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Make your reservations now for the Jack the Ripper Crime Conference. Tickets sell quickly, according to the program organizers. Speakers include one of Prose 'n Cons' favorite authors, Angela Buckley.



Midsomer Murders, Season 18 now available on Acorn TV. This British staple is a favorite among American audiences.

FOX announces fall debut dates including the supernatural police procedural Lucifer on September 19, 2016; the horror/murder mystery Scream Queens on September 20, 2016; and the new series The Exorcist on September 23, 2016.

Season three of Showtime's The Affair returns November 20, 2016. The complex story of two broken marriages and a murder won co-star Ruth Wilson a Golden Globe.

Season five of BBC's genre-crossing clone drama Orphan Black to be its last.

Showtime has announced the cast of its much-anticipated reboot of the ABC cult classic Twin Peaks. Returning cast members include Kyle MacLachlan, Peggy Lipton and Sherilyn Fenn. New additions include Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ashley Judd and Tom Sizemore. The series is set to premiere in 2017.

ABC's Castle calls it quits. After eight seasons - and months of "Will it end?"/"Won't it end?" - ABC announced the mystery series Castle finished May 16, 2016. The finale is available to Hulu subscribers (and via other on-demand services.)

On FOX: Houdini & Doyle. The long-anticipated series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) and Michael Weston (House). Inspired by true events, the series draws heavily on the rich history of the period. Two great men of the 20th Century - Harry Houdini (Weston), master magician, escape artist and paranormal debunker; and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Mangan), prolific writer, creator of "Sherlock Holmes" and paranormal aficionado - grudgingly join forces with New Scotland Yard to investigate unsolved and inexplicable crimes with a supernatural slant.

Investigation Discovery teams up with People Magazine to create People Magazine Investigates. Slated for fall 2016, the 10-episode series re-examines some of the nation's most high-profile cases. It promises to reveal "shocking twists, new evidence and unexpected resolutions."

Academy Award winners Helen Hunt and Richard Dreyfuss star in the upcoming FOX event series Shots Fired. The series examines the racially charged aftermath of shootings in a small town in North Carolina. Hunt plays the fictional governor, while Dreyfuss portrays the owner of a private prison who is involved in the shootings. Additional cast members include Stephen Moyer (True Blood) cast as the officer investigating the incident.

Broadchurch Season 3 slated to be its last. The plotline of the final episodes involve an entirely new case, but meant to be the end of the trilogy.

Mum's the Word Adapted for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries - Kate Collins' Flower Shop Mysteries are now TV movies starring Brooke Shields.

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Tess Gerritsen: She wrote the thriller on which the blockbuster movie Gravity was based - and earned nothing from its proceeds.

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The Real Mary Kelly: Author Wynne Weston-Davies says Jack the Ripper's final victim is his great aunt. And he knows who Jack is.

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True crime writer Carla Norton brings psycopath Daryl Wayne Flint back for another thriller (and there's also a movie in the works.)