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How to write a mystery : a handbook from Mystery Writers of America

From the most successful mystery writers in the business, an invaluable guide to crafting mysteries--from character development and plot to procedurals and thrillers--a must-have for every aspiring mystery writer.

A midsummer night's scream : a Jane Jeffry mystery —Churchill, Jill, 1943-

When Jane's best friend Shelley and her husband buy a run-down theatre and donate it to the drama department of the local university, they set the stage for murder.

The lineup : the world's greatest crime writers tell the inside story of their greatest detectives

Shares the stories behind the creations of many of the mystery genre's most popular characters, revealing the inspirations for such examples as Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch and Alexander McCall Smith's Precious Ramotsw...

Writing & selling your mystery novel : the complete guide to mystery, suspense, & crime —Ephron, Hallie, author.

A fully updated and thoroughly revised edition of WD's classic tome on mystery writing, the first edition of which was a finalist for an Edgar Award, the biggest honour in mystery-writing circles. In the decade since the...

How to write a damn good mystery : a practical step-by-step guide from inspiration to finished manuscript —Frey, James N.

"Frey urges writers to aim high - not to try to write a good-enough-to-get-published mystery, but a damn good mystery. A damn good mystery is first a dramatic novel, Frey insists - a dramatic novel with living, breathing...

Maggie by the book —Michaels, Kasey.

Coerced by Alexandre Drake--one of her fictional characters who has become all too real--to attend the WAR (We Are Romance) conference, mystery writer Maggie Kelly is faced with murderous fanatics, backstabbing colleague...

Sleuth : Gail Bowen on writing mysteries —Bowen, Gail, 1942- author.

"A smart, practical, and often funny guide for those who aspire to write mysteries, Sleuth reveals the secrets of the genre by a bestselling and award-winning author. Gail Bowen shows how to map out a plot, plant page-tu...

Maggie needs an alibi —Michaels, Kasey.

Mystery writer Maggie Kelly sees her fantasy man come to life... right before a couple of her colleagues meet very untimely deaths.

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