A Jack Reacher Thriller
On October 25, 2022, No Plan B by Lee and Andrew Child is the 27th in the Jack Reacher series hit the stores. No Plan B was co-written by Lee Child and his brother, Andrew Child. Click here for a list of all the novels in the series.
Lee Child is one of the world’s leading thriller writers. Born in Coventry in 1954, he now lives in New York. They’ve reported that one of his Jack Reacher novels is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. Continue reading
Mystery Readers International Presents the Macavity Awards
Here is a list of the 2022 Macavity Award winners that were announced at the opening ceremonies of Bouchercon 2022 in Minneapolis. The Macavity Awards are a literary award for mystery writers. They are nominated and voted on by the members of the Mystery Readers International. The award is named for the ‘mystery cat’ of T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.
The 2022 Macavity Awards winners are:
Opening a Mystery welcomes you and we hope we have a little something for everyone. Spring is coming. The clock has changed. Now we actually have an afternoon to enjoy. If you’ve been coming home from work in the dark, I’m sure you are doubly happy.
We are seeing a great time to be a crime fiction lover. Whether it is people looking back at the classics, or the number of future best-sellers that are coming out in the next few weeks, there is a little something, whether a book or a show, for everyone.
Lee Cobb’s Reacher
Let’s start with Lee Lofland’s review of the first episode of Reacher. Reacher is the hero created by Lee Child, a powerful, quiet, no-nonsense type of guy. When trouble finds him, trouble is always sorry.
Lee Lofland is a former police investigator, former police academy instructor trainer, and acts as a consultant for several best-selling authors. He is also the founder and host for the Writers Police Academy. The Academy is a chance for authors to meet and receive training from trainers for law enforcement officers. I got to go to it a few years ago, and it was a blast. Continue reading