Warlock Holmes: My Grave Ritual by G.S. Denning: New Excerpt

Review: Revenge (2018)

Listen to Louise Penny Discuss Charlotte’s Web on But That’s Another Story Podcast

Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Arctic Gimlet”

Being stuck in a small, claustrophobic submarine in the Arctic while trying to prevent a nuclear attack calls for a drink! So cool down with this week’s Pick Your Poison—where we create a cocktail inspired by a recently published mystery, thriller, or crime novel—the “Arctic Gimlet” cocktail, inspired by Larry… Read more

Uniformed Police Officer Caught Stealing from Walmart

What do you call it when a uniformed police officer steals from a Walmart? Coplifting. According to 7 News WSVN, Deputy Henry Guzman of the Broward County Sheriff’s Department in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, was arrested for stealing upwards of $200 worth of DVDs and Star Wars action figures from a local… Read more

Page to Screen: Daphne du Maurier’s My Cousin Rachel

Daphne du Maurier’s novel My Cousin Rachel is a study in character ambiguity. Published in 1951, it takes place—not unlike her earlier Rebecca (1938)—on a sprawling estate in the author’s beloved Cornwall. Du Maurier again works in the mystery-romance mode, and to a large degree, My Cousin Rachel inverts her most famous… Read more

The Glass Room: Audio Excerpt

From CWA Diamond Dagger Award winner Ann Cleeves comes The Glass Room, the fifth book in the Vera Stanhope series, published for the first time in the US. Read Janet Webb’s review of The Glass Room! DI Vera Stanhope is not one to make friends easily, but her hippy neighbors keep her well-supplied… Read more