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JoeBro33
July 15 2014

Thrillerfest IX: Sights, Sounds, and Sweepstakes

Thrillerfest IX finished up a long weekend of seminars and panels with its annual ITW Thriller Awards, with Andrew Pyper's The Demonologist winning Best Hardcover Novel. But Thrillerfest isn't...
Debbie.Meldrum
July 2 2014

From Page to Screen with Gone Baby Gone: Is the Book Always Better?

My only previous experience with Dennis Lehane was the movie version of Mystic River, but I was impressed by the story and as a result, Gone Baby Gone rose to the top of my to-be-read pile. The...
JoeBro33
April 7 2014

New Trailer for The Drop: James Gandolfini’s Final Film

The Drop (previously titled Animal Hosptial), a Brooklyn-based mob-thriller is set to debut in theaters on September 19, 2014. Starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, and written by Dennis Lehane,...
Crime HQ
July 24 2013

Animal Rescue Has A Special Significance

We mentioned recently that Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace are starring Animal Rescue, a film adaptation of a Dennis Lehane short story from the 2009 Boston Noir anthology, in which a bartender finds a puppy...
Crime HQ
July 22 2013

We’re Expecting Child 44 with Tom Hardy!

Best-selling Cold War thriller soon to be a major motion picture with an all-star cast? We’re in, but we’ll have to wait a little while. Filming just started on Child 44, based on the 2008...
Crime HQ
May 6 2013

Edgar and Agatha Have an Award-Winning Week in 2013!

First it was The Edgar Awards, announced on Thursday night: Best Novel: Live by Night by Dennis Lehane Best First Novel: The Expats by Chris Pavone Best Paperback Original: The Last...
Crime HQ
April 7 2013

2013 ’s Thriller Award Nominees

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...
Crime HQ
February 9 2013

Left Coast Crime Announces 2013’s Award Nominees

Left Coast Crime is an annual event sponsored by mystery fans, where readers, writers, librarians, and other mystery and thriller enthusiasts gather to share their mutual interest in the genre....
BrianGreene
January 31 2013

Lost Classics of Noir: The Digger’s Game by George V. Higgins

So many people have been cited as influences on the films of Quentin Tarantino that it’s laughable. I might as well say my 21-month-old daughter influenced Reservoir Dogs. But if there’s...
Crime HQ
January 16 2013

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2013 Edgar Award Nominees

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...
s.amper
September 29 2012

Fresh Meat: Live by Night by Dennis Lehane

Live by Night by Dennis Lehane is a historical noir set in the 1920s in both Boston and Cuba (available October 2, 2012). The title of Dennis Lehane’s new novel Live by Night sounds like it...
Crime HQ
May 29 2012

In Pursuit of Spenser: Love Him, Like This Facebook Sweepstakes!

Spenser, the Boston private detective created by Robert B. Parker, has inspired legions of readers and writers alike. To commemorate his influence, editor Otto Penzler assembled a monster list of crime...
DeborahLacy
May 13 2012

Mother Knows Best: Mom’s Favorite Crime Fiction

“Listen to your mother.”  Excellent words of advice, so today on the occasion of Mother’s Day, we are going to give some of our mothers the opportunity to make crime fiction book and TV recommendations....
MaxAllanCollins
May 9 2012

Where’s the Love for—and in—Hardboiled?

You don’t see the term “hardboiled” much any more. “Noir” has supplanted it, co-opted from the French film critics who intended it for the American crime films made during and shortly after...
RKLewis
December 13 2011

What Is Noir?

“So,” said the lovely dame sitting next to me, “what really is Noir?” Smiled as she said it. Like she knew she was setting me up. A level of mirth on par with seeing me nude...
May 23 2011

The Soundtracks of Sin

I recently read Peter Robinson’s fine novel Friend of the Devil. When I was finished, I spent a pleasant half hour checking out all the music he references throughout the book. (Or rather, music that...
JNovins
May 3 2011

Lehane Writes Romance, too? Kenzie and Gennaro

I’ve been looking for love in all the wrong places...and finding it in mysteries and thrillers! For the last five years, I've run the green room at Book Expo America—the national...