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LanceC
November 19 2014

Spinning Wheels: Transporter: The Series

In the beginning, there was Luc Besson. This master of over-the-top Eurotrash thrillers wrote the script for what in 2002 became The Transporter, the metal-bending saga of a driver-for-hire delivering...
rachelkb
May 6 2014

Fresh Meat: The Water Rat of Wanchai by Ian Hamilton

The Water Rat of Wanchai by Ian Hamilton, published 5th, is chronologically the 1st globetrotting adventure with forensic accountant and martial artist Ava Lee, beginning her career as she tracks a...
Crime HQ
April 29 2014

2014 Shortlists: U.K.’s CrimeFest Awards and the Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Awards

The upcoming CrimeFest convention (May 15-18th, Bristol, U.K.) and the Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Awards (June 5th, Toronto) have both announced their nominees, and we're thrilled to share...
Crime HQ
April 28 2014

Spring Crime in Paris Blooms with Possibilities

In spring, is there anywhere more seductive than France? In case you're itching for some armchair travel, here are links with something to fill any francophile crime fan with joie de vivre: Looking...
Crime HQ
February 4 2014

Announcing the 2014 Left Coast Crime Awards Nominees!

More award news! Left Coast Crime will be oceanside in Monterey, California this year (thus the monikker Calamari Crime), and here is its recently announced list of nominated honorees! [For Humor,...
WallaceStroby
January 14 2014

The Five Best Heist Films You’ve Never Seen

You may know the classics of the heist genre—John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle, Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing, Jules Dassin’s Rififi, etc.(for an overview of the essentials, check...
dvaleris
August 20 2013

Fresh Meat: How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny is the ninth Inspector Gamache mystery, and as Christmas approaches, hostile politics at the Surete du Quebec will bring him back to Three Pines (available August...
VictoriaJanssen
June 15 2013

Fresh Meat: Twilight is not Good for Maidens by Lou Allin

Twilight is not Good for Maidens by Lou Allin is the third Holly Martin, Royal Canadian Mounted Police mystery (available June 18, 2013). Corporal Holly Martin's small RCMP detachment on Vancouver...
IanTruman
February 13 2013

True Crime? The Curious Case of Remy Couture

You may or may not be aware of this case so let me start with a brief recap: Remy Couture is a special effects artist here in my hometown of Montreal. His speciality is crime and (mostly) gore....
Crime HQ
November 21 2012

The Biblio-Mat: Automation Adds Mystery to Book Buying. Really!

Via NPR: Stephen Fowler is a used book seller and owner of The Monkey’s Paw in Toronto, which specializes in the “old and unusual.” He and his wife came up with an alternative to the...
Crime HQ
August 28 2012

Now Win This!: Louise Penny’s The Beautiful Mystery

Sorry, this sweepstakes has ended. Stay tuned on our Sweepstakes page for more offers! Click here to enter for a chance to win! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT...
LauraBenedict
August 20 2012

Fresh Meat: The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny

The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny is the eighth book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series (available August 28, 2012). In the interest of full disclosure, I should tell you that I’m mad...
Crime HQ
August 7 2012

Now Win This!: Paul Dorion’s Bad Little Falls

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girlygirl415
August 4 2012

Fresh Meat: Bad Little Falls by Paul Doiron

Bad Little Falls by Paul Doiron is the third book in a series featuring Maine game warden Mike Bowditch (available August 7, 2012). Due to “administrative trouble,” Maine game warden Mike Bowditch...
LizStrange
June 9 2012

Assorted Bloody Words about Canada’s 2012 Crime Conference

Bloody Words is Canada’s first and largest conference for mystery authors and fans. Bloody Words XII was held a week ago in Toronto, with Guest of Honor Linwood Barclay, International Guest of Honor...
Crime HQ
March 30 2012

A Bohemian Rhapsodizes...in the Back of a Cop Car

Captured by the dashboard cam of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police car after the officer picked up a drunk who proceded to ramble about the “Brotherhood of Man on earth” and then sang Queen’s...
cmorgan
August 23 2011

Books are People, Too

Recently, we debated whether or not we needed bookstores anymore, but now, the question should be: Do we need books? Via Slashdot: A library in Surrey, British Columbia has the goal of checking...