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JoeBro33
July 29 2014

New Trailer for Nightcrawler: The City Shines Brightest at Night

In the new trailer for the upcoming film Nightcrawler, Jake Gyllenhaal plays Lou Bloom, an aspiring journalist who speeds around the the streets of Los Angeles in the middle of the night looking...
JakeHinkson
July 27 2014

The Movies of 1944: Laura

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of film noir’s landmark year, we’re looking at the six key films of 1944: Double Indemnity, Laura, Murder My Sweet, Phantom Lady, When Strangers Marry,...
Corrina
May 2 2014

Fresh Meat: Invisible City by Julia Dahl

Invisible City by Julia Dahl is about a murder in a Hasidic NYC community, and the only way for hopeful big-city reporter Rebekah to catch the killer is to must immerse herself in the traditionally...
JordanFoster
April 15 2014

Fresh Meat: The Long Shadow by Liza Marklund

The Long Shadow by Liza Marklund, translated from Swedish by Neil Smith, is the eighth featuring Stockholm reporter Annika Bengzton, who'll  jet to Spain's glitzy Costa del Sol to investigate...
DirkRobertson
April 12 2014

Fresh Meat: The Axe Factor by Colin Cotterill

The Axe Factor by Colin Cotterill is the third Jimm Juree Mystery about a relocated news reporter in rural Thailand who finds herself entwined with a suspicious crime writer (available April 15, 2014). The...
DorothyHayes
March 5 2014

Fresh Meat: Providence Rag by Bruce DeSilva

Providence Rag, the third book in the Liam Mulligan series by Bruce DeSilva, forces a journalist to dig through his town's archives in order to keep a convicted serial killer in jail (available...
Terrie
February 1 2014

Fresh Meat: Death of an Irish Diva by Mollie Cox Bryan

Death of an Irish Diva by Mollie Cox Bryan is the third in the Cumberland Creek series featuring a small town's residents (and scrapbookers) dealing with a dance teacher's death and one backyard's...
Kattomic
January 21 2014

Fresh Meat: Bad Wolf by Nele Neuhaus

Bad Wolf by Nele Neuhaus is the second translated novel in the Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein detective series (available January 21, 2014). Nele Neuhaus knows how to kickstart a story....
girlygirl415
January 7 2014

Fresh Meat: Delivering Death by Julie Kramer

Delivering Death by Julie Kramer is the 6th mystery featuring Minneapolis investigative reporter Riley Spartz (available January 7, 2014). One of my favorite things about reading a new-to-me author...
dvaleris
October 28 2013

Fresh Meat: Keeping Secrets by Cathi Stoler

Keeping Secrets by Cathi Stoler is the second novel in the Laurel and Helen New York Mystery series, in which the reporter and private eye team up to help a young women in fear of her life (available...
nelizadrew
October 25 2013

Fresh Meat: Montana by Gwen Florio

Montana by Gwen Florio is a debut mystery featuring war correspondent Lola Wicks (available October 25, 2013). I’m no great fan of prologues. I find they tend to distract more than they add...
DaveRichards
October 24 2013

Fresh Meat: Silent City by Alex Segura

Silent City by Alex Segura is the first book in a new series about reporter-turned-P.I., Pete Fernandez (available October 29, 2013). It takes a hard man to become a private investigator. ...
girlygirl415
October 11 2013

Fresh Meat: Buried Leads by LynDee Walker

Buried Leads  by LynDee Walker is the second Nichelle Clarke Headlines in High Heels Mystery about a Virginia journalist (available October 15, 2013). Nichelle Clarke is a reporter for the...
jenny_maloney
September 8 2013

Fresh Meat: The Wrong Girl by Hank Phillippi Ryan

The Wrong Girl by Hank Phillippi Ryan is the second thriller set in Boston featuring journalist Jane Ryland and police detective Jake Brogan (September 10,2013). Read on for an audiobook excerpt...
LeighNeely
March 27 2013

Fresh Meat: Murder at the P & Z by Dorothy H. Hayes

Murder at the P & Z by Dorothy H. Hayes is a traditional mystery featuring a schoolteacher-turned-reporter-turned-amateur sleuth (available April 1, 2013). It’s 1983 and hardworking reporter,...
niidasholm
March 5 2013

