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American Crime Writers League
http://www.acwl.org/
American Crime Writers League is a professional organization restricted to currently active writers published in the United States in the field of crime fiction and true crime. Their web site includes author news from members.

Bastulli Mystery Library
http://www.bastulli.com/
A limited listing of author biographies and bibliographies, with some reviews and interviews

Books N Bytes
http://www.booksnbytes.com/mystery.html
Author links, reviews, interviews, and a book release schedule

Central Booking
http://www.sandraruttan.com/atcentralbookingdefault.htm
A web site created by Sandra Ruttan and friends to include reviews, news, and interviews.

ClueLass
http://www.cluelass.com/
ClueLass is the longtime screen alias of Kate Derie, who heads Deadly Serious Press, which publishes the print edition of The Deadly Directory.  The site includes the latest mystery fiction news, including a database of new releases in a section titled “The Bookstained Bookshelf.”  Although they used to offer an online version of The Deadly Directory (a book with contact information and descriptions for hundreds of booksellers, organizations, publications, events, websites, and more), that part of the web site is no longer updated.

Crime Culture
http://www.crimeculture.com/
An academic-oriented site with author interviews, book reviews, a look at crime films, nonfiction bibliographies, and articles (none since 2005)

Crime Time
http://www.crimetime.co.uk/mag/
News, reviews, features, and interviews, from a European perspective

Euro Crime, for British and European Crime Fiction
http://www.eurocrime.co.uk/
News, author links, bibliographies, new releases, reviews, awards, shops, and links

Gumshoe Site
http://www.nsknet.or.jp/~jkimura/
The latest in mystery-related news

Love Mystery
http://www.lovemystery.com/
Although it doesn’t appear this site has been updated since 2006, it has many archived links to authors, subgenres, and detectives.

Mystery Book Lovers
http://www.mysterybooklovers.com/
Includes reviews, lists of authors and their books, who’s who list of characters, favorite quotes, book interest referrals, etc.

Mystery File
http://www.mysteryfile.com/
and the companion blog, http://www.mysteryfile.com/blog/, devoted to mystery and detective fiction, the books, the authors, and those who read, collect and make annotated lists of them.

Mystery Links
http://kingsriverlife.com/mystery-links/
Compiled by Kings River Life Magazine.

Mystery Net
http://www.mysterynet.com/
Mystery Net offers online mysteries and games, links, and a bulletin board (with a large community of fans of cozy mysteries).

Mystery News
http://www.blackravenpress.com/
Mystery News is a subscription newsletter published bimonthly by Black Raven Press. The web site component includes news from the world of mystery fiction, a calendar of events, links, photos, and author excerpts.

Mystery Writers INK
http://www.mysterywritersink.com/
A Canadian site for near Calgary. The site includes references, tips and newsletters, and they hope to have Internet membership available soon.

The Readers Room
http://www.readersroom.com/home.html
The Readers Room has author interviews, reviews, news, contest, and polls.  They also offer a free newsletter with updates.

Stop You’re Killing Me
http://www.stopyourekillingme.com/
This site has a database of mystery books, alphabetical by author name and character name. Over 2,200 authors are listed with chronological work lists. There are also subject indices of authors/books, including historical (by periods of history in which the books are set), diversity (minorities represnted as characters in mysteries), jobs (mysteries with protagonists or settings in certain fields), and locations. They also have recent award winner lists, and “read alikes” -- if you liked a certain author or type of book, they have recommendations for others in that same vein.

Top Mystery
http://www.topmystery.com/index.html
Geared toward classic and older mysteries, with book lists and biographies

Web of Mystery
http://www.webofmystery.com/
This is a mystery search engine, of sorts, with links to author sites, mystery-related sites, movies and TV, awards, conventions, etc.

Web Mystery Magazine
http://lifeloom.com/webmysterymagazine
Although no longer updated, there are some archived articles there.

Writers Space
http://www.writerspace.com/
Writers Space is the home for over 500 authors of mystery and romance. Although it hasn’t been updated much past 2004, there are archived author interviews and reviews.