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Internet Links for Mystery Lovers: Lists, Author's Series and
Sub-genres, and Fun Sites

Stop, You're Killing Me!
:  a good source of mystery author's titles and series orders
Fantastic Fiction: a great source of author's titles and series orders, not just mystery
ClueLass:  all sorts of useful stuff lists, awards, authors links
BookFinder: a search engine to find out of print books and a great reference for prices
Biblio: the site where we list our books, it is searched by
Book Sense:  recommendations from independent bookshops, all genres
Baker Street Studios: Sherlock Holmes related matters
Sleuths of Size: books with attractive, large heroines
Dangerously Curvey Novels: books for well-rounded women
Thrilling Detective Trivia: Sam Spade's hat size? Marlowe's socks? Rockford's License number? Find out here...
The Wolfe Pack: A great one for Nero Wolfe fans, the home site of the Wolfe Pack
National Public Radio's Crime in the City series

Searchable Lists From Around The Globe

On-Line Seattle Used Bookstore Guide
Looking For A Mystery?
Euro Crime
The Thrilling Detective
Thug Lit
Feminist Mystery Authors And Books
Evanston Public Library Bibliomysteries
Wakefield Public Library Bibliomysteries
Italian Mysteries
Tart City
and just for fun, go take the book quiz!  What book are you?


Independent Mystery Booksellers Association: we belong and you can find other members in their directory.
Mystery Writers of America
Sisters in Crime
International Thriller Writers
Private Eye Writers of America
Canadian Crime Writers Association
British Crime Writers Association
The Wolfe Pack
Killer Year Author Group
The Bookclub of Washington

Mystery and Crime Specialty Publishers

Bitter Lemon Press
Bleak House Books
Busted Flush Press
Bywater Books
Crippen and Landru
Dark City
Europa Editions
Felony & Mayhem
Hard Case Crime
Point Blank Press
Poisoned Pen Press
Rue Morgue Press
Stark House Press
Tyrus Books

Recommended Blogs
Here's a list of blogs we enjoy and visit regularly:

Multiple-person blogs
Contemporary Nomads
Crime Always Pays
Crime Culture
Criminal Brief  
First Offenders
Hey, There's A Dead Guy In The Living Room
The Kill Zone
Killer Hobbies
The LadyKillers
The Lipstick Chronicles
Lit Magic
The Outfit ~ a Chicago writers blog 
Mulholland Books
The Rap Sheet

Individual blogs
Timothy Hallinan (The Blog Cabin)
Joshilyn Jackson (Faster Than Kudzu)
Louise Penny
Keith Raffel (Dot Dead Diary) 
J. D. Rhoades (What Fresh Hell is This)
Dwayne Swierczynski (Secret Dead Blog)


Donna Anders
Donna Andrews
Nancy Atherton
Donald Bain
Linda Barnes
Cara Black
Lawrence Block
James O. Born
C.J. Box
Ken Bruen
D.W. Buffa
Alafair Burke
James Lee Burke
Jan Burke
Ellen Byrerrum
Stella Cameron
Lee Child
Meg Chittenden
Lowen Clausen
Tim Cockey
Margaret Coel
Max Allan Collins
Michael Collins
Michael Connelly
John Connolly 
Tom Corcoran
Nancy J. Cohen
Colin Cotterill
Philip R. Craig
Robert Crais
Mary Daheim
Chari Davenport
Jeffery Deaver
Jo Dereske
William Deverell
Deborah Donnelly
Tim Dorsey
Robert Dugoni
Carola Dunn
John Dunning
Barry Eisler
Aaron Elkins
Earl Emerson
Loren D. Estleman
Linda Fairstein
Robert Ferrigno
Joseph Finder
Bill Fitzhugh
Jasper Fforde
Elizabeth George
Victor Gischler
Lee Goldberg
Sue Grafton
Nicola Griffith
Michael Gruber
James W. Hall
Denise Hamilton
Steve Hamilton
Charlaine Harris
Pete Hautman
Richard Hawke
Vicki Hendricks
Carl Hiaasen
Reginald Hill
Tony Hillerman
David Hosp
Stephen Hunter
Jane Isenberg
Jon A. Jackson
Joshilyn Jackson
Lisa Jackson
P.D. James
J.A. Jance
Craig Johnson
Larry Karp
Philip Kerr
Laurie R. King  
Kate Kingsbury
Leslie S. Klinger
Jayne Ann Krentz  
William Kent Krueger
William Landay
Joe R. Lansdale
Michael Lawson
Dennis Lehane
Elmore Leonard
John Lescroart
Hailey Lind
David Lindsey
Laura Lippman
Ron Lovell
Gayle Lynds
Philip Margolin
Margaret Maron
Steve Martini
Ann Maxwell/Elizabeth Lowell
Peter May
Ed McBain
Sharyn McCrumb
Skye Moody
Chris Mooney  
Deborah Morgan
Walter Mosely
Marcia Muller
John J. Nance
Kris Nelscott
Sharan Newman
Joan Opyr
Robert B. Parker
T. Jefferson Parker
P.J. Parrish
Ridley Pearson
George Pelecanos
Anne Perry
Thomas Perry
Elizabeth Peters
Keith Raffel
Ian Rankin
Cornelia Read
Kathy Reichs
J.D. Rhoades
Candace Robb
Peter Robinson
Michael Robotham
David Rosenfelt
Greg Rucka  
S.J. Rozan
Ann Rule
Leslie Rule
James Sallis
John Sandford
Dylan Schaffer
Lisa Scottoline
Barbara Seranella
Jenny Siler
Michael Simon
Elizabeth Sims
Michael Slade
Karin Slaughter
Patricia Smiley
Alexander McCall Smith
Jessica Speart
Julia Spencer-Fleming
Dana Stabenow
Jason Starr
P.J. Tracy
Louise Ure
Andrew Vachss
Lono Waiwaiole
Jess Walter
Minette Walters
Donald E. Westlake
Randy Wayne White
Stephen White
Kate Wilhelm
John Morgan Wilson
Don Winslow
Jacqueline Winspear
Brian Wiprud
Edward Wright
L.R. Wright

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