J. Madison Davis

J. Madison Davis is the author of eight mystery novels, including The Murder of Frau Schütz, an Edgar nominee, and Law and Order: Dead Line, which was an e-book best-seller. He has also published seven nonfiction books and dozens of short stories and articles, including his column on international crime writing in WLT since 2004; his “The 10 Greatest Crime Novels of All Time?” essay appeared in the January 20016 issue. His five-year term as world president of the International Association of Crime Writers concluded in 2013, and he currently serves as North American president.

  •    May 2011
    The Frankfurt Book Fair is considered one of the most important annual events—maybe the most important—in international publishing, and the German book market is among the largest in the world. Even though a major German media company, Bertelsmann AG, owns the world's largest publisher, the Random House group, and non-German authors are readily available in German translation, few German crime wr...
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