Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Mystery, Suspense, and Thrillers

Food for thought and discussion as well as a little between-patrons investigation:
(title unknown)from The Reader's Advisor Online Blog by Cindy Orr

ThrillerFest Reports
The International Thriller Writers ThrillerFest was held last week. Check our reports here, here, and here.

Would True Crime Readers Enjoy Police Procedurals?
That’s the question posed by Sarah Weinman in the LA Times. Weinman’s article talks about Douglas Preston’s true crime book The Monster of Florence, as well as his thrillers written with Lincoln Child (Relic, etc.). Michael Connelly has also written mysteries (the Harry Bosch series) as well as a true crime book titled Crime Beat: A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers.

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