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Looking Back at Netflix and Marvel’s Superhero/Crime shows

Join Dave Richards for a Marvel-Netflix retrospective as he recalls some of the most notable comic adaptations and looks ahead to next steps for the series. On June 14th a fun, fascinating, and often frustrating era of television comes to a close with the release of the third and final… Read more

The Dark Above by Jeremy Finley: A Visual Guide

The Dark Above by Jeremy Finley is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed The Darkest Time of Night, returning with another thriller full of aliens and government coverups—take a visual tour with GIFnotes! For most of his life, William Chance has been the living proof that his grandmother and her fellow researchers… Read more

Book Review: Trace: Who Killed Maria James? by Rachael Brown

Trace by investigative reporter and journalist Rachael Brown tells the story of Brown’s internationally acclaimed true crime podcast which reexamines the cold case murder of Maria James in Australia in 1980 and the potential foul-play of major institutions that disrupted progress. Maria James, a 38-year-old mother of two boys, was… Read more

Book Review: Joe Country by Mick Herron

Joe Country by Mick Herron is the sixth book in the Slough House espionage series. Though home to MI5’s least wanted, Slough House—the setting for Mick Herron’s ongoing series about unlikely spymaster Jackson Lamb and his menagerie of disgraced agents—is not without its secrets. In Herron’s sixth novel in the… Read more

Cooking the Books: Sconed to Death by Lynn Cahoon

Cat Latimer has her hands full preparing for the latest slate of authors to attend her Aspen Hills Warm Springs Resort monthly writers’ retreat. This bunch, a group of cozy mystery writers from Chicago, comes with their own set of interpersonal dramas, but Cat is used to handling such things… Read more

Book Review: Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland

A twisty and propulsive read, Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland is a dark psychological thriller of sibling rivalry, love, betrayal, and the dire consequences of family fallout that brilliantly plays on our fears of loneliness and abandonment. When Mac, a retired professor, hires Lucie to type up her work-in-progress and serve as… Read more

Book Review: Those People by Louise Candlish

From Louise Candlish, author of the international bestseller Our House, Those People is a story of domestic suspense that asks, “Could you hate your neighbor enough to plot to kill him?”  There are bad neighbors—people who, say, let their dogs use your front yard as a toilet or start their… Read more

London’s Serial Killers: Why They Were Caught

With centuries of history to dive into, the U.K. has borne some of the most notorious serial killers the world has ever seen. But it’s the streets of London that have seen the grisliest goings-on. From as far back as the early 1800s, the once poverty-stricken areas either side of… Read more

Cover Reveal: Into the Fire by Gregg Hurwitz

Enjoy this exclusive first look at the cover for Into the Fire, the latest in Gregg Hurwitz’s New York Times bestselling Orphan X series—available from Minotaur Books on January 28th, 2020. Evan Smoak lives by his own code. Trained as an off-the-books government assassin, Orphan X, after breaking with the… Read more

Book Review: Assassin of Shadows by Lawrence Goldstone

From New York Times Notable mystery author Lawrence Goldstone, Assassin of Shadows plunges readers into the dramatic events surrounding the assassination of President William McKinley. President William McKinley Jr. was the 25th president of the United States. On November 6th, 1901, “six months into his second term,” he was shot… Read more