Fresh Meat: The Good Cop by Brad Parks

The Good Cop by Brad Parks is the fourth mystery featuring investigative reporter Carter Ross (available March 5, 2013). Among the many reasons I enjoy being a newspaper reporter—not the least...
AmberKeller
February 21 2013

Still Stalking Kolchak

It was January 11, 1972.  A made-for-TV movie debuted on ABC that would turn out to be the highest rated to date. This movie was The Night Stalker and it was America’s introduction to the...
VictoriaJanssen
January 30 2013

Fresh Meat: A Cold and Lonely Place by Sara J. Henry

A Cold and Lonely Place by Sara J. Henry is the second traditional mystery following journalist Troy Chance (available February 5, 2013). Freelance writer Troy Chance is snapping photos of the Saranac...
Crime HQ
January 27 2013

Have You Seen This Woman?: A Slow News Day for Movie Prop

Journalists always prefer a little murder and mayhem to liven up the headlines. But recently while sifting through the Internet, a user pointed out that the same newspaper had been used in a lot of...
LeighNeely
January 22 2013

Fresh Meat: The Sixth Station by Linda Stasi

The Sixth Station by Linda Stasi is a thriller involving international politics, terrorism, and a charismatic and potentially deadly, religious leader (available January 22, 2013). The Sixth Station...
David.Mark
October 20 2012

You Can’t Handle the Truth, So Escape with Some Crime Fiction

I’ve shaken hands with killers. I’ve stood outside their homes and drunk their coffee and made snide remarks about the state of their curtains. I’ve watched them tearfully appeal...
LeighNeely
October 3 2012

Fresh Meat: Golden Dawn by Thomas M. Kostigen

Golden Dawn by Thomas M. Kostigen is an international terrorist thriller (available October 16, 2012). Travel is a key element of the suspense novel, Golden Dawn by Thomas M. Kostigen, and I promise...
LakisFourouklas
September 30 2012

Fresh Meat: Mixed Signals by Jane Tesh

Mixed Signals is the second novel in the Grace Street cozy mystery series (available October 2, 2012). Mixed Signals is a cozy novel that has a heavier focus on characters than on crime. Yes, there...
DeborahLacy
September 1 2012

Fresh Meat: The Other Woman by Hank Phillippi Ryan

The Other Woman is the first book in the Jane Ryland thriller series by Hank Phillippi Ryan (available September 4, 2012). Jane Ryland had thrown up after the verdict. She’d twisted...
HankPhillippiRyan
August 27 2012

Getting the Truth: Confessions of an Investigative Reporter

No question, the renegade doctor was looking at my chest. And that presented a major problem. I was wearing thick glasses instead of my usual contacts. My on-air hair had never looked so disheveled....
Crime HQ
May 24 2012

Hey Girl, Ryan Gosling Goes Gangster

At Criminal Element, we like our memes. We also happen to like Ryan Gosling in Gangster Squad, so what’s a Crime HQ agent to do but make our own “Hey Girl, Ryan Gosling” memes, of course!...
Crime HQ
May 19 2012

Gangster Squad Trailer: Cops on the QT in 1940s L.A.

Hey...why does the bad guy look like he’s the one with the halo? Because it’s Chinatown. At least the time and place and stink of corruption are about right. Gangster Squad is an upcoming...
Crime HQ
March 9 2012

To Hell with Show Trials, Give Us The Puppet’s Court!

The corruption trial of Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora is a big deal, but it’s also rich in absurdity. Recognizing that, rather than flashing up a bunch of pastel drawings from the trial,...
RichardZSantos
August 24 2011

Horace McCoy: Reality and Beautiful Risks

Horace McCoy led a life so interesting it seems almost comic. He was a fighter pilot in WW1 (shot down and awarded the French equivalent of the Medal of Honor, of course). He was reputedly a pretty...
mandacollins
August 22 2011

Fresh Meat: Tracy Kiely’s Murder Most Persuasive

One of the most enjoyable aspects of reading a story that strongly references another is the zing of recognition the reader feels each time they “get” the joke.  Borrowing heavily from Jane...