• The Joys of Mystery Fiction's Most Enduring Tropes

    Abandoned islands, manor houses, and retired military men. They all serve a purpose in classic detective fiction.

    Read More

    What Scares a Thriller Writer?

    I’m afraid of everything. Well, almost everything. Puppies and cupcakes, for instance, are fine. I’m afraid of appendicitis,...

    Support CrimeReads - Become a Member

    CrimeReads needs your help. The mystery world is vast, and we need your support to cover it the way it deserves. With your contribution, you'll gain access to exclusive newsletters, editors' recommendations, early book giveaways, and our new "Well, Here's to Crime" tote bag.

    Become a member for as low as $5/month