There are thousands of crime stories from the coasts of America, set in L.A. or New York or Florida. But what about the rest of us in the middle? Crimereads published this article recently about the crime writers of the Great Midwest. Written by author Lori Rader-Day, this is a sneak peek of the books you'll want to read from those of us stuck in the middle. And while we may seem nice at first in these here parts, as Rader-Day herself says at the end, "We’re apple-cheeked; we’re adorable. We’ll probably kill you in our next book."