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<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...
<i>The Rising</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 11 2017

The Rising: New Excerpt

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The Rising by acclaimed thriller-suspense novelists Heather Graham and Jon Land is a story of action,...
Into the Woods and Off the Grid: Three Profiles
Blogs
January 10 2017

Into the Woods and Off the Grid: Three Profiles

In December of 2012, in order to do research for my novel The River at Night, I embarked on a...
<i>Cast Iron</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 10 2017

Cast Iron: New Excerpt

Cast Iron by Peter May is the latest Enzo Macleod Investigation in the Enzo Files (available January...
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,...
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...
<i>You Don’t Know My Name</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 10 2017

You Don’t Know My Name: New Excerpt

Find out if you are ready to join the Black Angels in the captivating and emotional page-turner, You...
Review: <i>Dead Gone</i> by Luca Veste
Blogs
January 9 2017

Review: Dead Gone by Luca Veste

Dead Gone by Luca Veste is a terrifying trip into the darkest corners of psychology, where Detectives...
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 Travelers</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 9 2017

The Travelers: New Excerpt

The Travelers by Chris Pavone is a pulse-racing international thriller from the New York Times bestselling...
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,...
Review: <i>Burning Bright</i> by Nicholas Petrie
Blogs
January 9 2017

Review: Burning Bright by Nicholas Petrie

Burning Bright by Nicholas Petrie is the 2nd book in the Peter Ash series, where Ash has a woman’s...
<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...
<i>The Midnight Bell</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 7 2017

The Midnight Bell: New Excerpt

The Midnight Bell by Jack Higgins is the 22nd Sean Dillon novel.  In Ulster, Northern Ireland,...
“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...
Dear Mulder & Scully: New Year, New You
Blogs
January 6 2017

Dear Mulder & Scully: New Year, New You

This week's guest columnist are FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dr. Dana Scully, who—I...
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,...
<i>The Dry</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
January 5 2017

The Dry: New Excerpt

A small town hides big secrets in The Dry—an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning...
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...
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...