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June 11 2014

Fresh Meat: Bliss House by Laura Benedict

Bliss House by Laura Benedict focuses on a historic Virginia house built in 1887, and despite its blood-stained and mysterious past, it remains alive and vibrant (available June 15, 2014). Bliss...
May 2 2014

Reviving the Mockumentary: Trailer for What We Do in the Shadows

The trailer for What We Do in the Shadows starts off like the same trailer we see every three months: a dramatic musical buildup in a strategically-darkened, run-down house that ends with a haunting...
April 29 2014

Fresh Meat: XOM-B by Jeremy Robinson

XOM-B by Jeremy Robinson is a futuristic paranormal thriller about a unique young man with high-tech characteristics, who will find himself pursued by the world-enslaving Masters as well as masses of...
April 18 2014

Fresh Meat: The Furies by Mark Alpert

The Furies, a thriller by Mark Alpert, introduces us to a family like any other, with the exception of a genetic mutation that they've been forced to hide from the world for hundreds of years (available...
Corrina Lawson
April 7 2014

Sherlock Holmes’ Odder Fodder Part 2

With the publication of A Study in Scarlet, Arthur Conan Doyle kicked off a Sherlock Holmes phenomenon that has yet to abate. Sherlock and Elementary are just the latest in a long list of “reinventions”...
February 18 2014

Fresh Meat: Runner by Patrick Lee

Runner by Patrick Lee is the thriller debut of Sam Dryden,  retired special forces, tasked with protecting a powerful young girl from the evil clutches of the government (available February 18,...
Crime HQ
January 21 2014

New Study: Do Murdered Ghosts Suffer Post-Mortem PTSD?

Let the science speak for itself, even if it's rapping in closets or chilling attic corners. From the Australian Journal of Parapsychology (Vol. 13, Issue 1, June, 2013) “Psychological phenomena...
Crime HQ
December 17 2013

Now Win This!: Cold Deeds Sweepstakes

In every era and around the world, cold hearts lead to cold deeds. Whether historical, international, procedural, or supernatural, this sweepstakes for five new crime novels has guaranteed chills! Click...
December 17 2013

Holiday Havoc: 5 Warped, Weird, & Wonderful Christmas Graphic Novels

Christmas is a time where an overweight immortal man pilots a sleigh of flying reindeer across the globe, an angel shows a suicidal man the impact he’s had on the world, and spectral entities...
November 25 2013

Fresh Meat: Hostage by Kay Hooper

Hostage by Kay Hooper is the sequel to 2012's Haven, featuring Bishop and the Special Crimes Unit, using psychic gifts to hunt a dangerously unstable felon through the Appalachian wilderness (available...
November 25 2013

Fresh Meat: City of Lost Dreams by Magnus Flyte

The City of Lost Dreams by Magnus Flyte is the second adventurous mystery set in  a Europe where magic, science, and alchemy are all valid. In it, musicologist Sarah Weston and her friends—drunken...
November 8 2013

Rock Meet Ochse: SEAL Team 666 Heading to the Big Screen

It looks like one of Crime HQ's own is heading to the movies, well, his characters are anyway.  Weston Ochse's SEAL Team 666, a paranormal military thriller, has been optioned for...
October 29 2013

House-Haunting: My Real Estate Had Real Ghosts

The following story is true.  It is my own experience of living in a haunted house and if, when you have read it, you are still sceptical about the existence of ghosts, I will be very surprised. All...
October 22 2013

Fresh Meat: The Creeps by John Connolly

The Creeps by John Connolly continues the adventures of Samuel Johnson and his dachshund Boswell as he faces down demons, ghosts, bad dates, and various baddies of the multiverse in order to protect...
October 14 2013

Fresh Meat: The Heavens Rise by Christopher Rice

The Heavens Rise by Christopher Rice is a supernatural thriller set in New Orleans about young people whose lives are changed by something coming up from the bayou (available October 15, 2013.) Christopher...
October 7 2013

