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The Occult Hand
October 17 2014

How to Get Away with Murder 1.04: “Let’s Get to Scooping”

“We get to be spies!” That’s Asher (Matt McGorry), the student whose only characterization so far has been ‘douchebag,’ finally showing his geeky side over a case...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
October 14 2014

Inspector Lewis: “Lions of Nemea”

It’s all Greek to me, and to you, in this episode as we dust off Sophocles and Euripides for tales of hubris, and vengeance, and murder. We know virtually nothing about Felix Garwood (John...
The Occult Hand
October 11 2014

How to Get Away with Murder 1.03: “Smile, Or Go to Jail”

I’ve never been great at remembering people’s names, and this show is not helping. The main cast is composed of Annalise Keating (Viola Davis), five law students, two associate attorneys,...
October 7 2014

Fresh Meat: Truth Be Told by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Truth Be Told by Hank Phillippi Ryan is the third novel featuring Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan, a Boston journalist and cop, whose new investigations of murder amid shady foreclosures and the cold...
September 30 2014

Fresh Meat: The Perfect Witness by Iris Johansen

The Perfect Witness by Iris Johansen is a romatic thriller about the daughter of a mob boss whose visions into people's darkest mark her for death, until a dangerous man helps her bury her identity...
September 9 2014

Fresh Meat: Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd

Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd is a standalone romantic suspense featuring a geologist, an FBI agent, and a long-buried secret that comes to light during an earthquake (available September 9, 2014). If...
June 10 2014

Longmire 3.02 and the Trials “Of Children and Travelers”

Okay, so this episode may not have given much time to the running storylines that I was really looking forward to watching, especially after the exciting season opener, but there were some moments...
May 8 2014

Fresh Meat: Jack of Spies by David Downing

Jack of Spies by David Downing is the debut World War I espionage series introducing U.K. spy Jack McColl who travels the world uncovering secrets disguised as a traveling car salesman (available...
May 3 2014

Fresh Meat: Wolverine Bros. Freight & Storage by Stephen Ulfelder

Wolverine Bros. Freight and Storage by Steve Ulfelder is the fourth installment in the Conway Sax Mystery Series about the part-time racecar driver, part-time private eye and full-time recovering alcoholic...
April 26 2014

Fresh Meat: Black Lies, Red Blood by Kjell Eriksson

Black Lies, Red Blood by Kjell Eriksson is the fifth Swedish procedural featuring Detective Ann Lindell, whose romantic life comes crashing down after her lover becomes a suspect in a homeless man's...
April 20 2014

From Page to Screen with The Thin Man: Is the Book Always Better?

The movie version of The Thin Man (1934), written by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich and directed by W.S. Van Dyke, is one of my all-time favorite movies. What’s not to love? William...
April 3 2014

Burglar’s Flirting Leads to Own Arrest

One highly flirtatious burglar landed himself in the slammer after the police used a pretty girl to entice him into a date. Keveen Quintanilla was arrested last week after police said he robbed...
Crime HQ
February 14 2014

Stole My Heart: Valentine’s Day is Illegal?

Could you be in a country that has banned, outlawed, or strongly urged against the celebration of this holiday? Well, if you're at the Olympics this year, then your answer is YES. Russia, among...
January 23 2014

Justified Episode 5.03: “Good Intentions” Fall Short

Aaaah, Justified, I saw your “Good Intentions” last night ... but they just weren’t quite enough to make me love this episode. There were some things I loved, (like the idea of Rachel...
January 21 2014

Fresh Meat: NYPD Puzzle by Parnell Hall

NYPD Puzzle by Parnell Hall is the 15th humorous mystery about Cora Felton, the grandmotherly-appearing and fraudulent Puzzle Lady, whose wise-cracking and sleuthing will put her under suspicion of...
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 24 2013

Fresh Meat: Death Comes to the Village by Catherine Lloyd

Death Comes to the Village by Catherine Lloyd is the debut of a Regency historical mystery series featuring rector's daughter Lucy Harrington and the wounded Major Robert Kurlan (available November...
November 19 2013

Fresh Meat: Twisted by Laura K. Curtis

Twisted by Laura K. Curtis is a novel of romantic suspense about a true crime author who returns to her Texas hometown to solve her mother's murder (available November 19, 2013). Aside from...
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...
October 13 2013

Fresh Meat: Behind the Shattered Glass by Tasha Alexander

Behind the Shattered Glass by Tasha Alexander is the eighth book in the Lady Emily historical mystery series (available October 15, 2013). Lady Emily Hargreaves is just sitting down for after-dinner...
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...
September 28 2013

Fresh Meat: Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen

Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen is historical fiction about a consuming affair between Edgar Allan Poe and the poet Frances Sargent Osgood (available October 1, 2013). It’s 1845 and Edgar Allan Poe...
September 25 2013

They Should Have Known Better: Red Valentine

“The Red Valentine” — A Mindscape Films Picture from Glenn Stewart on Vimeo. In honor of Criminal Element's first issue of the Malfeasence Occasional, I'd like to...
September 11 2013

Fresh Meat: Designed to Death by Christina Freeburn

Designed to Death by Christina Freeburn is the second cozy mystery in the funny Faith Hunter Scrap This series set in Eden, West Virginia (available September 10, 2013). I don’t know if there...
August 5 2013

Fresh Meat: Justice for Sara by Erica Spindler

Justice for Sara by Erica Spindler is a romantic thriller about a young woman who returns, after a decade of hiding, to her hometown to solve her sister's murder. (available August 6, 2013). She's...
July 30 2013

Longmire: Episode 2.09 “Tuscan Red”

The last few Longmire episodes may have left me seeing red, but ironically this week’s installment “Tuscan Red” has me closer to tickled pink. The episode was really firing on all...
July 26 2013

Castle: A Modern Day Thin Man?

It is a tenet of television that a show featuring sexual tension between two lead characters should never consummate their relationship lest the show lose what made it great in the first place. It...
June 6 2013

Archie Goodwin, Mystery’s Quintessential Hunk

Mystery author Rex Stout was, by all reports, a flirt. He loved beautiful women, and to him, most women were beautiful. According to his daughter, shortly before he died at age 87, Mr. Stout engaged...
April 22 2013

Fresh Meat: The Mystery Woman by Amanda Quick

The Mystery Woman by Amanda Quick is the second in the Ladies of Lantern Street historical paranormal romantic suspense series (available April 23, 2013). I have been a fan of Amanda Quick aka Jayne...
Crime HQ
December 29 2012

Zombie Love with Warm Bodies

Most of the time here at CrimeHQ, we’re talking about how to kill zombies, but what if the zombies started to cure themselves...or maybe you fell in love with one? Well that’s the premise...