Clive Cussler, Author of the Dirk Pitt Novels Dies at Age 88
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Clive Cussler, Author of the Dirk Pitt Novels Dies at Age 88

Clive Cussler, the author of the bestselling adventure series Dirk Pitt, passed away on Monday, February 24, at the age of 88. While the cause of death has not been confirmed yet, the author’s wife, Janet Horvath, shared on Twitter, It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that my husband Clive…

Author Guest Post: How One Author Keeps Her Mysteries Fresh By Patricia Fry
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Author Guest Post: How One Author Keeps Her Mysteries Fresh By Patricia Fry

Patricia Fry is the author of 66 books in her mystery series, 24 of them are cozy mysteries in the Klepto Cat Mystery series. This series features Rags, an ordinary cat with some extraordinary habits. He can’t keep his paws off of other people’s things. Some of the items he finds become clues in the…

Author Guest Post: The Enduring Mystery of the Knights Templar By James Becker
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Author Guest Post: The Enduring Mystery of the Knights Templar By James Becker

James Becker is the author of The Lost Treasure of the Templars thriller trilogy featuring the adventures of antiquarian bookseller Robin Jessop and encryption expert David Mallory. The books in the series are The Lost Treasure Of The Templars, The Templar Archive and coming to The Brotherhood Of The Skull (coming out early next year). This guest…

Author Guest Post: Why Spies Lie by DS Kane
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Author Guest Post: Why Spies Lie by DS Kane

D.S. Kane is the pseudonym under which David Spiselman writes his spy novels. He is a former intelligence operative who had his cover blown at some point, a fact which made him cautiously switch gears from spy work to consultant work and later to writing books. D.S. Kane is now crafting clever spy fiction that exposes the way…

Stephen King Awarded National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama

Stephen King Awarded National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama

Stephen King, the prolific thriller/horror novelist will receive this year the 2014 National Medal of Arts award, presented to him by the US president Barack Obama September 10. He is indeed one of the biggest novelists of the century, and this award is a tribute to his excellent writing and storytelling skills. He is cited to be…

Author Guest Post: On Creating A New Series at Age 64
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Author Guest Post: On Creating A New Series at Age 64

With this post, I am introducing a new feature on Mystery Sequels: author guest posts. These posts are exclusively written by mystery book authors and they focus on the art of writing, their creative process, their books, or any other relevant topic which allows us to learn more about our favorite mystery writers without the…

The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014 Winners Announced
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The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014 Winners Announced

This year The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards were given out at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on the 24th of October, yesterday. Hosted by Bradley Walsh, the event drew in lots of great mystery and thriller authors, actors, actresses, producers and directors in a very glamorous setting. The ceremony enters its 7th successive year, in collaboration…