- Detective's Notebook. Miller, Marvin // Boys' Life;Aug2003, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p13
Presents a mystery story.
- WHODUNIT? WHO CARES? Dingus, Anne; Walker, Mary Willis // Texas Monthly;Nov2000, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p134
Criticizes modern mystery novels. Historical context of the genre; Biggest problem with modern mysteries; Character that exemplifies the unfortunate trend in mystery writing. INSET: I CARE I'm a mystery writer, and I..., by Mary Willis Walker.
- A Few Hints and Warnings About Writing Mystery Novels. Butler, Gwendoline // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Nov99, Vol. 112 Issue 11, p12
Gives tips on writing mystery novels. Characteristics of a mystery novel; Need for the presence of trust between the writer and the reader; How minor characters can present a problem.
- Goodbye Miss Marple, Farewell Sam Spade. Leitch, Thomas // Kirkus Reviews;12/15/2002, Vol. 70 Issue 24, p1781
Deals with the emergence of mystery fictions that are neither labeled as cozy nor hardboiled. Context of cozy- and hardboiled-labeled mysteries; Top mystery writers.
- POLICE BLOTTER. Vicarel, Jo Ann // Library Journal;6/1/2006, Vol. 131 Issue 10, p92
The increase in numbers of police related novels which are based in countries other than the United States is discussed. Mention is made of police novels which are based in Norway, Barcelona and Laos. Previously these types of novels were seen as staples in British and American fiction.
- mystery. Jacobsen, Teresa L. // Library Journal;7/1/2012, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p58
An introduction is presented for a section of book reviews that highlights mystery and detective novels such as "Invisible Country" by Annamaria Alfieri, "Hot Seat" by Timothy Hallinan, and "Deadly Politics" by Maggie Sefton.
- Mystery...detective...suspense... Veit, Henri C. // Library Journal;3/1/1977, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p635
Reviews several books on mystery and detective stories. 'A Capitol Crime,' by Lawrence Meyer; 'With a Vengeance,' by Gerald DiPego; 'Closet Bones,' by Thomas Bunn; 'Street 8,' by Douglas Fairbairn; 'McGarr and the Politician's Wife,' by Bartholomew Gill; 'Tallant for Trouble,' by Andrew York;...
- prepub mystery. Kim, Ann // Library Journal;7/1/2008, Vol. 133 Issue 12, p50
The article lists mystery books yet to be published, including "Six Geese A-Slaying: A Meg Langslow Mystery," by Donna Andrews, "Once Were Cops," by Ken Bruen, and "Year of the Dog: A Detective Jack Yu Investigation," by Henry Chang.
- TRUE DETECTIVE. Kemp, Viccy // Library Journal;4/1/2016, Vol. 141 Issue 6, p71
The article offers an introduction to a series of reviews of detective and mystery books.