Spring is here at last which means we're gearing up for the Edgar Awards Banquet
in New York City, followed by the Malice Domestic Convention
in suburban Washington, D.C., in May. Brian and I hope to see many of you at one or the other of these events. If not, perhaps our paths will cross at Bouchercon
in Albany, New York, or Magna Cum Murder
in Indianapolis later this year.
To get you in the spring spirit, Senior Editor Teri Duerr has pulled together a dream team of crime writers to choose their favorite baseball mysteries. Teri is also responsible for the spiffy new look of "At the Scene." Pretty, isn't it?
We're busily working away on the Spring Issue #129
, which you'll receive later this month. If your subscription is coming to an end, don't forget to renew
. You won't want to miss this issue!
Editor in chief
Lisa Scottoline on Reading, Writing, and Robert Parker
I'm a bookaholic, and I've always loved to read, ever since the days of Nancy Drew. But the fact is, now that I'm a writer, I read differently than I used to, and it's not a bad idea. In fact, I highly recommend it to anyone reading Mystery Scene, who's undoubtedly the kind of person who is interested in writing, whether you're currently writing now or whether you're published or not. (continued...)
Lisa Scottoline's latest novel is Don't Go
(St. Martin's Press, April 2013)
"Writers on Reading" is a special ongoing Mystery Scene series available as a first-look exclusive to our newsletter subscribers.
Peanuts, Cracker Jacks, and Ballpark Mysteries
In honor of America's favorite pastime, Mystery Scene asked a few crime writers to share their top baseball mysteries. (continued...)
- Sherlock Hemlock, self-appointed "World's Greatest Detective"
The hapless Sesame Street detective known for his comically bumbling detecting and for shouting "Egad!" whenever he finds a clue, celebrates his birthday April 17.
: Our Fave Raves. Mystery Scene
contributors share their favorite books of 2012.
: Thriller Award Roundup.
ThrillerFest Thriller Award nominees are featured on our reviews page all this week.
Established in 1985, Mystery Scene Magazine is the oldest, largest, and most authoritative guide to the crime fiction genre.
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#128, Winter 2013
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