Guts and Sinew: The Relentless Vitality of Richard Stark's Parker

Column by Bart Bishop March 29, 2016
A look back at Richard Stark's Parker, the professional thief that starred in 24 novels, and specifically 'Comeback'. Released in 1997, it was the first Parker novel in 23 years.
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Arthur Conan Doyle Letters Reveal Police Conspiracy

News by Raine Winters
The letters from Staffordshire police unveil a hidden agenda to foil the author’s pursuit of justice.
What pet should I get? Dr. Seuss

Missing Seuss/Sherlock Manuscripts Found

News by Raine Winters February 23, 2015
The world will be treated to more legendary tales penned by Dr. Seuss (aka Ted Geisel) and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: May Edition

Column by Taylor Houston May 31, 2013
Flash! (ahh-hh) It's flash fiction time!

LURID: Saucy Jack - The Ripper In Horror Fiction

Column by Karina Wilson September 28, 2012
On the anniversary of the 'double event,' Lurid takes a look at the long shadow that Jack The Ripper, the original caped crusader, has cast on horror fiction to the present day.
Publisher To Release Sexier Versions Of Classic Books

Publisher To Release Sexier Versions Of Classic Books

News by Rob Hart July 18, 2012
Thanks to 'Fifty Shades of Grey' we're getting sexy Sherlock Holmes.

A Study In Sherlock

Column by Rob Hart May 30, 2012
One of the most popular character templates in literature is the Christ-like figure. But there's another template that's not as enduring and is way more interesting: The Sherlock-like figure.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Home Saved

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Home Saved...For Now

News by Kimberly Turner May 30, 2012
A High Court ruled today that Undershaw, the home where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle penned 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, cannot be turned into townhomes. Preservationists are pleased but the fight's not over

LURID: Autopsy Moxie

Column by Karina Wilson May 3, 2012
Do you read dead people? Lurid looks at our fascination with violent deaths and the fine forensic minds who make sense out of senseless killing.