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The investigation itself takes center stage, whether driven by cops working the beat, agents within a task force, or licensed P.I.s.

Review: <i>Promises in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 16 2017

Review: Promises in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
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...
Review: <i>Salvation in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 13 2017

Review: Salvation 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>Strangers in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 12 2017

Review: Strangers 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>An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock</i> by Terry Shames
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January 12 2017

Review: An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock by Terry Shames

An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock by Terry Shames is the 6th book in the Samuel Craddock Mystery...
<i>Echoes in Death</i> by J.D. Robb: A Visual Guide
Blogs
January 11 2017

Echoes in Death by J.D. Robb: A Visual Guide

GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. This...
Review: <i>Creation in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 11 2017

Review: Creation 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: January 10, 2017
Blogs
January 11 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: January 10, 2017

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
What Is Your Favorite Winter Mystery Locale?
Blogs
January 10 2017

What Is Your Favorite Winter Mystery Locale?

Brrr. It’s getting cold out there! With all the snow hitting the east coast, we started...
Review: <i>Innocent in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 10 2017

Review: Innocent 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>Born in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 9 2017

Review: Born in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
“The Dry Twist” Cocktail
Blogs
January 6 2017

“The Dry Twist” Cocktail

What do you do when the past tries to make you remember? Have a few cocktails! And what better...
Review: <i>Memory in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 6 2017

Review: Memory in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Writing About Serious Issues
Blogs
January 5 2017

Writing About Serious Issues

I once asked forensics specialist and author D.P. Lyle what he thought was at the core of criminal...
Review: <i>Origin in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 5 2017

Review: Origin 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>Survivor in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 4 2017

Review: Survivor 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: January 3, 2017
Blogs
January 4 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: January 3, 2017

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Which Sherlock Holmes Story Is Your Favorite?
Blogs
January 3 2017

Which Sherlock Holmes Story Is Your Favorite?

When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created his most famous detective over a century ago, no one could...
Review: <i>Visions in Death</i> by J.D. Robb
Blogs
January 3 2017

Review: Visions in Death by J.D. Robb

To celebrate the upcoming release of J.D. Robb's 44th Eve Dallas mystery, Echoes in Death,...
Lisbeth Salander’s Assassin’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions
Blogs
January 2 2017

Lisbeth Salander’s Assassin’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions

This week's guest columnist is Lisbeth Salander, who's a hacker but not a hack, Wasp...
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,...
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...