Mel Bradshaw has never felt confined by genre in his crime novels. Each of his books focuses on violent death and its attendant problems. But — without letting up on the suspense — Bradshaw incorporates romance, character development, thoughtful themes, and period detail as well. In short, everything you’d look for in a good read.

What’s New?

Winner’s Loss now has its own page. It joins Quarrel with the Foe and Fire on the Runway in Mel Bradshaw’s Roaring Twenties series of crime novels. Find out more about any of Mel’s novels by going to the books page or clicking on one of the covers below.

See Mel’s Google+ page for the latest Crime Novel news between website updates. There you’ll find a link to Kirkus Reviews assessment of Winner’s Loss. Also some photos from the new novel’s launch on September 15 at Toronto’s historic Arts and Letters Club. If you’d like to contact the author, send an email to

You may one day encounter the inscription and wonder if that’s a separate site. The answer is no. In fact three different url all lead you here —,, and Thanks for stopping by!

Site updated 2017-09-27

A French Lebel revolver plays a part in Winner’s Loss

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