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Hoot to Kill by Karen Dudley

Saturday, Sep 15, 2007 at 12:39pm

I'll admit it, I am more of a crime fiction fan than a mystery fan. Give me the seedy grit of Jim Thompson, Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. So imagine my surprise when Winnipeg's Karen Dudley managed to completely engage me with her debut novel Hoot to Kill.

Categories: Reviews, Staff Pick, Mystery & Crime


Scalped: A Review

Thursday, Sep 06, 2007 at 8:29pm

With Vertigo's acclaimed series 100 Bullets winding to a close, Scalped is standing ready to become its next great graphic crime series.

Categories: Reviews, Mystery & Crime


A Crooked Little Review

Thursday, Sep 06, 2007 at 7:50pm

Warren Ellis is a madman. And I mean this in the best possible way. Private detective and weirdness magnet Michael McGill awakens to a huge brown rat urinating in his coffee mug. This is as good as his life will get for the majority of Crooked Little Vein's madcap narrative.

Categories: Reviews, SciFi & Fantasy, Mystery & Crime


Barry Shortlist Announced

Monday, Jul 23, 2007 at 12:38pm

Deadly Pleasures and Mystery News have announced the contenders for the fan-driven 2007 Barry Awards. The winners will be announced in late September.

Found via The Rap Sheet

Nominees after the jump

Categories: Awards, Mystery & Crime


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