It’s just one more place for those of us who love mysteries and crime fiction to find information. Here’s the news release for

Writerspace, a high-traffic, online community and home to more than 100 authors and 150,000 readers of romance, mystery, women’s and young adult fiction, announces the launch of

“For years we have offered a broad representation for the fiction community, but recently authors and readers of mystery, thriller, and suspense novels have advised us they want an online home dedicated specifically to those genres,” said Writerspace proprietor Cissy Hartley from her Mobile, AL, office. “Since our soft launch of the site a couple of months ago, almost 40,000 readers have opted into the KillerBooks list, which shows the immense popularity of these related genres.”

Modeled after’s successful platform developed over the last twenty years, KillerBooks provides readers of the edgy genre grouping with information about their favorite authors’ new releases. Readers of mysteries, thrillers, and suspense novels receive a monthly newsletter with information on new releases, can find blogs by authors and industry professionals online and are offered the opportunity to participate in seasonal online events and enter monthly contests sponsored by the authors.

Current members of the Killer Books author community include national bestsellers Christina Dodd, Jayne Ann Krentz, Elizabeth Lowell, Laura Benedict, Kylie Brant, Allison Brennan, Stella Cameron, Tricia Cerrone, Ann Christopher, Lyn Cote, Margaret Daley, Kyra Davis, Veronica Forand, Dara Girard, Laura Griffin, Carolyn Haines, Linda O. Johnston, Melinda Leigh, Kat Martin, Cheyenne McCray, Linda McDonald, Deanna Raybourn, Karen Robards, Karen Rose, Alexandra Sokoloff, Harry Squires, Wendy Corsi Staub, Mariah Stewart, Kate White, Danica Winters, and Rebecca Zanetti—and more are coming on board, Hartley advises.

“With a database of nearly 10,000 mystery, suspense and thriller novels, and more being added daily, is an excellent resource for the busy reader of these novels,” Hartley said. “Authors of mystery, thrillers and suspense are encouraged to sign up and add their books to the site, free of charge.”