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Mystery Scene Magazine - Summer 2022, No. 172

The latest issue of Mystery Scene Magazine – Summer 2022, No. 172 – is available at a newsstand near you. Inside is a great selection of feature articles, listed below, along with the usual book reviews and review columns, including my own column, “Short & Sweet: Short Stories Considered”.       Read on for a snippet of what Kate Stine – Mystery Scene ’s publisher and editor – had to say about this issue in her letter from the editor, “At the Scene”:   Feeling peckish? In this issue, Oline Cogdill offers a tasting menu of 10 delicious new culinary crime novels. Recently there has been an expansion into different ethnic cuisines that adds extra spice to the reading experience. Don’t miss Oline’s guide to mystery-themed cookbooks on page 30. Craig Sisterson interviews Deon Meyer, often called the King of South African Crime Writing. When Meyer started out, though, he was on his own. “I think most crime fiction in South Africa would have been banned under Apartheid, unless the co

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