Reports from the UK suggest that JK Rowling has committed to a seven-book series, although her American publisher says the story is 'without foundation.'
Bestselling writer Isabel Allende called 'Ripper,' her latest novel, 'a joke.' 'I'm not a fan of mysteries,' she told NPR. 'I realized I cannot write that kind of book.'
Alexander McCall Smith offers a cautionary tale about the complications of not buying a book that catches your eye.
Two new mystery/noir collections highlight stories with Christmas settings and works by pioneering women writers.
The mini-episode of 'Sherlock,' titled 'Many Happy Returns,' will be available online and via the BBC Red Button service in the UK.
'Sherlock' stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.
Novels such as 'Hour of the Red God' by Richard Crompton shed light on volatile conditions in Africa.