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Read or Dead is a bi-weekly show dedicated to the worlds of mystery and thriller literature.

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Read or Dead is a bi-weekly show dedicated to the worlds of mystery and thriller literature.

    Inaugural Serial Killers

    Inaugural Serial Killers

    Katie and Rincey get geared up for the holiday season with a giant pile of books that you could give to someone (or yourself).

    This episode is sponsored by TBR, Elsewhere by Dean Koontz and Ink by Jonathan Maberry.

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    Books Mentioned

    The Golden Thread: The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjöld by Ravi Somaiya

    IQ by Joe Ide

    The Woman Who Stole Vermeer: The True Story of Rose Dugdale and the Russborough House Art Heist by Anthony M. Amore

    The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson

    Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby

    White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig

    Mimi Lee Gets a Clue by Jennifer J. Chow (A Sassy Cat Mystery #1)

    In the Hall With the Knife by Diane Peterfreund

    The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer by Skip Hollandsworth

    America’s First Female Serial Killer: Jane Toppan and the Making of a Monster by Mary Kay McBrayer

    Perfect Days by Raphael Montes

    The Kill Club by Wendy Heard

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    • 54 min
    A Mood and a Half

    A Mood and a Half

    Katie and Rincey celebrate Nonfiction November with some great nonfiction reads, talk about the great casting in the new Jane Harper adaptation, and are pleasantly surprised by the Goodreads Choice Awards.

    • 44 min
    Welcome To Read Or Dead

    Welcome To Read Or Dead

    Read or Dead is a bi-weekly mystery fiction podcast dedicated to the worlds of mystery, thriller, and true crime literature.

    • 2 min
    Sad News for Jimmy P.

    Sad News for Jimmy P.

    Katie and Rincey mourn the ending of The President is Missing adaptation, celebrate some revivals and reboots and talk about their love of audiobooks.

    • 48 min
    It's a Banner Day

    It's a Banner Day

    Katie and Rincey appreciate talking about some good news and get into the fall spirit with some dark, creepy campus novels.

    • 51 min
    Even Better Than Christmas

    Even Better Than Christmas

    Katie and Rincey pick up some fun Scooby-Doo themed books based on a listener request and get really excited about some recent reads.

    • 54 min

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