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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 48Couples That Slay Together, Stay Together

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

Episode 47Springtime, 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 46In Like a Lion, Out Like Another Lion

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

Episode 45Multiple 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 44Everyone 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 43Reading Programs Require Reading

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

Episode 42The Crime World Took a Holiday

Katie and Rincey talk about the 2019 mysteries and thrillers that they are most excited for! This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, KissCon and Before We Were Strangers by Brenda Novak.

Episode 41Talking to the Guy at the Place about the Stuff

Katie and Rincey run down their favorite mystery, thriller and true crime books of the year! This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal and Before We Were Strangers by Brenda Novak.

Episode 40Magical Unicorn of a Mystery Writer

Katie and Rincey do a quick round up of some adaptation news before jumping into your holiday recommendations! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Read Harder Journal and Penguin Random House Audio.

Episode 39Poor Tom Cruise

Katie and Rincey talk about Tom Cruise being too short for Jack Reacher, how boring the Goodreads Choice Awards are, and do a spoiler-filled discussion of the new Tana French book, The Witch Elm.

Episode 38All Agatha Christie All The Time

While Katie is off honeymooning, Rincey is joined by Liberty Hardy and basically just rave about the amazingness that is Agatha Christie. 

Episode 37The Points Don’t Matter

Katie and Rincey talk about a very cool program Stephen King runs and some of the upcoming releases that they are very excited about. 

Episode 36Ticketmaster Master

Katie and Rincey talk about some casting news, other exciting podcasts, lots of Tana French mentions, plus some book recommendations for Hispanic Heritage Month!

Episode 35Give It A Try For Michael B. Jordan’s Sake

Katie and Rincey have some fun discussing some mystery adaptations and read and recommend books with LGBTQ protagonists. 

Episode 349 Out of 10 People Have Died Laughing From This Tweet

Katie and Rincey discuss historical mysteries, Serial season 3 and more. This episode is sponsored by TBR, The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles and Hollywood Dead by Richard Kadrey.