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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 19Speaking 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 18You 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 17Diving 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 16Our 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 15Our 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. 

Episode 14You Love Baby Elephants, I Love Severed Hands

Before the end of the year, Katie and Rincey squeeze in a 2017 mystery book of their choice that they've been wanting to read all year but hadn't gotten around to. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

Episode 13I Mustache You A Question

Rincey and Katie discuss Agatha Christie and the latest adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express! This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and Book Riot's $500 Giveaway.

Episode 12Why We Love True Crime

Katie and Rincey talk about the Goodreads Choice Awards, John Grisham's latest book and true crime books. This episode is sponsored by Murderer’s Maid by Erika Mailman and Haven by Mary Lindsey.

Episode 11The Snowman, Slightly Better Than Gigli

Katie and Rincey talk about how horrible the new Snowman adaptation seems to be and give some Halloween recommendations. 

Episode 10Geeking out on Tana French

Katie and Rincey use the news about the upcoming Tana French BBC adaptation to fawn over her books. This episode is sponsored by Gangster Nation by Tod Goldberg and Lit Chat.

Episode 9Can We Not

Katie and Rincey talk about the Miss Fisher film Kickstarter and the updated adaptation news for the Bill Clinton, James Patterson thriller.

Episode 8Worshipping the Ground Stephen King Walks On

Katie and Rincey do a Stephen King themed episode! They talk about adaptations - including the new release of IT - their favorite books and more.

Episode 7Acting Like Veruca Salt With Adaptations

Katie and Rincey talk about real life mysteries that have surrounded mystery writers. This episode is sponsored by The Blind and the Unusual Suspects newsletter. 

Episode 6Murder at a Chippendales

Katie and Rincey run through a few mystery and thriller adaptations and talk about cozy mysteries that they've recently read.

Episode 5Crazy, Classified Antics

Katie and Rincey talk about James Patterson and Bill Clinton joining forces, The Snowman movie trailer, and provide some Scandinavian book recommendations.