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Tue
May 23 2017 4:30pm

Vote for Your Favorite Roger Moore James Bond Film

 

Tell us which film you chose and why in the comments below!

Mon
May 22 2017 1:00pm

Watch the First Redband Trailer for Atomic Blonde

Charlize Theron reprises her role as a British spy (Mr. F) in Atomic Blonde, a “breakneck action-thriller that follows MI6’s most lethal assassin through a ticking time bomb of a city simmering with revolution and double-crossing hives of traitors.” As Agent Lorraine Broughton, Theron proves she can be badass while still looking good, and the first redband trailer shows her employing a full range of skills, both savage and sensual. 

Based on the graphic novel The Coldest City by Antony Johnston & Sam Hart, director David Leitch looks to bring some of the realistic fight scenes and gory gunplay he employed in John Wick. Premiering in theaters July 28th, Atomic Blonde also stars John Goodman, James McAvoy, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella, and Toby Jones. 

[Watch the redband trailer for Atomic Blonde below!]

Thu
May 18 2017 4:30pm

Watch the First Official Trailer for Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Continuing the true crime craze, NBC recently released a trailer for its upcoming docuseries, Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murder. Centered on the 1989 double murder of Jose and Mary “Kitty” Menendez as perpetrated by their two adult sons, Lyle and Erik Menendez, the Dick Wolf-produced anthology claims that “The true story will finally be told.” Starring Edie Falco (The Sopranos,Nurse Jackie) and airing Thursdays this fall, the 8-episode anthology will focus on the why of the crime more than the what, going in-depth with the players, the crime, and the media circus that created a national obsession.

[Watch the official first trailer below!]

Thu
May 18 2017 1:00pm

Discount: The Trident Deception by Rick Campbell

In anticipation of the release of Blackmail by Rick Campbell (available June 27, 2017)—the 4th book in the Trident Deception series—get a digital copy of the 1st in the series, The Trident Deception, for only $2.99 through June 5th!

On a routine patrol, the USS Kentucky, a Trident ballistic missile submarine carrying a full complement of nuclear warheads, receives a launch order. What the Kentucky's crew does not know is that the order did not come from the U.S. government but from a rogue intelligence group-one with operatives secretly embedded within Western intelligence organizations who are intent on using the Kentucky to carry out a devastating agenda.

Iran has completed its first nuclear weapon and, in ten days, will detonate it. The target is Israel. The rogue operatives' plan was to use a false code to send the submarine, which would enable it to destroy Iran before Iran can destroy Israel. But the Kentucky is not responding to the recall codes. And time is running out...Now it's up to a senior Navy officer—whose own son is aboard the Kentucky—to find, intercept, and neutralize the Kentucky before it unleashes a nuclear attack. As the conspiracy slowly unfolds and the deception grows ever deeper, it's up to one man to somehow do the impossible: Save millions of lives—and the fate of the world itself.

Read an excerpt from The Trident Deception!

 

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Wed
May 17 2017 2:30pm

Discount: Meet Your Baker by Ellie Alexander

In anticipation of the release of A Crime of Passion Fruit by Ellie Alexander (available June 27, 2017)—the 6th book in the Bakeshop Mystery series—get a digital copy of the 1st book in the series, Meet Your Baker, for only $2.99 through June 5th!

Welcome to Torte-a friendly, small-town family bake shop where the treats are so good that, sometimes, it's criminal...

After graduating from culinary school, Juliet Capshaw returns to her quaint hometown of Ashland, Oregon, to heal a broken heart and help her mom at the family bakery. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is bringing in lots of tourists looking for some crumpets to go with their heroic couplets. But when one of Torte's customers turns up dead, there's much ado about murder...

The victim is Nancy Hudson, the festival's newest board member. A modern-day Lady Macbeth, Nancy has given more than a few actors and artists enough reasons to kill her...but still. The silver lining? Jules's high school sweetheart, Thomas, is the investigator on the case. His flirtations are as delicious as ever, and Jules can't help but want to have her cake and eat it too. But will she have her just desserts? Murder might be bad for business, but love is the sweetest treat of all...

