Janet Rudolph Suggests: New Year’s Reading

Janet Rudolph is known for her lists of holiday mysteries, among other things. You might want to check out her most recent list on her site, Mystery Fanfare. It’s New Year’s Mysteries, Crime Fiction, Thrillers, and Movies. https://bit.ly/3nYqySf Once you find some books that interest you, check out the Web Store. https://store.poisonedpen.com/

Here’s Janet Rudolph’s bio, if you aren’t familiar with this crime community legend.

Janet A. Rudolph is the Editor of the Mystery Readers Journal and Creative Writer/Director at Murder on the Menu and TeamBuilding Unlimited. She blogs daily at MysteryFanfare.com and DyingforChocolate.com, facilitates a weekly mystery book group, hosts Literary Salons with crime writers, and has been a committee and Board member on numerous mystery conventions, including Bouchercon and Left Coast Crime. A long-time contributor to the mystery genre, she received her Ph.D. in religious mystery fiction. She lives in the Berkeley (CA) hills with her husband, golden retriever, and cats who often appear on her Facebook Page along with a daily garden/rose photo (Behind My Garden Gate). She loves gardening, photography, reading …. and long walks on the Beach in Bodega Bay, birds notwithstanding. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, the International Association of Crime WritersSisters in Crime, and the American Crime Writers League.

The Mystery Readers Journal is the official publication of Mystery Readers International. Originally started as a newsletter to update the local mystery community on fun events, it is now one of the most important periodicals in the field. A quarterly, each issue focuses on a specific theme with major articles, author essays, special columns and a calendar of events. Members of MRI award the coveted Macavity for excellence in mystery writing.