Do you know we have a whole blog dedicated to crime fiction? Book reviews, author Q&A’s, industry news & more can all be found over at mysterypeople.wordpress.com.
Here’s what Crime Fiction Coordinator Scott M. and his cohorts have been talking about the last couple of weeks:
“Nate Southard is a new addition to the crime fiction genre, crossing over from his previous experience writing horror. Like Tom Piccirilli and David Schow, Southard uses his skill at mining the dark side to look at the human horror in our lives. He moves into the genre seamlessly with Pale Horses….”
“Terry Shames showed amazing promise last summer with her debut, A Killing At Cotton Hill. The book, featuring her series character Samuel Craddock, a widowed retired Chief of Police, looked at issues of aging and community in a small Texas town. In her follow up, The Second Death of Jack Harbin, she digs even deeper into Craddock’s story….”
“The first two Samuel Craddock books I wrote came to me without much thought as to “what happens next?” in the series. But when I contemplated writing the third book, I suddenly realized that I had some big decisions to make….”
MYSTERYPEOPLE: How different an experience was writing the second book in the series as opposed to the first?
“Keeping it professional (or at least trying to), he has real fun with it. He also utilized some underage labor (his children). Mix all of this together and you get a really funny book trailer for a really great mystery series.”
There’s always something going on at MysteryPeople. Head over to the MP blog to check it all out.