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Whether the world is at stake or it’s just another day in Chinatown, Jake, these stories are about dark deeds, suspense, and the adrenaline rush.

Blogs
August 27 2015

Hurry! “Lesson Learned” Submissions Mailbox Closes Friday at Noon

At 11:59 a.m. tomorrow, The M.O. submissions close, so get to writing and tell us your “Lesson...
Blogs
August 26 2015

From Page to Screen with Night and the City

In thinking about Jules Dassin’s 1950 work of film noir Night and the City in relation...
Blogs
August 24 2015

Hannibal 3.12: “The Number of the Beast is 666”

Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) envisions killing his wife and so consults the second-deadliest therapist...
Excerpts
August 23 2015

Godless Country: New Excerpt

Godless Country by Alaric Hunt is the 2nd thriller in the Guthrie and Vasquez series about a NYC stalker...
Excerpts
August 21 2015

Slaughter: Exclusive Excerpt

Slaughter by John Lutz is the 10th thriller featuring NYPD Detective Frank Quinn where a madman's...
Blogs
August 21 2015

The ZINNG: Cocoa and Improbable Weapons

At Mystery Fanfare, the Macavity nominees for Best Short Story discuss the importance of first...
Blogs
August 19 2015

Fresh Meat: Savage Lane by Jason Starr

Savage Lane by Jason Star is a thrilling noir that offers up a searing satire of a declining...
Blogs
August 18 2015

Fresh Meat: Hangman’s Game by Bill Syken

Hangman's Game by Bill Syken is the debut mystery in the Nick Gallow series about a professional...
Blogs
August 18 2015

Now Win This!: Dark Nights, Dark Dreams Sweepstakes

Caution all ye who enter here, for these nine titles should be warning enough: nightmares await! Click...
Blogs
August 18 2015

Hannibal 3.11: “And the Beast From the Sea”

  In Hannibal's 3.11 “And the Beast From the Sea,” Will Graham (Hugh...
Blogs
August 17 2015

Sorry, Yogi, That Door’s for Cat Burglars

An Idaho man's home has been repeatedly raided by thieving bears, and a cub even tried to sneak...
Excerpts
August 16 2015

Night of the Cobra: New Excerpt

Night of the Cobra by Jack Coughlin is the 8th military thriller featuring sniper Kyle Swanson attempting...
Excerpts
August 13 2015

Allegiance: New Excerpt

Allegiance by Kermit Roosevelt is a historical legal thriller set in the US just after the Japanese...
Blogs
August 11 2015

Fresh Meat: Dragon Day by Lisa Brackmann

Dragon Day by Lisa Brackmann is the final book in the Ellie McEnroe trilogy about American vereran...
Excerpts
August 11 2015

The Ripper Gene: New Excerpt

The Ripper Gene is the debut thriller by Michael Ransom about a neuroscientist-turned-FBI profiler...
Blogs
August 11 2015

Hannibal 3.10: “And the Woman Clothed In Sun”

In Hannibal's 3.10, it's getting late, but Tooth Fairies are night owls, and Francis...
Blogs
August 10 2015

True Detective 2.08: Season Finale “Omega Station”

“We deserve a better world.” Yes, we do. Just as in Season 1, the tying up of...
Excerpts
August 9 2015

Gone Cold: New Excerpt

Gone Cold by Douglas Corleone is the 3rd book in the Simon Fisk series featuring a former US Marshal...
Excerpts
August 7 2015

Dead Soon Enough: New Excerpt

Dead Soon Enough by Steph Cha is the third mystery featuring Los Angeles P.I. Juniper Song who has...
Blogs
August 6 2015

Prison Break to Return to Fox, Stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell to Come Back Too

You can officially add Prison Break alongside Twin Peaks and The X-Files to the group of completed...
Blogs
August 4 2015

Now Win This!: Deadly Little Secrets Sweepstakes

You might think you want the truth, but these nine books prove you can’t handle it! Click...
Blogs
August 3 2015

True Detective 2.07: “Black Maps and Motel Rooms”

“I’ve been waiting for that all my life.” Too many hotel rooms, not enough...
Blogs
July 31 2015

No Sweat, The M.O. Returns with a New Theme!

Summer's flying by and The M.O. is sweating with panic over the theme “Lesson Learned.”...
Excerpts
July 30 2015

Best Laid Plans: New Excerpt

Best Laid Plans by Allison Brennan is the 9th thriller in the Lucy Kincaid series where the FBI agent...
Blogs
July 30 2015

Boomsticks Weekly!: Ash vs. Evil Dead

Grab your boomsticks, Bruce Campbell and Evil Dead fans, because the new “horror sitcom”...
Excerpts
July 28 2015

Brush Back: New Excerpt

Brush Back by Sara Paretsky is the 18th novel featuring Chicago private eye V.I. Warshawski, who'll...
Blogs
July 28 2015

The Essential Jim Gordon Stories, Or, When Gordon Became Batman

In the current storyline in DC’s Batman and Detective Comics, Jim Gordon’s shaved his...
Blogs
July 27 2015

True Detective 2.06: “Church in Ruins”

“I sold my soul for nothing.” That’s Ray’s opening complaint, as...
Excerpts
July 25 2015

The Fall: New Excerpt

The Fall by R.J. Pineiro is a sci-fi thriller where a man jumps from the outermost reaches of the...
Blogs
July 23 2015

“A Place With No Mercy”: Spectre Trailer

In the past, the villains of the James Bond universe have bordered on being one-dimensional,...