~Post by MysteryPeople Crime Fiction Coordinator Scott Montgomery We're halfway through 2011, and it's already been a strong year for crime fiction. Since I know other great books are coming out soon by some of my favorite authors and new unknowns come out with something every season that always blows me away, I thought it … Continue reading Top Ten Crime Fiction Novels of the Year So Far
It's been a busy month here at the store for MysteryPeople. We've had one author after another coming in to talk crime, murder and intrigue. Our very first MysteryPeople newsletter went out. We'll be sending out the next one July 1st, so if you haven't signed up yet to receive all the latest news in … Continue reading MysteryPeople Videos: Craig Johnson & Ace Atkins
...but books aren't! Here are some fun gift ideas for Dad. Don't forget to show him some love; Father's Day is Sunday, June 19! If your Dad is into pop culture and nerdy things like Star Wars, then grab him a copy of Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg. We've got signed copies - how … Continue reading Ties are boring…
Act Atkins brings a party to BookPeople today to celebrate his new thriller, The Ranger. The book, about an Army Ranger returning to his Mississippi home from Afghanistan, has garnered terrific reviews. The Washington Post called it "a joy ride into the heart of darkness," and ABC News called it "a memorable debut for a … Continue reading Ace is Here. It’s Party Time.
Ace Atkins has many talents as an author. Possibly his strongest is putting you in the worlds he writes about. Whether it be the places and cultures his blues historian, Nick Travers, finds himself in or the time periods of his historical crime novels, you feel like you're breathing the air, tasting the food, and … Continue reading Just a Good Ol’ Boy: Ace Atkins Talks About ‘The Ranger’