Matthew Quirk is a New York Times bestselling author whose newest thriller, The Night Agent, is now on sale. Quirk studied history and literature at Harvard College. After graduation, he spent five years at The Atlantic reporting on crime, private military contractors, terrorism prosecutions, and international gangs. He lives in… Read more
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the most! Check back every Wednesday and see what we're reading for the week!
The Anthony Awards were held during Bouchercon in Albany last weekend, and here are the shortlists, with winners in bold: BEST NOVEL Dare Me by Megan Abbott The Trinity Game by Sean Chercover Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn * The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny The Other Woman by Hank… Read more
The International Thriller Writers (ITW) have announced their shortlists for 2013's Thriller Awards to be announced at this year's ThrillerFest. Best Hardcover Novel The Trinity Game by Sean Chercover Spilled Blood by Brian Freeman Catch Me by Lisa Gardner The Survivor by Gregg Hurwitz Defending Jacob by William Landay Best… Read more
Oscars, Emmys, Nobel Prizes… yeah, they’re nice too. But these are the award nominations we wait all year to hear. Today, Mystery Writers of America announced the nominees and honorees for the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television, published or produced in… Read more