The Art of Sherlock Holmes – USA Special Edition

The Art of Sherlock Holmes – USA Special Edition The Art of Sherlock Holmes-USA Edition 1 is truly unique. While there have been literally hundreds of Holmes pastiches written (even a few of mine), before our first volume, The Art of Sherlock Homes-West Palm Beach, there had never been a volume where Holmes short stories […]

The Top Ten Yuletide Mysteries Part II

The Top Ten Yuletide Mysteries Part II

The Top Ten Yuletide Mysteries Part II   An English Murder, Cyril Hare, 1951 I know this stocking is positively sagging with British books, but the Brits essentially invented both the Christmas holiday and the Christmas mystery, of which this is a ripping example. In real life, its author, Cyril Hare, was Gordon Clark, the […]

The Lost Art of Gratitude

The Lost Art of Gratitude

The Lost Art of Gratitude The Lost Art of Gratitude latest book from one of the most talented authors of the past decade. Alexander McCall Smith’s wildly popular 44 Scotland Street series chronicles life in a corner of Edinburgh brimming with wit and humor. Newlywed painter and sometime somnambulist Angus Lordie might be sleepwalking his way […]

The Revolving Door of Life

The Revolving Door of Life

The Revolving Door of Life The Revolving Door of Life is the latest book from one of the most talented authors of the past decade. Alexander McCall Smith’s wildly popular 44 Scotland Street series chronicles life in a corner of Edinburgh brimming with wit and humor. Newlywed painter and sometime somnambulist Angus Lordie might be sleepwalking […]

Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers

Bertie’s Guide to Life and Mothers

Bertie’s Guide to Life and Mothers Alexander McCall Smith’s wildly popular 44 Scotland Street series chronicles life in a corner of Edinburgh brimming with wit and humor. Newlywed painter and sometime somnambulist Angus Lordie might be sleepwalking his way into trouble with Animal Welfare when he lets his dog Cyril drink a bit too much […]

Kwik Krimes edited by Otto Penzler

Entire novels are often written about a single crime, detailing every gruesome, dark detail until the last drop of blood spatters across the page. Yet in this mystery anthology, renowned editor and author Otto Penzler weaves together to heart-stopping effect more than ninety tales of brutality, terror, and unexpected demise, with each story told in […]

Press Releases

Strand Magazine Critics Awards Press Releases And the Nominees are… Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the Critics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists, from news venues such as The Washington Post, LA Times, Chicago Sun Times, Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, CNN, The Guardian, and several […]