Read an excerpt from Meet Your Baker!

 

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Wed
May 17 2017 12:00pm

5 New Books to Read this Week: May 16, 2017

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the most!

This week is all about variety, as we get ghosts, psychological suspense, true crime, and more! See what else this week brings in the way of books:

[See this week's Top 5...]

Tue
May 16 2017 4:00pm

Vote for Your Favorite God from American Gods

 

 

Don’t see your favorite god listed? Tell us who your favorite is in the comments below!

Tue
May 16 2017 2:00pm

Cover Reveal: Watch Me by Jody Gehrman

Intense obsession... Illicit attraction... Watch Me by Jody Gehrman presents a world where what you desire may be the most dangerous thing of all (available January 23, 2018).

Enjoy Crminal Element's exclusive sneak peek below!

SAM

There’s a key turning in your door. Adrenaline shoots through my body so fast I get a head rush.

For a second, my impulse is to stand my ground. I long to greet you and welcome you in and cook for you and ask about your day and massage the kinks from your taut shoulders and scold Emily for jumping onto your lap when it’s your turn to be petted, to be loved.

[Read the full excerpt from Watch Me...]

Thu
May 11 2017 4:30pm

Who Killed Sister Cathy? Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s Latest True Crime Documentary, The Keepers

The Catholic Church. Sexual abuse. A murdered nun.

Netflix’s new 7-part docuseries, The Keepers: Who Killed Sister Cathy?, explores the intriguing and frustrating cold case of the murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik.

Cesnik was murdered in Baltimore, Maryland, in November of 1969, but her body wouldn’t be found for two full months. And while it originally looked like a case of a violent abduction resulting in murder, new evidence and reports of sexual abuse at the Catholic school Cesnik taught at surfaced 25 years later and put the spotlight directly on the Church—specifically Father Joseph Maskell.

[Watch the trailer below!]

Thu
May 11 2017 12:00pm

Discount: Independence Day by Ben Coes

In anticipation of the release of the 7th Dewey Andreas novel from Ben Coes, Trap the Devil (available 6/20), get a digital copy of the 5th installment in the series, Independence Day, for only $2.99 through June 5th!

Cloud, a high-level Russian hacker, perhaps the best in the world, has acquired a nuclear weapon. It's an older bomb from the USSR's Cold War arsenal with the power to devastate a major city. Fueled by a dark and personal vendetta, Cloud has put it onto an anonymous trawler, piloted by jihadists, headed straight to America.

Dewey Andreas, former Delta working as an agent for the C.I.A., is still drowning in grief after the tragic murder of his fiancée. Dewey has lost his focus, his edge, and the confidence of his superiors.

Learning of the missing loose nuke and picking up chatter about an impending terrorist attack on American shores, the best and most talented C.I.A. agents are now chasing both Cloud and the bomb. Acting on credible intel, two highly trained teams are sent into Russia in a two-pronged mission to grab Cloud. But it's a trap, and now America's last hope of stopping the bomb is an unofficial agent gone rogue: Dewey Andreas.

With only three days left, Dewey Andreas must find the elusive Cloud. To do so, Dewey will risk everything to find the most dangerous and skilled enemy he's yet faced. For if he fails, American will suffer its most deadly terrorist attack on the Fourth of July—Independence Day.

Read an excerpt from Independence Day!

 

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Wed
May 10 2017 12:00pm

5 New Books to Read this Week: May 9, 2017

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the most!

This week, we get a new novel from acclaimed author Dennis Lehane, as well as the 11th Harry Hole thriller from Jo Nesbo and the 4th Macy Greeley mystery by Karin Salvalaggio! See what else this week brings in the way of books:

[See this week's Top 5...]