Anna Katharine Green sets the template for mystery writers that followed her. The Affair Next Door is a first class story with twists and turns and enduring characters that mirror Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot.
Dean Crawford wanted to be a pilot, but his plans were foiled when he discovered he was color blind. As he really wanted to do something he enjoys, Crawford tried writing instead and his books have topped Amazon's charts ever since. As our Author of the Day, Crawford chats about why he enjoys science-fiction and how it would probably take an alien invasion for humans to discover our humanity.