Sure, it’s completely happy birthday to us. Our website launched 10 years in the past on 3 August 2011, and what a experience it has been. We’ve reviewed over 2,400 crime novels and posted a complete of 4,576 articles, together with protection of a few of the biggest crime reveals of the last decade.
The positioning has at all times been devoted to our readers, bringing everybody who loves crime fiction – regardless of the place they reside – recent articles on the subject and unbiased evaluations. Thanks to everyone who reads the positioning in your assist.
Though we haven’t reviewed as many books and watched as many reveals as we’d have appreciated, our monitor file continues to be fairly robust. Reaching our tenth birthday is a testomony to CFL contributors, previous and current, whose arduous work, data and expertise have made the positioning what it’s. Occasion hats are off to the present crew, and the 21 contributors who’ve labored with us and moved on to larger and higher issues. A number of of them are actually high crime authors. And let’s not overlook OneTenEleven Media, which has designed our website and saved us on-line all this time.
It has been our pleasure through the years to assist the crime authors and publishers who make the style attainable, and who preserve pushing it in new instructions. Lots of them have provided their assist to us as advertisers and we’re grateful for that as a result of it has enabled us to pay our payments and preserve the positioning on-line.
At occasions like this, it’s at all times enjoyable to look again at our site visitors figures and see what the most well-liked articles have been. Since we’ve launched, about 1.8 million individuals have visited the positioning and, other than the homepage, our high articles have been:
2 – Our Reviews page
3 – The article we wrote in 2019 about the Danish crime show Darkness: Those Who Kill
4 – This very talked-about guide to the Charlie Parker series by John Connolly
5 – One other information – this time to the Bernie Gunther novels by Philip Kerr
Thanks once more to everyone who reads Crime Fiction Lover, and to our followers on Fb and Twitter. Right here’s to a different 10 years!