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Crime HQ
November 4 2014

Now Win This!: Watch What You Read Sweepstakes

From screens to pages, these six books will keep you tuned in for more! Register to enter for a chance to win. Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes....
JoeBrosnan
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...
Crime HQ
April 2 2014

Amazon Picks Up Michael Connelly’s Bosch

Are you a fan of Michael Connelly's Hieronymous “Harry” Bosch? Well get ready for more! After testing the waters earlier this year with a pilot episode, Amazon Prime has ordered...
DeborahLacy
June 7 2013

Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Baseball Mysteries

Baseball season is well under way, so it’s time to start reading about fictional murder in our favorite ballparks. Here are some of my favorite series and standalones, and even a short story...
Crime HQ
June 3 2013

CrimeFest 2013 Award Winners

CrimeFest bills itself as “a convention for people who like to read an occasional crime novel as well as for die-hard fanatics.” In other words, a convention for everyone in the world. And...
Dpalumbo181
April 30 2013

“Psycho” Killers Are People Too

From Edward Hyde to Hannibal Lecter, to the serial killer in practically every James Patterson novel, what would the world of mystery thrillers be without the psychopathic, criminally disturbed villain? ...
Toffeegirl
February 27 2013

Criminal Records: On a Crime Fiction Soundtrack

Just lately, I’ve been pondering the reasons behind my apparent predilection for all things crime fiction. As a kid, I remember staring with amazement at the covers of my Mother’s library...
DeborahLacy
February 18 2013

Fan Favorites: Mystery Conventions

Mystery conventions (aka conferences) can be a great way to meet some of your favorite authors and to find kindred crime fiction friends. There are so many different fan conventions to choose from,...
Crime HQ
October 9 2012

Overheard: Bouchercon Honorees Have Books to Die For...and So Can You!

Bouchercon is a guaranteed good time. Seriously. Even if you never leave the bar and spend all your time listening to conversations, you’re bound to meet up with some great people and hear some...
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...
MyBookishWays
May 2 2012

The Top Five Detectives You Wouldn’t Want on Your Tail

Sure, most of us aren’t the serial killers, jewel thieves, or mobsters we read about, but we still wouldn’t want anyone poking their noses into our business. Literature is filled with sleuths we...
Crime HQ
February 1 2012

Left Coast Crime Award Nominees Announced

For years, the “Lefty” for best humorous crime novel has been awarded at the annual Left Coast Crime convention. Later, the The Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award was added for best...
AmyDalton
December 1 2011

Alive and Kicking: Series That Hold Up

A few weeks ago my To Be Read pile had a Michael Connelly, a Jonathan Kellerman, and a Dick Francis (well, Felix Francis, at least) on the stack. As I looked at those spines I realized that despite...
Olinecog
November 16 2011

Fresh Meat: Michael Connelly’s The Drop

Harry Bosch has always been the lone wolf in Michael Connelly’s series, with the singular mission of catching murderers. He’s no superman, but he’s an insightful cop who doesn’t let office politics,...
ColinCampbell
November 2 2011

Forensically Speaking: The Nonsense Effect

We’ve all seen this one, or read it.  Detective assigned to the case visits the crime scene after forensics and photographers and search teams have conducted their examination of the location. ...
GuyBergstrom
September 28 2011

Death Brackets: Toughest Dicks vs. Baddest Thriller Heroes: First Round, Part 2

This is the third installment in our Death Brackets: Toughest Dicks vs Baddest Thriller Heroes.  In the intro, you learned the rules and met the contestants.  In Part 1 of the First...
GuyBergstrom
September 26 2011

Death Brackets: The Contest and The Contestants

Mysteries and thrillers, by nature, are populated by tough guys. Detectives who hunt down serial killers. Spies who uncover dangerous traitors. Assassins who take out the worst bad guys on the planet...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
June 9 2011

Camilla Lackberg is Not “the Next Stieg Larsson”—She’s Better

Camilla Lackberg (Camilla Läckberg) can’t possibly be telling the truth. Even in a clingy cheetah-print wrap dress accessorized with delicate silver jewelry and looking every inch the...
May 4 2011

2011 Edgar Awards: A Night of Unspeakable Glamour

In my imagination, mystery novelists spend long days writing in T-shirts and jeans (or maybe their underwear) pounding out the stories that keep the rest of us reading late into the night. But last...
Terrie
April 30 2011

Only the Lawyers Know: Why Can’t I Have Harry?

Ever since I saw Michael Connelly play himself in a poker game on the amateur sleuth television show, “Castle,” I’ve been thinking he should have more Hollywood in his life. After...