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Read or Dead

Read or Dead is a bi-weekly mystery fiction podcast dedicated to the worlds of mystery and thriller literature.

Episode 74Banished to the Corner

Katie and Rincey thank the mystery gods for a new Tana French potentially coming this fall, talk about some great mystery small presses.

Episode 73Who Doesn’t Love a Sassy Cat?

Katie and Rincey talk about how the ghost of Agatha Christie might be haunting a museum, Snoop Dogg is adapting the IQ series, and read some backlist books.

Episode 72Judge These Books By Their Cover

Katie and Rincey give a rundown about the discussion around My Dark Vanessa and Excavation and then talk about some mysteries written by Latinx authors.

Episode 71Tie Dye and an Armadillo Race

Katie and Rincey pick out some mysteries with a romantic element to them to celebrate Valentine's Day! 

Episode 70A Thing Happens and Then More Things Happen

Katie and Rincey talk about the Edgar Award nominees and some genre-crossing SFF mysteries.

Episode 69The Nicole Kidman Segment

Katie and Rincey catch up after the new year and talk about their feelings on Dublin Murders, the TV adaptation of In the Woods and The Likeness by Tana French.

Episode 68Making Our TBRs Cry

Katie and Rincey celebrate the new year by talking about some of the books they are excited to pick up in the first half of 2020.

Episode 67‘Tis the Season for Holiday Mysteries

Katie and Rincey get into the holiday spirit by reading some holiday mystery books.

Episode 66Time for Our 2019 Mystery Favorites!

Katie and Rincey talk about what mysteries they read this year that were their favorites.

Episode 65Homicide for the Holidays

Katie and Rincey give some recommendations of books you can pick up during the holiday season to gift to the people in your life — or just get for yourself!

Episode 64The Great Halloween Blizzard

Katie and Rincey talk about all of the recent mystery award winners and the books they picked up in honor of Nonfiction November.

Episode 63Stephen King Scholar

Katie and Rincey talk Stephen King's writers' retreat, get confirmation on Tana French being the best living mystery writer, and more!

Episode 62And Then More Stuff Happens

Katie and guest host Liberty talk about Knives Out, creepy mysteries, and more!

Episode 61Whales Can Have Bad Breath

Katie and Rincey give readalikes for some of the best selling mystery writers like James Patterson, Louise Penny and more!

Episode 60A Miniseries or a Regular Series for the BBC

Rincey is joined by guest co-host Liberty Hardy to talk about the trailer for the Tana French TV adaptation, Emily St. John Mandel's new mystery book, and World War I mysteries.