Crime fiction has been dominated for the last couple of years, it would seem, by a host of excellent Scandinavian writers from Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbø and the American in-exile, Ja
“FACT: The Police Service has for many years used criminals as covert human intelligence sources. A cooperation that is denied and concealed.
Arthur Conan Doyle may have griped about his literary enslavement by his most famous creation, a complaint amusingly portrayed in last year’s The Sherlockian by Graham Moore, but Doyle die
In the world of philosophy of religion, the struggle appears to be between those who do and those who do not believe in God or a supernatural being, and those who take biblical stories as literal v
We all want to believe our daily lives are secure and that monsters are figments of our imagination.
Erin Kelly’s impressive debut novel, The Poison Tree, tells the tale of seemingly prim and straight-A language student Karen Clarke who has just finished her final year at university in Lo
The reissue of Mark SaFranko’s powerful narrative, Hating Olivia, is proof that timing is everything.
How many wonder what their life would be like if they chose a different path? This is the crux of Ellen Meister’s riveting novel, The Other Life.
American Edgar A. Poe may have “invented” the detective story with “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and its sequels, but it was mainly a British form into the 1930s.
Patricia Cornwell is a prolific author whose work includes nonfiction, biography, cookbooks, and fiction—a total of 28 titles in all.
Philip Carlo is no stranger to violence and death.
In Possession In Death, J.D. Robb’s segment in The Other Side anthology, Eve tells hunky husband Roarke, “I need you to give me a really open mind. I mean wide-open.”
Although it bears all the trappings of a taut legal thriller, Dead Center, by Joanna Higgins is, at heart, a riveting existential meditation on living with uncertainty.
“Killing two bad guys, taking a cold-blooded murderer home. Not bad for a few days in Seattle, huh?”
Noir in blazing sunlight? Reach for a cold glass of water and read on. . . .
There are good eggs and bad eggs in every organization. The U.S. Army is no exception, but the Uniform Code of Military Justice and dishonorable discharges usually take care of the worst.
Standing in the midst of Lafayette Park, skilled assassin John Carr, aka Oliver Stone, breathes in the serenity of his surroundings and peruses the magnificent sight of the White House perhaps for
Very little makes a J. D. Robb fan happier than the release of a new Eve and Roarke story. Indulgence In Death will make those fans downright giddy.
Allison Leotta’s expertise as a federal prosecutor permeates every page of Law of Attraction, her debut legal thriller.
The horrors of modern warfare are spread across the pages of our newspapers and the screens of our televisions in daily doses that in sheer volume tend to numb us to the futility of the battlefield
“Everybody lies,” insists protagonist Charlie Cahill at the outset of William C. Whitbeck’s To Account for Murder.
Katia Lief’s debut thriller, You Are Next, opens with KarinSchaeffer gardening in the small yard of her Brooklyn, New York,
Anyone who thought Noah Boyd’s first novel, The Bricklayer, was a fluke, has yet to read the follow up to that first thriller.