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  • American Crime Writers League
    The ACWL was formed in the late 1980s by a group of writers who wanted a private forum for exchanging ideas, complaining about almost everything, and trying to understand this decidedly wacky business.

  • Crime Boss
    Dedicated to crime comics of the 1940s and 1950s such as Authentic Police Cases and Crime Does Not Pay. Check out the cover art.

  • Crime Fiction
    Guide to writers of crime fiction and their works.

  • Crime Writers of Canada
    National association for professional practitioners of the crime writing genre in Canada. The CWC exists to provide a forum for the views of its members; a structure for socializing and maintaining links among members throughout Canada, the United States and Europe; and as a device to promote the publishing and sale of works created, edited, and published by its members.

  • Ellroy Confidential
    Everything James Ellroy.

  • John Baker's Fiction Pages
    Site of British crime and mystery novelist, John Baker

  • Official Website of Andrew Vachss
    Official website of crime-fiction novelist, child protection consultant, and children's attorney Andrew Vachss; an enormous resource on all matters of child abuse and neglect.

  • Tony Harries Crime Writer
    Tony Harries, the former Secretary to Sherlock Holmes has taken up his pen and started to write crime thrillers. Check them out on his website

  • Twists, Slugs and Roscoe
    A glossery of hard-boiled slang ala Phillip Marlowe, Sam Spade, and other private dicks.

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