Read or Dead

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

Episode 24 Going Where the Amy Adams Train Takes Me

Katie and Rincey talk about the shocking developments with the Golden State Killer case, how Amy Adams is starring in all the adaptations and discuss the Edgar Awards.  This episode is sponsored by If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio and Enigma by Catherine Coulter.

Episode 23 A Lot of AHHs and Screaming and GIFs

Katie and Rincey talk about lots of exciting news (including a new Tana French book!!) and discuss the trope of the unreliable, often female, narrator.

Episode 22 Using the Same Doorknobs as Lizzie Borden

Katie and Rincey talk about The Woman in the Window movie adaptation, a new Cormoran Strike book and do a bit of a backlist dive.

Episode 21 A Glorious Piece of Fan Art

Rincey and Katie flail over the potential of new Gillian Flynn books, the new Obama/Biden buddy mystery and talk about some great mystery comics.

Episode 20 Exploring Noir

Katie and Rincey talk all about all things noir: what's considered noir, classic noir and more modern noir books. This episode is sponsored by Libby and the Read Harder 2018 Challenge and Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson

Episode 19 Speaking of Crazed Stalker Fans

In honor of Valentine's Day, Katie and Rincey talk about romantic mysteries, with quick mentions of the Audie awards and some Stephen King news.  This episode is sponsored by It Should Have Been You by Lynn Slaughter from Page Street Publishing and The Honorable Traitors by John Lutz.

Episode 18 You Had Me At Secret Society

Katie and Rincey talk about the Edgar Awards nominees, the new Staunch book prize, and talk about books by black authors to kick off Black History Month. 

Episode 17 Diving Into Young Adult Mysteries & Thrillers

Katie and Rincey talk about their experiences reading young adult mysteries and thrillers and highlight some of their favorites in the genre This episode is sponsored by Walking The Bones by Randall Silvis and The Night Market by Jonathan Moore.

Episode 16 Our Most Anticipated Mysteries of 2018

Katie and Rincey highlight some of their most anticipated new mysteries coming this year! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Top 20 Giveaway.

Episode 15 Our Favorite Mysteries of 2017

Katie and Rincey talk about their favorite mystery, thriller and true crime books that were released this year along with one backlist favorite.