Lisa Scottoline on Robert B. Parker; Home Run Reads from Troy Soos, Jen Estes, Dorothy Seymour Mills, and Bill Kennedy; Sherlock Hemlock of Sesame Street Overheard, and more
- March 2013 At the Scene
- Winter Issue #128, C.J Box. on Reading Tom Wolfe, Laughs from Lefty Nominees, March Movies, Anna Katharine Green Overheard
- February 2013 At the Scene
- Dana Stabenow on Robb White, Akashic Noir Stories Mondays Are Murder, John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee Overheard, Famous Couples of Mystery just in times for Valentine's Day
- January 2013 At the Scene
- Elizabeth George on Reading; Crime Time TV Premieres: "Deception," "Banshee," "The Following," "The Americans"; "Argo" and Ben Affleck Overheard, Roaring '20s Mysteries for the "Downton Abbey" set, Crime Beat Radio: A weekly dose of organized crime talk.
- 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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