1.38 | Honey Brown, Library Confessions, & Literatti

Lee makes a series of shocking confessions and Eddie makes a series of embarrassing admissions as they both discuss horror stories from the library! Eddie reminisces about a time when Tony Abbott was just the name of that one guy who wrote weird kids’ books, snots on about the literary canon, and Lee reviews a fantastic pandemic thriller by Australian author, Honey Brown.

Shout out to all the fantastic librarians out there! We absolutely adore you!

1.37 | Amityville, P.D. James, & Guess Along

Peter James is in perfect form with this week’s Guess Along book, Lee talks Amityville horrors while ignoring Eddie’s perfect demon impression, and Death Comes to Pemberley in a new segment To Be Continued!

1.36 | Val McDermid, Isaac Asimov, & Shelfies

Eddie just can’t stop raving about Val McDermid’s amazing radioshow of John Wyndham’s The Kraken Wakes, Lee is still talking about Stephen King, and we take a trip back in time to the future as imagined by Isaac Asimov in the 1950s (that’s right, Eddie googles stuff from time to time)!

1.35 | Caroline Mitchell, The Visit, & The Boy

We’d like to thank all of our wonderful listeners to getting us to 16,826 downloads and counting! Lee talks Caroline Mitchell and Cathy Cash Spellman, Eddie asks where is the best place to read, and they both ask people who enjoy reading outside: “Howwwwww????” They talk The Visit, The Boy, and how the hint of the supernatural is much creepier than outright ghosts.

1.32 | John Wyndham, Papergirls, & Depraved Heart

We return to the Old Book, New Book challenge and hear from Lee about her thoughts on John Wyndham’s The Midwich Cuckoos, and Eddie reports back on how it feels to have reached the last published installment of Patricia Cornwell’s Kay Scarpetta series. Eddie reveals a secret love of comic books just in time for Free Comic Book Day with Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s Papergirls.

Will Lee finally admit that old things aren’t the worst? Has Patricia Cornwell secretly been replaced with an imposter? Will Eddie stop gushing about Papergirls? Find out in this suspense filled episode of Crime Time Podcast!

1.31 | Dracula, The Exorcist, & Frankenstein

This week is all about the classics of Horror! Eddie admits she watched the film instead of reading the book, Lee tries to psychically contact William Peter Blatty for an interview, and everyone learns some valuable life lessons like, “Don’t give up, I’m sure your monster will come to life soon!” and “If you correct people who say that Frankenstein is the monster, then you are the real monster.”

1.29 | Stephen King, Lynda La Plante, & H.G. Wells

Lee finishes up the long awaited sequel to the Stephen King classic, The Shining and Eddie talks tripod mecha invasions from the nineteenth century. Lee gets overachiever of the week, and reviews two books, and they both talk coinci-do’s and coinci-don’ts of their fave fictional feasts.

1.26 | Max Brooks, Graham Masterton, & Zombies

This week is all about zombies! Lee and Eddie talk about the differences between the book and the film of Max Brooks’ World War Z (they also argue over whether it’s “zed” or “zee”). Lee talks about her foray into horror games, and virtual reality, and Eddie gets nostalgic about some of the most disturbing and scary books she’s ever read in a new segment she’s calling “scarred for life again by Graham Masterton”.

1.24 | Charles Yu, Andrew Pyper, & Does size matter?

This week Eddie discusses How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, Lee talks more evil twins, and they both ask the question “how long is too long” when it comes to reading? Do some books need to be longer, while others ought to be shorter? Find out (potentially not) in this episode of Crime Time!

1.23 | What She Knew, Red Herrings, & Oh my gosh what’s that over there?!

This week, Lee has finally finished What She Knew and wants you to know what she thinks! Eddie, who hasn’t had her coffee yet and is still wearing her fire chief Donald Duck pyjamas hasn’t read a book this week, but has some opinions about crime authors keeping up with the times. They also discuss their favourite red herrings in mystery fiction.