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Review: <i>Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal</i> by Mike Mignola & Tom Sniegoski
Blogs
February 23 2017

Review: Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal by Mike Mignola & Tom Sniegoski

Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal by Mike Mignola and Tom Sniegoski is a beautifully...
<i>Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
February 22 2017

Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal: New Excerpt

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Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal by Mike Mignola and Tom Sniegoski is a beautifully...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part VII
Blogs
February 21 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part VII

Last week, the cards were turned and plans were set into motion. This week, we get our final showdown...
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 7.10: “New Best Friends”
Blogs
February 20 2017

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 7.10: “New Best Friends”

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This show is rapidly approaching a Game of Thrones level of characters, but not in a good way....
<i>Doctor Who</i>: The Greatest Mystery and Horror Tales (2005-2015)
Blogs
February 17 2017

Doctor Who: The Greatest Mystery and Horror Tales (2005-2015)

The Doctor is an alien humanoid over two thousand years old, has two hearts, and has regenerated...
Page to Screen: <i>The Birds</i>: du Maurier & Hitchcock
Blogs
February 16 2017

Page to Screen: The Birds: du Maurier & Hitchcock

Daphne du Maurier published her story “The Birds” in her 1952 collection called The...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part VI
Blogs
February 14 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part VI

Last week, the tension built as the man in black showed up in Mejis. This week, plans are set in motion...
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 7.09: “Rock in the Road”
Blogs
February 13 2017

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 7.09: “Rock in the Road”

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Last night's episode of The Walking Dead had more of a familiar feel to it, as a number...
Review: <i>The Nightwalker</i> by Sebastian Fitzek
Blogs
February 7 2017

Review: The Nightwalker by Sebastian Fitzek

The Nightwalker by Sebastian Fitzek is a psychological thrill-ride of a novel that finds an insomniac...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part V
Blogs
February 7 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part V

Last week, true intentions surfaced and a forbidden love was consummated. This week, tension builds...
Hellish Nature: Exploring the Mythology of <i>Lucifer</i>, Episode 2.13: “A Good Day to Die”
Blogs
January 31 2017

Hellish Nature: Exploring the Mythology of Lucifer, Episode 2.13: “A Good Day to Die”

We’ve finally gone (back) to hell! The last time was at the end of Season 1 where Lucifer...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part IV
Blogs
January 31 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part IV

Last week, Roland and Susan struggled with their feelings for each other. This week, secrets abound...
Review: <i>Black Feathers</i>, Edited by Ellen Datlow
Blogs
January 30 2017

Review: Black Feathers, Edited by Ellen Datlow

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales is a dazzling anthology of avian-themed fiction guaranteed to frighten...
Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in February 2017
Blogs
January 30 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in February 2017

February is the month for love, which means Netflix went heavy on the romantic comedies and feel-good...
Top Female Crime and Mystery Authors
Blogs
January 26 2017

Top Female Crime and Mystery Authors

Crime and mystery fiction’s diversity attracts a broad readership. For instance, I prefer...
The Immense Appeal of HBO’s Mysterious <i>Westworld</i>
Blogs
January 26 2017

The Immense Appeal of HBO’s Mysterious Westworld

Looking for a cool, new-world vacation? Love living a fantasy without any consequences? Need...
Which Film Will Win the Oscar for Best Picture?
Blogs
January 24 2017

Which Film Will Win the Oscar for Best Picture?

The 2017 Academy Awards nominations have been announced! While crime stories don’t get...
Playing God: Exploring the Mythology in <i>Lucifer</i>, Episode 2.12: “Love Handles”
Blogs
January 24 2017

Playing God: Exploring the Mythology in Lucifer, Episode 2.12: “Love Handles”

Ah, the dream tease. Lucifer’s writers are clearly having fun teasing us with Lucifer’s...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part III
Blogs
January 24 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part III

Last week, we traveled back to Mejis to learn of Roland's backstory. This week, the romance between...
Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart”: Why Are These Men Laughing?
Blogs
January 19 2017

Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart”: Why Are These Men Laughing?

Today, Edgar A. Poe would have been 208 years old. His birthday gift to readers is stories that...
Discount: <i>First Grave on the Right</i> by Darynda Jones
Blogs
January 19 2017

Discount: First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones

First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones is the smashing, award-winning debut novel that introduces...
Who Is Your Favorite Fictional President?
Blogs
January 17 2017

Who Is Your Favorite Fictional President?

This week, the United States of America will inaugurate its 45th president. While here at CrimeHQ...
Unworthy: Exploring the Mythology of <i>Lucifer</i>, Episode 2.11: “Stewardess Interruptus”
Blogs
January 17 2017

Unworthy: Exploring the Mythology of Lucifer, Episode 2.11: “Stewardess Interruptus”

The Lucifer hiatus has ended, and we can finally get back to our favorite devil. This episode...
Charley Davidson’s Crime-Solving Tips (Supernatural Abilities Required)
Blogs
January 17 2017

Charley Davidson’s Crime-Solving Tips (Supernatural Abilities Required)

In celebration of Darynda Jones's newest Charley Davidson mystery, Eleventh Grave in Moonlight...
<i>Eleventh Grave in Moonlight</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 16 2017

Eleventh Grave in Moonlight: New Excerpt

Grim Reaper Charley Davidson is back in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight, the latest installment of...
5 Gateway Marvel Comics for Crime Fiction Fans
Blogs
January 13 2017

5 Gateway Marvel Comics for Crime Fiction Fans

Crime fiction is usually set in a gritty, grounded world where protagonists are often forced...
The X-Files Origins Series: 2 Audio Excerpts
Excerpts
January 12 2017

The X-Files Origins Series: 2 Audio Excerpts

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How did Dana Scully become a skeptic? How did Fox Mulder become a believer? This week's Sounds...
The Dark Tower: <i>Wizard and Glass</i>, Part I
Blogs
January 10 2017

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass, Part I

Last week, we finished up The Waste Lands with a pain of a cliffhanger. Thankfully, we only had to...
Trailer: <i>The Girl with all the Gifts</i> (2017)
Blogs
January 9 2017

Trailer: The Girl with all the Gifts (2017)

The Girl with all the Gifts is set in a dystopian world where a fungal spore has infected most...
<i>The Clairvoyants</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 9 2017

The Clairvoyants: New Excerpt

The Clairvoyants is Karen Brown’s most hypnotic novel to date—gothic-inflected psychological...