April 2010 (Issue 314)

 

 

COVER STORY

LISA JACKSON
This master of suspense takes a break from her beloved series and ups the fear factor for her new single-title thriller.

A MOMENT IN CRIME
From detective novels to police procedurals to forensic thrillers, find out why crime pays big on TV and in books.

 

FEATURES

IN THE MINDS OF MYSTERY MASTERS
Q&As with authors at Bouchercon, the largest fan-based mystery convention in the U.S., about books, extravagances and dead bodies.
RISING STARS OF CRIME FICTION
Meet some of the genre's top newcomers, and discover who's hot outside of the U.S.
TV-INSPIRED READING
Love Law and Order: SVU? Hankering for more Castle? Check out our guide for books that complement your favorite crime shows.
SCOTT TUROW
From legal eagle to writing machine, Turow talks with romantic suspense author Laura Griffin about his new thriller, Innocent.
RICHELLE MEAD
With three ongoing series, the urban fantasy author discusses happy endings, and how to get there when you're a succubus.
LISA VALDEZ
After nearly five years, this historical author rewards readers' Patience with her long-awaited sequel to Passion.

FAN FORUM: Reader Columns

Tidbits and Gossip
Series Rap Sheet
Book Sleuth
Paperback Roundup

TEEN SCENE

DAVID LEVITHAN AND JOHN GREEN
Two Wills, two blockbuster authors, one new book.
ELIZABETH SCOTT
Scott talks female friendship and The Unwritten Rule we all live by.

PROS ON PROSE

WRITING THE COZY MYSTERY
Joanne Fluke, author of the Hannah Swensen mysteries, describes how she crafts her series.
THE TAMI HOAG METHOD
This superstar of suspense explains how author friends can enhance your writing.
THE WRITING JOURNEY
Jennifer Madsen returns and wonders what to do to get her writing in gear.

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