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You can download audio books from their web site. Has a monthly fee for the service. You have to install free software or use iTunes. They have close to 4,000 mystery and thriller titles.

They include a regular column on reviews of mystery and suspense audio books. Interviews, resources, new releases.


Classic Noir
Links to noir films on IMDB and articles

Crime Films
The history of gangster films

Film Noir, Suspense, and Classic Action Movies
Articles on directors, and themed articles like “Fabulous Forgotten Forties Femme Fatales,” and “Tough Guy Talk” (memorable gialogue from movie tough guys)

No Place For a Woman:  The Family in Film Noir
Discussions or the portrayal of women and links to articles on the detective hero in film noir


Authors on Tour -- Live
Authors on Tour is a series of live podcasts made possible by the Tattered Cover Book Store, a premiere independent bookstore with three locations in Colorado.

Barbara Peterson Interviews
Barbara Peterson runs the with Poisoned Pen Bookstore in Scottsdale, Arizona and regularly interviews mystery authors who come in for book signings. Many of these are archived on the You Tube link above.

Barnes & Noble Hardcover Mysteries Podcast
Listen as your favorite writers discuss their inspirations and influences, their favorite books, and the reasons they write.

Behind the Black Mask: Mystery Authors Revealed
Writers of hard-boiled, pulp, mystery, and suspense novels reveal secrets about their fiction and the writing life.

The Bookcast at Powells
Bookcast presents interviews with the world's leading authors, breaking news from the book world, timely commentary, short readings, and (sometimes) a chance to win $1,000 worth of books.

Classic Mysteries
brief reviews of classic mystery novels by Les Blatt.

Crime City Central
Step into the world of Inspector Jack Calverley who spends his time reviewing cases, new and old, solved and unsolved, intriguing and  sometimes shocking...

Crime and Science Radio
A service of Suspense Magazine, hosted by Dr. D.P. Lyle and Jan Burke, with experts from various forensic and law enforcement fields

I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere
The podcast for those interested in the life and times of Mr. Sherlock Holmes - where it is always 1895

Interviews with the publisher’s authors.

KQED:  The Writers Block
KQED's weekly reading series featuring writers and performers of all stripes reading the latest short fiction, non-fiction, theater and poetry. Visit to check out the complete archive.

Mystery Author Interviews
BV Lawson’s YouTube channel, which has links to various mystery author interviews and talks from around the Interwebs.

New York Times Book Review Update
Interviews from NYT and reviews.

Podcasts about film noir and the fiction that inspired it

NPR Books
NPR book reviews, news and author interviews -- for people who love to read. The best of Morning Edition, All Things Considered and other award-winning NPR programs.

Penguin Books
Interviews with the publisher’s authors.

St. Martin’s Press
This press specializes in mysteries, and includes video interviews with various authors.

Interviews with the publisher’s authors. (Tor is primarily sci-fi, and Forge is primarily crime fiction.)

Writers on Writing
Interviews with new and best-selling authors

The Writing Show
Every week or so, they offer a new podcast designed to shed light on some aspect of writing, writers, publishing, and other topics of interest to people who write. They also post articles and other resources to help writers craft their works, get published, market their material, and just feel inspired.


BBC Radio Dramas

CBS Radio Mystery Theater Fan Site
Listen to old episodes of this classic series. All 1,399 episodes of the CBS Radio Mystery Theater are also searchable by plots, actors, and writers.

Dashiel Hammett’s Sam Spade Stories Online

It’s a Mystery
Elizabeth Foxwell's radio show "It's a Mystery" ran from February 2005 to May 2007 on WEBR in Fairfax, VA, and featured interviews with authors, booksellers, and others in the mystery field. A partial archive of clips from past programs is included on this site.

Jim French Productions’ Imagination Theater
Imagination Theatre is American radio's drama series is heard coast to coast on over a hundred radio stations in North America and by satellite on XM Radio.Weekly hour-long broadcasts feature mystery, suspense, fantasy and adventure, produced before live audiences on a state-of-the-art recording stage. You have to purchase complete episodes, but there are some clips online.

Old Time Radio Show Catalog
This site features a catalog of shows (including Mystery) you can download via MP3 or order on CD and you can get a free full sample of every series available online. Note that this organization has a charitable arm -- every month OTRCAT also sends our free CDs of old time radio shows to various low-income retirement homes, centers for the blind, and American field troops based in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Old Time Radio Shows
You can download classic radio shows in various genres, including mystery and suspense

Listen free to many old classic mystery titles, Crime Club, Ellery Queen, Philip Marlow and more

RUSC Old Time Radio Shows
Lots of detective shows and thrillers.


Screen Writing
Screenwriting links, software and more

Screen Writer
You can sign up for free for online master classes in their forums, but the newsletter requires an annual fee.

Screen Writers Utopia
Features like the contest directory, interviews, script sales database, script reviews, news, and forums, are free, but for some you’ll have to register first.

TV Writer
Larry Brody’s guide to writing for television includes free articles, a forum, and contest links. There are also workshop and master classes offered for a fee.


BBC Crime Dramas
Links to fan sites for specific shows

British Mystery Series
One fan’s tribute to British mysteries on TV

Crimetime Preview
Cop dramas and thrillers coming to UK television and radio

Movies With Detectives
An alphabetical listing by title

Mysteries on TV
Mysteries on TV has the largest selection of detective, amateur sleuth, private investigator, and suspense television mystery series that are now available or coming soon to DVD.

Mystery and Crime TV Shows & Series
Profiles of Mystery Television Shows and Era Highlights

Mystery and Masterpiece Theater on PBS
Includes information on their current mystery TV series, as well as an archives which includes all the programs, and a searchable database by actor, character, airdate, and keyword.

Mystery Movies Chronology
A bibliography of classic mystery movies through the years

Omnimystery News
This web site has book reviews and author interviews, but it also includes up-to-date news about crime dramas on film and TV.

Ultimate Mystery/Detective Web Guide
Links to web site for those shows that have them, and an annotated listing for those shows that don’t

Unsolved Mysteries
Fan site for the long-running series with host Robert Stack