Crime Fiction and the Indie Contribution

Crime Fiction and the Indie Contribution

Serial killers, private eyes, cops, and bodies inhabit this guide to crime fiction in the electronic age, where reading habits are undergoing change with the growing use of e-books and e-readers. The focus is on e-books and the independent authors, known as indies, who write them, and the aim is to introduce indie crime fiction to discerning e-book readers. This guide considers murder and mystery, from the cosy to the noir, and how it has developed over the years, stretching from The Newgate Calendars, through the dime novels and penny dreadfuls, covering the golden age authors typified by Agatha Christie, the hard-boiled era of Hammett and Chandler, and on to the modern crime and thriller novels. As well as sections on e-books and e-readers, the indie author and publisher, and publishing options, there are sections on many subgenres of crime fiction including mystery, cosy, romantic suspense, historical, paranormal/supernatural, psychological, humour, medical, legal, political, hard-boiled, female sleuths, police procedural, noir/dark, tartan noir, and serial killers. Chris Longmuir is an award winning novelist. Her crime novels have won the Pitlochry Award, and the Dundee International Book Prize.

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Crime Fiction and the Indie Contribution
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Chris Longmuir
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-09 - Publisher: CreateSpace

Serial killers, private eyes, cops, and bodies inhabit this guide to crime fiction in the electronic age, where reading habits are undergoing change with the gr
Devil's Porridge
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Chris Longmuir
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-03 - Publisher:

Murder, mystery, and munitions. Policewoman Kirsty Campbell, and MI5 agent Beatrice, join forces to protect Sally, who can identify a saboteur. They follow a mu
The Poets & Writers Guide to the Book Deal
Language: en
Pages:
Authors:
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Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Poets & Writers Inc

Dead Wood
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Chris Longmuir
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:

Dundee International Book Prize winner 2009 Award winning crime novel set in Dundee, Scotland, A mystery and detective story which is a combination of police pr
Nuts & Bolts of Self-Publishing
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Chris Longmuir
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-10 - Publisher:

Self-help guide on self-publishing. How to create accounts, format a manuscript for ebook and paperback publication, add a TOC, acquire and register an ISBN, up
Death of a Doxy
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Chris Longmuir
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-26 - Publisher:

Dundee 1919: When the most popular girl in Big Aggie's house of pleasure is killed it sparks off a mystery with wide-reaching effects. Dundee's first policewoma
Gorge Pure Slush
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Pure Slush
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-25 - Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

A novel in stories, 33 writers weave stories about a beachside restaurant, its customers and the people who work there, all in one action-packed, hunger-filled,
Unloaded Volume 2
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: E.A. Aymar
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-16 - Publisher: Down & Out Books

The Anthony-nominated collection of crime stories without guns—the collection we didn't want to be necessary—is back for Volume 2. Two dozen more crime writ
The Death Game
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Chris Longmuir
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-29 - Publisher:

Kirsty Campbell, former suffragette and a policewoman in Britain's newly formed women's police service, returns to her home town of Dundee to become the city's
Night Watcher: Dundee Crime Series
Language: en
Pages: 325
Authors: Chris Longmuir
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-01 - Publisher: Barker & Jansen

Two stalkers -One target A mysterious stranger arrives in Dundee, with a mission to find a new Chosen One to punish. He selects Nicole, a woman with a weakness