Postcards from Three Pines

Postcards from Three Pines

“In the lead-up to KINGDOM OF THE BLIND coming out November 27th, I’ve looked back on the previous books with some amazement. For thirteen years we’ve been visiting the little Quebec village together. I went back over my notes, and it got me thinking that you might like to know how it all happened. So, […]

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2017 Anthony Award Nominees

2017 Anthony Award Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday! First, congrats to our 2017 Anthony Award nominees: Best Novel A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny Best First Novel DESIGN FOR DYING by Renee Patrick The winners will be announced at Bouchercon on October 15. Now on to this week’s new mysteries: PERISH THE DAY by John Farrow The “excellent”* final volume in […]

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Booklist Mystery Month 2017!

Booklist Mystery Month 2017!

May is Mystery Month at Booklist! Check out our recent mystery award winners (plus Talia’s “Spring the Trap: Mysteries That Won’t Let Go” webinar titles) and see which Macmillan titles made Booklist‘s “Best of” reading lists for 2017. The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2017 (full list) — Top 10 Crime Novels & Best Crime Fiction […]

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2016 Agatha & Lefty Award Winners

2016 Agatha & Lefty Award Winners

Happy #ThrillerThursday, friends! First, congrats to our MWA Grand Masters Ellen Hart (FEVER IN THE DARK/The Jane Lawless Mysteries, Minotaur Books) and Max Allan Collins (BETTER DEAD, Forge Books), who were officially announced as part of the 2017 Edgar Award winners! Congratulations to our 2016 Agatha Award winners Best Contemporary Novel: A GREAT RECKONING by Louise […]

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Cultural Inspirations from Three Pines

Cultural Inspirations from Three Pines

“In the bedroom Clara picked up the well-worn book beside Jane’s bed, C.S. Lewis’s, Surprised by Joy. It smelled of Floris.” — from STILL LIFE Readers of Louise Penny’s Inspector Armand Gamache series know that art and culture play a big a role in her satisfying mysteries. Minotaur Books invites you to explore creative works […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/9/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/9/17 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday! First, some nice awards news: three Minotaur titles have been nominated for the 2017 Barry Awards: Best Novel A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny Best Thriller THE ONE MAN by Andrew Gross COLLECTING THE DEAD by Spencer Kope The readers of Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine will vote on these nominations and the award […]

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2017 Audie Awards Finalists (& Winners!)

2017 Audie Awards Finalists (& Winners!)

Have you heard the great news? Macmillan Audio has 10 finalists in the 2017 Audie Awards! UPDATE 6/2/17: Congratulations to our 2017 Audie Award winners I’M JUDGING YOU written/read by Luvvie Ajayi (Humor) & DIRTY by Kylie Scott, read by Andi Arndt (Romance)! *** BOYS IN THE TREES written/read by Carly Simon is a finalist for Audiobook […]

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Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians. We have SO MUCH great mystery awards news for you, with our nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards, the 2016 Agatha Awards, and the 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards, plus a special CWA Diamond Dagger honoree! 2017 Edgar Award nominees (full list) — honoring the best in mystery Best Fact […]

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NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists: ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay (Staff Picks, Realistic Fiction, Tales From Around the World) ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders (It’s All Geek to Me, Love Stories, Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy) […]

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