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Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in January 2017
Blogs
January 2 2017

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

With the holidays over and a new year ahead, Netflix has made a promising start with a good amount...
Review: <i>Divided in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 2 2017

Review: Divided in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Review: <i>The Hollow Men</i> by Rob McCarthy
Blogs
January 2 2017

Review: The Hollow Men by Rob McCarthy

The Hollow Men by Rob McCarthy follows police surgeon Harry Kent, who's determined to help those...
Best TV Shows of 2016
Blogs
December 30 2016

Best TV Shows of 2016

While the box office had a relatively weak year, the Home Box Office killed it with Season 6...
Review: <i>Imitation in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 30 2016

Review: Imitation in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Best Movies of 2016
Blogs
December 29 2016

Best Movies of 2016

2016 returned another year of mostly superhero movies and remakes, but there were definitely...
Review: <i>Portrait in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 29 2016

Review: Portrait in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
<i>The X-Files Origins: Devil’s Advocate</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
December 29 2016

The X-Files Origins: Devil’s Advocate: New Excerpt

The X-Files Origins: Devil's Advocate by Jonathan Maberry tells the backstory of how Dana Scully...
Review: <i>Purity in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 28 2016

Review: Purity in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Best Books of 2016
Blogs
December 28 2016

Best Books of 2016

2016 was a MONSTER year for books! From a new John Hart to Louise Penny's 12th Inspector...
<i>The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos</i>: New Excerpt
Blogs
December 28 2016

The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos: New Excerpt

The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos by Kami Garcia tells the backstory of how Fox Mulder became a...
Review: <i>Reunion in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 27 2016

Review: Reunion in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Review: <i>Seduction in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 26 2016

Review: Seduction in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Review: <i>Betrayal in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 23 2016

Review: Betrayal in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
A Criminal Christmas List
Blogs
December 22 2016

A Criminal Christmas List

Oh no! The Discovery Channel’s talking Joe Kenda bobblehead is out of stock and you still...
Review: <i>The Hollow Men</i> by Rob McCarthy
Blogs
December 22 2016

Review: The Hollow Men by Rob McCarthy

The Hollow Men by Rob McCarthy follows police surgeon Harry Kent, who's determined to help those...
Review: <i>Witness in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 21 2016

Review: Witness in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
<i>An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
December 21 2016

An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock: New Excerpt

An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock by Terry Shames is the 6th book in the Samuel Craddock Mystery...
Review: <i>Loyalty in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 20 2016

Review: Loyalty in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Holidays and Murder: The Best Mysteries for Christmastime
Blogs
December 19 2016

Holidays and Murder: The Best Mysteries for Christmastime

A U.S. survey has come out with an interesting statistic: more murders take place during the...
Review: <i>The Cat Sitter and the Canary</i> by Blaize & John Clement
Blogs
December 19 2016

Review: The Cat Sitter and the Canary by Blaize & John Clement

The Cat Sitter and the Canary is the 11th book in the Dixie Hemingway series (Available December 20,...
Review: <i>Conspiracy in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 19 2016

Review: Conspiracy in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes In Death,...
Dear Professor Moriarty: A Pile of Boring Secret Santa Gifts
Blogs
December 19 2016

Dear Professor Moriarty: A Pile of Boring Secret Santa Gifts

This week's guest columnist is Professor Moriarty who reports that he is, contrary to rumors,...
Q&A with John Arcudi, Author of <i>Dead Inside</i>
Blogs
December 16 2016

Q&A with John Arcudi, Author of Dead Inside

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This December 21st, Dark Horse Comics will publish Dead Inside, a new creator-owned series from...
Review: <i>Holiday in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 16 2016

Review: Holiday in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes In Death,...
Review: <i>Vengeance in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 15 2016

Review: Vengeance in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Review: <i>Ceremony in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 14 2016

Review: Ceremony in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
5 New Books to Read this Week: December 13, 2016
Blogs
December 14 2016

5 New Books to Read this Week: December 13, 2016

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
David Rosenfelt’s <i>The Twelve Dogs of Christmas</i> Sweepstakes
Blogs
December 14 2016

David Rosenfelt’s The Twelve Dogs of Christmas Sweepstakes

David Rosenfelt, author of the Andy Carpenter series and the recently released The Twelve Dogs of...
Review: <i>Rapture in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
December 13 2016

Review: Rapture in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...