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Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction
Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction
by Patricia Highsmith
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Patricia Highsmith, author of Strangers On a Train, The Talented Mr.Ripley, Found In The Street, and many other books, is known as one of the finest suspense novelists. In this book, she analyzes the key elements of suspense fiction, drawing upon her own... (read more)

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Howdunit: How Crimes Are Committed and Solved
Howdunit: How Crimes Are Committed and Solved
by John Boertlein
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This is the ultimate reference on the dark worlds of criminals and those who oppose them. Readers will learn how crimes are plotted, committed, investigated and solved.... (read more)

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Scene of the Crime: A Writer's Guide to Crime-Scene Investigations (Howdunit Writing)
Scene of the Crime: A Writer's Guide to Crime-Scene Investigations (Howdunit Writing)
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Never before has such specialized information been so thoroughly compiled and easily accessible to writers! Each book is written by a professional in their respective field, providing the inside details that writers need to weave a credible -- and... (read more)

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Armed and Dangerous: A Writer's Guide to Weapons
Armed and Dangerous: A Writer's Guide to Weapons
by Michael Newton
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Describes weapons used by criminals, police, soldiers, terrorists, and hunters, and briefly traces the development of firearms and explosives.... (read more)

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Missing Persons: A Writer's Guide to Finding the Lost, the Abducted and the Escaped (Howdunit Writing)
Missing Persons: A Writer's Guide to Finding the Lost, the Abducted and the Escaped (Howdunit Writing)
by Fay Faron
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Never before has such specialized information been so thoroughly compiled and easily accessible to writers! Each book is written by a professional in their respective field, providing the inside details that writers need to weave a credible -- and... (read more)

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How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author
How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author
by Janet Evanovich
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How many people would kill to be a bestselling novelist? Especially one like Janet Evanovich.Writers want to know how a bestselling author thinks, writes, plans, and dreams her books. And they are primed for a book from Janet Evanovich that tells, in a... (read more)

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A Miscellany of Murder: From History and Literature to True Crime and Television, a Killer Selection of Trivia
A Miscellany of Murder: From History and Literature to True Crime and Television, a Killer Selection of Trivia
by Monday Murder Club
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Why do they call Adelaide, Australia the City of Corpses? How many people did Agatha Christie kill with her pen? What was Jack the Ripper's supposed occupation? There's nothing like a little murder to challenge the dark side of your brain. This dastardly... (read more)

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Cause of Death a Writers Guide To Death Murder & Forensic Medicine
Cause of Death a Writers Guide To Death Murder & Forensic Medicine
by Keith D Wilson
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Never before has such specialized information been so thoroughly compiled and easily accessible to writers! Each book is written by a professional in their respective field, providing the inside details that writers need to weave a credible -- and... (read more)

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Speaking of Murder (Trade Pbk)
Speaking of Murder (Trade Pbk)
by Edward Gorman
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More than twenty in-depth interviews from Stephen King, Patricia Cornwell, Mary Higgins Clark, Sue Grafton, and many more.... (read more)

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How to Try a Murder
How to Try a Murder
by Michael Kurland
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The Handbook for Armchair Lawyers From evidence to ex parte, learn how the prosecution and the defense plan their cases.... (read more)

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Murder One: A Writer's Guide to Homicide
Murder One: A Writer's Guide to Homicide
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Detecting Women: A Reader's Guide and Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Women
Detecting Women: A Reader's Guide and Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Women
by Willetta Heising
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The bedside companion to crime
The bedside companion to crime
by H R F Keating
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Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong: Reopening the Case of the Hound of the Baskervilles
Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong: Reopening the Case of the Hound of the Baskervilles
by Pierre Bayard
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Mystery!: A Celebration
Mystery!: A Celebration
by Ron Miller
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 298) and index.... (read more)

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Detecting women :a reader's guide and checklist for mystery series written by women
Detecting women :a reader's guide and checklist for mystery series written by women
by Willetta Heising
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Private Lives of Private Eyes
Private Lives of Private Eyes
by Otto Penzler
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Includes bibliographies, filmographies, and index.... (read more)

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Detecting Women 2: A Reader's Guide & Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Women
Detecting Women 2: A Reader's Guide & Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Women
by Willetta L Heising
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-362) and index.... (read more)

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Writing Crime Fiction
Writing Crime Fiction
by H R F Keating
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