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
The ties that bind can burn you. Enter for a chance to win one of 10 advanced copies of The Bitterroots, a searing novel of loyalty, lies, and lethal retribution from #1 New York Times bestseller C.J. Box.
The International Thriller Writers (ITW) recently announced the 2019 Thriller Award nominees. Join us in congratulating these worthy authors and books! BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL Lou Berney — NOVEMBER ROAD (William Morrow) Julia Heaberlin — PAPER GHOSTS (Ballantine Books) Jennifer Hillier — JAR OF HEARTS (Minotaur Books) Karin Slaughter — PIECES… Read more
This e-short story introduces readers to Brian Panowich’s brutal, mesmerizing North Georgia landscape, in preparation for Like Lions (4/30/19). Before Like Lions publishes on April 30th, enter the world of Brian Panowich, where Gareth Burroughs runs McFalls County, in North Georgia, and all the criminal enterprises therein. Two of his… Read more
Criminal Element is thrilled to welcome author Charles Finch and his longtime editor (and the host of Case Closed, our new podcast series!) Charles Spicer. The two recently sat down to discuss Finch’s newest Charles Lenox mystery The Vanishing Man, Shakespearean London, England’s class system, and the what-ifs of time… Read more
Enjoy this exclusive first look at the cover of Trace of Evil by Alice Blanchard, a riveting mystery that introduces Natalie Lockhart, a bold and audacious rookie detective assigned to hunt for a killer who is haunted by the past in this gripping murder case—available from Minotaur Books on December 3,… Read more
A deadly race for the Vatican’s oldest secret fuels Steve Berry’s latest international Cotton Malone thriller, The Malta Exchange. Enter for a chance to win one of 50 advanced copies!
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Cozy up with these six winter mysteries by entering for a chance to win below! * Country Select oneUnited StatesOtherSorry, you cannot enter at this time. * E-mail Official Rules OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS… Read more