The former Pinkerton had an ear for dialogue and an eye for intrigue.
After the great detective's supposed death, Arthur Conan Doyle's brother-in-law created a Victorian antihero in Gentleman Thief A.J. Raffles.
These schemes promised millions–so long as the perpetrators could get away with it.
After complaining of boredom as a teen, Robert Goldsborough's mother gave him a Nero Wolfe story to read, not realizing she had just helped continue a legacy.
Best-selling author Jon Land breaks down the genre into 4 killer ingredients.
This literary love affair has lasted a lifetime.
"The detective must not himself commit the crime."
An Interview with Japanese Shizuko Natsuki, who defied Japanese tradition to become an award-winning mystery writer.
Uncover the dark side of libraries, bookshops, and rare manuscripts.
Edward Bunker’s life of crime and incarceration strongly influenced both his writing and acting careers.
The celebrated scribe behind the Chief Inspector Wexford mysteries sits down for a revealing interview.