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“Crosscut”: New Excerpt

“Crosscut” is the very first short story from Archer Mayor’s much-loved Joe Gunther series. Going into the previously unexplored history of VBI Detective Sammie Martens, Archer Mayor reveals the story of how Sammie first met Joe Gunther and Willie Kunkel. Sammie Martens, raised by a single mother in a chaotic… Read more

Book Review: Second Sight by Aoife Clifford

Second Sight by Aoife Clifford follows lawyer Eliza Carmody, who returns to her small hometown after a destructive wildfire and witnesses a crime that draws her back into the mysteries of a childhood she thought she’d left behind for good. The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “No man ever steps… Read more

Interview with Jeremy Finley, Author of The Dark Above

Weston Ochse, author and Bram Stoker Award winner, sits down with Jeremy Finley to discuss his background as an investigative reporter in Nashville, getting inside of the head of your characters, breakneck pacing, aliens, and the worst puppy on the planet. Learn more about Jeremy’s new book, The Dark Above,… Read more

Book Review: The Pawful Truth by Miranda James

The Pawful Truth by Miranda James is book number eleven in the Cat in the Stacks cozy series featuring college librarian Charlie Harris and his Main Coon cat Deisel. The Cat in the Stacks books are written by Miranda James, who is also the author of the charming Southern Ladies… Read more

Interview with John Glatt, Author of The Family Next Door

Join us for a conversation with John Glatt, the New York Times bestselling true-crime author whose newest book, The Family Next Door, tells the devastating story of the Turpins: a seemingly normal family whose dark secrets would shock and captivate the world.

Book Review: Purgatory by Guido Eekhaut

Purgatory by Guido Eekhaut is the second novel in the acclaimed, bestselling Euro-crime series featuring Chief Inspector Walter Eekhaut, which began with the Hercule Poirot Award winner Absinthe. Veteran Chief Inspector Walter Eekhaut has a problem with most authority. The Brussels police force that previously employed him wasn’t too unhappy… Read more

Book Review: The Need by Helen Phillips

The Need by Helen Phillips is a subversive, speculative thriller and a glorious celebration of the bizarre and beautiful nature of our everyday lives that comes to life through blazing, arresting prose and gorgeous, haunting imagery. Molly is alone with her two children when she hears footsteps in the other… Read more

City of Windows by Robert Pobi: A Visual Guide

City of Windows by Robert Pobi introduces Lucas Page, a brilliant but reluctant investigator who matches wits with a skilled, invisible killer—take a visual tour with GIFnotes! During the worst blizzard in memory… An FBI agent in a moving SUV in New York City is killed by a nearly impossible sniper… Read more

Peregrine by William Bayer

The Edgar Awards Revisited: Peregrine by William Bayer (Best Novel; 1982)

A killer is on the loose. Soaring through the skies above Manhattan, one of nature’s most deadly predators, a peregrine falcon, eyes its potential prey on the sidewalks below. A flash of reflective light on the ground marks the target and signals the moment to strike. A beautiful ice skater… Read more

Book Review: Black Sun by Owen Matthews

In Black Sun by Owen Matthews it is the dawn of the 1960s, and KGB officer Major Alexander Vasin must investigate the gruesome death of a brilliant young physicist at a top-secret research city where a cutthroat brain trust is developing a nuclear weapon with 3,800 times the destructive potential… Read more