Black Magic Women: Anticipating American Horror Story: Coven

The ingeniously twisted minds behind American Horror Story have released four short and scary teasers for the upcoming season, American Horror Story: Coven. Words can’t express how thrilled I...
October 4 2013

Fresh Meat: Love is the Law by Nick Mamatas

Love is the Law by Nick Mamatas is a punk noir mystery featuring 18-year-old “Golden” Dawn, who is out for revenge (available October 8, 2013). Remember punk rock in the 1970s and 1980s?...
September 30 2013

Fresh Meat: Let the Old Dreams Die by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Let the Old Dreams Die by John Ajvide Lindqvist is a horrifying and chilling short fiction anthology, translated from the Swedish by Ebba Segerberg (available October 1, 2013). Before I started...
September 27 2013

Fresh Meat: Silencing Eve by Iris Johansen

Silencing Eve by Iris Johansen is the final book in the Eve Duncan trilogy, where James Doane and Eve's saga comes to a close (available October 1, 2013). At long last, we’ve received...
September 26 2013

Fresh Meat: The Séance Society by Michael Nethercott

The Séance Society by Michael Nethercott is the traditional mystery debut of reluctant, mid-century private investigator Lee Plunkett and curious widower Mr. O'Nelligan (available October...
September 14 2013

Set Your DVRs: Five New Crime TV Shows to Watch

According to TV Guide, there are fifty-seven new shows premiering this fall. Fifty-seven. That’s a lot of shows. Clearly, not all of them will succeed, but there are five new shows with criminal...
September 13 2013

Under the Radar—Horror Movies You May Have Missed: Stir of Echoes (1999)

I love the mainstream, popular, and critically acclaimed films as much as the next person. The last thing I’d consider myself is a cinematic snob. But there are times when a truly amazing movie...
September 3 2013

Fresh Meat: A Skeleton in the Family by Leigh Perry

A Skeleton in the Family by Leigh Perry, the pen name of author Toni L.P. Kelner, is the first in a humorous new series featuring an adjunct professor and mom and her friend since childhood, the family...
September 2 2013

Fresh Meat: Lowcountry Bombshell by Susan M. Boyer

Lowcountry Bombshell by Susan M. Boyer is the second cozy mystery about private investigator Liz Talbot set on a small-town island in South Carolina (available September 3, 2013). Susan M. Boyer...
Crime HQ
August 27 2013

The Walking Dead: Michonne is Back in Season 4...But For How Long?

In a brief clip released on AMC, we see Michonne returning to the prison astride a horse (horses can't run out of gas—smart move!). Unfortunately it's unclear if she'll be around...
July 25 2013

Fresh Meat: The Big Reap by Chris F. Holm

The Big Reap by Chris F. Holm is the 3rd in the series about Collector of souls Sam Thornton, who will be sent after a group of former Collectors who've cast off their ties to hell (available July...
June 11 2013

Fresh Meat: Another Little Piece by Kate Karyus Quinn

Another Little Piece by Kate Karyus Quinn is a dark young adult paranormal thriller (available June 11, 2013). A girl stumbles out of the night wearing a garbage bag as a poncho. She has no idea...
June 10 2013

Hemlock Grove: Read It or Watch It?

When I first saw posters for Hemlock Grove plastered on the walls of the New York City subway, I knew it was a series I couldn’t resist. Based on the book by Brian McGreevy, Hemlock Grove follows...
June 6 2013

Fresh Meat: Shadow People by James Swain

Shadow People by James Swain is a supernatural urban fantasy and the follow-up to Dark Magic (available June 11, 2013). What do you see when you turn out the lights during a séance? If you...
May 21 2013

Fresh Meat: Transparent by Natalie Whipple

Transparent by Natalie Whipple is a debut young adult novel with paranormal elements, including an invisible protagonist (available May 21, 2013). Fiona was born into one of the largest crime syndicates...