Our next issue is being picked up at the binders tomorrow (Friday) and all things working right it should be at the mailing service and in the post Wed.
We have a bunch of great interviews in this issue icluding cover girl Laura Lippman and Stephen King. Also multiple award winner Rhys Bowen has written an exclusive short story for us. You will also see our multi media man Jeremy up front with an editorial.
This issue puts us into our fourth year with Crimespree. It feels like just yesterday we got started, and let me tell you, we're just getting started!
Heres a look at what's coming
From the Editor by Jeremy Lynch
On The Road with Anthony Rainone
Under The Radar by Richard Katz
Thrilled To Death by M. Diane Vogt
The Day Job Jumpstart by Lori Andrews
Giving Good Interview by Carl Brookins
Footprints: Richard Prather , You Don’t Know Dick by Ruth Jordan
Cover Story – Laura Lippman Interview by Sujata Massey
Fiction: Someone Is Going To Die Tonight by Rhys Bowen
John Harvey Interview by Mark Billingham
Bookstore Spotlight: Mysterious Galaxy by Cameron Hughes
Interview with Stephen King by by Jon Jordan
Conversation with Bill Bryan and Tom Straw
Fiction: The Last Time I Die by Johhny Bassoff
Robert Ferrigno Interview by by Tim Maleeny
Reed Farrel Coleman on censorship
Spencer-Fleming for Hire
Eye On Hollywood by Jeremy Lynch
Fiction: Mesopotamia by Tribe
Crimespree on Comics by Jon
Cooking With Crimespree with Alafair Burke
This issue also will see our page count increase by four pages every issue.
This one also has an extra two pages added on the New Mstery Festival in Ownesboro Kentucky taking place in June. Ruth and I will be there, as will Ruth's Bouchercon Co-Chair Judy Bobolik.
The girls will also be in Baltimore next week Tuesday through Thursday setting up some Bouchercon stuff. If you're in the area and are interested in being a volunteer drop us a line.
And if you get a chance check out the latest Mystery Scene, great stuff including Ian Rankin on the cover. The latest Mystery News has all the usual great stuff, plus a nice piece on our January cover boy Sean Chercover. Deadly Pleasures has a real nice piece on British mysteries. And if that's not enough, the latest Mystery Readers Journal has articles by some of our regulars, including Reed Farrel Coleman and Ayo.