Here Comes Italian Noir: Glass Souls By Maurizio De Giovanni

Maurizio De Giovanni was born in Naples in 1958 and has spent the majority of his life living and working there. In 2005 he decided to join a Porsche Italia competition reserved for giallo novelists, and that’s where he came up with the character of Commissario Ricciardi, main protagonist of his first short story, “I…

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Great Serial Killer Debut: Dead Gone By Luca Veste

As a former editor of the Spinetingler Award-nominated anthology Off the Record, Luca Veste knows a lot about writing. This experience shows itself in his great new serial killer debut mystery Dead Gone. This amazing novel has a gripping plot and an unpredictable story-line  which is impossible to put down. A Brief Summary:  Detectives David…

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Mystery Tribune’s Top 10 Police Procedural Picks of 2013

The year 2013 is ending and it’s time for us to release our Top 10 lists for different mystery sub-genres: In this first list, we are presenting you with our police procedural picks. We define police procedural novels as “a sub-genre of detective fiction which attempts to convincingly depict the activities of a police force…

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Review: A Vine In The Blood By Leighton Gage

Right out of the oven, “A Vine in the Blood” by Leighton Gage is the newest in the Chief Inspector Mario Silva stories. This time, Gage blends his story with Soccer (or football outside United States): It is the eve of the FIFA World Cup, the globe’s premier sporting event and the host country is…

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