Read or Dead

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

Episode 52 No People Were Harmed During the Reading of This Book

Katie and Rincey talk Nora Roberts hitting a major milestone, more lists featuring just white authors, and some mysteries by Asian and Asian American authors!

Episode 51 Don’t Try This At Home

Katie and Rincey talk about the Edgar Awards, the Agatha Awards, infuriating cookie giving This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Westside by W.M. Akers, and The Fifth Doctrine by Karen Robards

Episode 50 Recruiting people to the Sujata Massey fan club

Katie and Rincey catch up after an episode apart and pick up books from some new-to-them authors.

Episode 49 Why Is No One Listening To the Person Who Watches Horror Movies?

Episode 48 Couples That Slay Together, Stay Together

This episode, Katie and Rincey pick up mystery books featuring disabled protagonists.

Episode 47 Springtime, time to refresh or whatever

Katie and Rincey talk about the big college admissions scam (because how could they not?) and provide some creepy book picks for a reader's book club.

Episode 46 In Like a Lion, Out Like Another Lion

Katie and Rincey talk about the history of mysteries and thrillers and espionage novels.

Episode 45 Multiple Pairs of Banana Pants

Katie and Rincey talk adaptations coming of Karin Slaughter and Bill Clinton's books, and the ridiculous story about Dan Mallory a.k.a. AJ Finn.

Episode 44 Everyone Needs an Intervention

Katie and Rincey talk about the Agatha awards and Edgar Award nominees, more adaptation news and some mysteries written by Black authors. This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, Bookclubbish, Fate: An Uncle Chow Tung Novel by Ian Hamilton.

Episode 43 Reading Programs Require Reading

Katie and Rincey talk about mysteries books written by Native and Indigenous authors.