Free Ann Cleeves Murder Mystery Game!

Free Ann Cleeves Murder Mystery Game!

To celebrate the forthcoming publication of THE GLASS ROOM (book #5 in the Vera Stanhope series, on sale 4/24 simultaneously in hardcover and trade paperback), Ann Cleeves developed a murder mystery game to be performed at libraries and bookstores! The script is designed to be read by four actors, and directions on how to stage […]

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2015 Agatha Award Nominees

2015 Agatha Award Nominees

#ThrillerThursday BONUS: Macmillan has five nominees for the 2015 Agatha Awards! Best Contemporary Novel: THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books) WHAT YOU SEE by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge Books) Best Historical Novel: THE MASQUE OF A MURDERER by Susanna Calkins (Minotaur Books) Best First Novel: DEATH OF A DISHONORABLE GENTLEMAN by […]

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Thriller Thursday (5/7/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (5/7/15 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday! First some news: Hank Phillippi Ryan’ s TRUTH BE TOLD won the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel! This is the second year in a row Ryan has won Best Contemporary Novel, and she also won another Agatha for a non-fiction anthology she edited for Sisters in Crime. Better yet, she’ll be […]

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2014 Agatha Award Nominees

2014 Agatha Award Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday, friends! Malice Domestic recently announced the nominees for the 2014 Agatha Awards and our beastie friends at Minotaur are leading the pack! Best Contemporary Novel: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE EMUS by Donna Andrews (Minotaur Books) A DEMON SUMMER by G.M. Malliet (Minotaur Books) TRUTH BE TOLD by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge […]

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2013 Agatha Awards nominees!

2013 Agatha Awards nominees!

Malice Domestic logoMalice Domestic recently announced the nominees for the 2013 Agatha Awards and we're very proud to have five great traditional mysteries in the running:

Best Contemporary Novel:

THROUGH THE EVIL DAYS by Julia Spencer-Fleming 
PAGAN SPRING by G.M. Malliet 
HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN by Louise Penny 
THE WRONG GIRL by Hank Phillippi Ryan 

Best Nonfiction:

THE HOUR OF PERIL: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War by Daniel Stashower

Additionally, Joan Hess (MURDER AS A SECOND LANGUAGE) is receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award!

The winners will be announced at the 2013 Agatha Awards banquet to be held on May 3, 2014. 

See the full list of 2013 Agatha Award nominees here. Congratulations to all nominees! [...]

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