Crime Fiction Reviews | March 15, 2013

Reviews of Jussi Adler-Olsen’s A Conspiracy of Faith, Cara Black’s Murder Below Montparnasse, Jane Casey’s The Last Girl, and Thomas Perry’s The Boyfriend.

Scottish Crime Fiction


Reviews of Stuart MacBride’s Birthdays for the Dead and Denise Mina’s Gods and Beasts.

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, November 30, 2012


Greatshell’s latest lassos the horror in the supernatural as mystical cults battle it out on a Catalina Island. Hanne Wilhelmsen hunts for a serial killer, while battling her inner demons. James delivers another masterpiece involving Austen and a “missing text.” Full disclosure in Ochse’s new military adventure, where secret commandos clash with supernatural threats, reflecting the all too real-life of SEAL Team Six.

Iain Banks Doubleheader | October 15, 2012


Reviews of Iain Banks’s Stonemouth and The Hydrogen Sonata from the Oct. 15 issue.

Mystery Reviews | October 1, 2012


Reviews of Harry Bingham’s Talking to the Dead, Brian Wiprud’s The Clause, and Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis’s Invisible Murder, plus a full list of mystery review from the Oct. 1 issue.

Prior Misconduct: Historical True Crime | Collection Development


While abhorrent to some, the appeal of historical true crime is not so difficult to imagine: vivid eras are brought to life in these accounts, many of which are assiduously researched, footnoted, and indexed. Furthermore, the story lines offer readers many compensations—the satisfaction of the compulsion to face the worst in human nature; the assurance that justice has been done; and, certainly not least, the chance to empathize with and offer witness to the victims in their hours of need.

We Have Winners!: Mystery’s Highest Honors Awarded


We Have Winners!: Mystery’s Highest Honors Awarded

Wyatt’s World: Blooming Crime Novels


Wyatt’s World: Blooming Crime Novels

Mystery Series Lineup, March 1, 2012


Mystery Series Lineup, March 1, 2012

Mystery Reviews, February 1, 2012


Mystery Reviews, February 1, 2012

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