Blog

The Edgars are announced

  • Posted on: 10 February 2011
  • By: mysterylovescompany

It has been a while but The Mystery Writers of America have announced the Edgar nominees for BEST NOVEL


Caught by Harlan Coben (Penguin Group USA - Dutton)

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin (HarperCollins – William Morrow)

Faithful Place by Tana French (Penguin Group USA - Viking)

The Queen of Patpong by Timothy Hallinan (HarperCollins – William Morrow)

The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton (Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books)

GOLD DAGGER SHORTLIST

  • Posted on: 24 July 2010
  • By: mysterylovescompany

Hi,
The Gold Dagger Award shortlist was just announced. Favorites by Denise Mina, George Pelecanos, James Lee Burke and the book I blogged about this month by Patricia Duncker THE STRANGE CASE OF THE COMPOSER AND HIS JUDGE are listed with other worthy nominees on the Crime Writers Association's web site.http://www.thecwa.co.uk/daggers/2010/index.html


Congratulations to all nominees.
Kathy
Mystery Loves Company

Agatha nominations 2009

  • Posted on: 19 February 2010
  • By: mysterylovescompany

Hi there.
Here are the Agatha Award Nominees 2009. Congrats to all the talented nominees.
More on the website: www.malicedomestic.org
Hope to see you at the dealer's room @ Malice.
Be safe and warm with a "cuppa tea."
Kathy

Best Novel:
Swan for the Money by Donna Andrews (St. Martin’s Minotaur)
Bookplate Special by Lorna Barrett (Berkley Prime Crime)
Royal Flush by Rhys Bowen (Berkley Prime Crime)
A Brutal Telling by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)

We're on Facebook X2

  • Posted on: 16 January 2010
  • By: mysterylovescompany

E-Friends and Fans,
Mystery Loves Company is now on Facebook. Just go to www.facebook.com sign up and search "Mystery Loves Company Booksellers - Oxford" and become a Fan! Or "Kathy Harig" and become a Friend. You'll receive all the new releases and updates to our web page. We will be unveiling a new web page soon and you'll be the first to know..about everything.

If you can't visit us at the store I've loaded some pictures taken in Oxford.

Best selling books of 2009 at MLC

  • Posted on: 8 January 2010
  • By: mysterylovescompany

Hi,
Notice I headed this Best Selling of 2009 in Oxford. Mostly hardbacks, and not all mysteries.
I'll count them down for you.
Drum roll please....
10. GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO by Steig Larsson
9. LANGUAGE OF BEES by Laurie King
8. SWAN FOR THE MONEY by Donna Andrews
7. LADIES OF LIBERTY by Cokie Roberts
6. WE ARE OUR MOTHERS DAUGHTERS by Cokie Roberts
5. RECIPES AND RECOLLECTIONS THE OXFORD COOKBOOK
4. THE LEAVING by Sue Ellen Thompson
3. THE EIGHT by Katherine Neville
4. PORT OF ENTRY OXFORD

Pages