2010 Edgar Nominees Announced

The 2010 Edgar Award nominees were announced by the Mystery Writers of America. There are two fantasies in the YA category: 7 Souls by Barnabas Miller & Jordan Orlando (Delacorte) and Dust City by Robert Paul Weston (Razorbill). Expiration Date by Duane Swiercynski (Minotaur), a fantasy, has been nominated in the Best Paperback Original category.

2010 Grand Master Sara Paretsky is one of ours as well.  For additional nominees in ...Read More

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Yesterday’s Horrors

While thinking about horror stories for a forthcoming post, I stumbled upon the Gaslight Archive, a repository for out-of-copyright stories “from the genres of mystery, adventure and the Weird”. (There’s also a discussion list attached, but it appears to be defunct.) The archive includes Charles Dickens’s “The Signal-Man” (1866), Thomas Hardy’s “The Three Strangers” (1903), Robert Hichens’s “How Love Came To Professor Guildea” (1900), E T A Hoffman’s “The Sandman” ...Read More

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