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Crime HQ
March 3 2015

Now Win This!: Shooters and Computers Sweepstakes

Sometimes CTRL + ALT + DELETE just won't do, and you'll wish you had backup. These eight books can help! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes....
LeighNeely
February 26 2015

Fresh Meat: Broken Window by Dorothy H. Hayes

Broken Window by Dorothy H. Hayes is set in NYC in the summer of 1984 — a time when the subway was not a safe place for travel, as evidenced by a missing NYU student (available March 3, 2015)....
Rick Campbell
February 19 2015

Diving into Submarine Movies: How Realistic are They?

A lot of people are fascinated with submarines, perhaps because of their stealthy missions, long periods underwater, or because few people have been aboard one. The public’s concept of submarine...
Crime HQ
February 17 2015

Now Win This!: Touch of Madness Sweepstakes

There is no genius without a touch of madness, as these seven books can attest! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must click the link above...
SandraBlock
February 5 2015

The Elusive Truth: Repressed Memories

When Eileen looked into her daughter's blue eyes, she was struck by the resemblance to her childhood best friend, who'd been killed at eight years old. The case had never been solved. But...
Crime HQ
February 3 2015

Now Win This!: The Deadly Medley Sweepstakes

We have a little bit of that and a little bit of this. Check out six great books that you won't want to miss! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes....
AusmaZehanatKhan
January 22 2015

Ngaio Marsh on Race: From Caricatures to Characters

Ngaio Marsh was not, at first blush, a racially insensitive writer. A queen of the golden age of detective fiction, Marsh published 32 novels featuring her upper class detective Roderick Alleyn. Her...
Crime HQ
January 20 2015

Now Win This!: 3x3 Sweepstakes

The best things in life come in threes, and this sweepstakes proves it with a contemporary high-tech Swedish trilogy, three of the Clifton Chronicles, set in the U.K. in the aftermath of WWI, and...
Phil Hogan
January 15 2015

Six Obsessive Characters in Fiction

Sometimes it's love. Sometimes it's revenge. And sometimes it's the refusal to change. Obsession can hijack anyone, and Phil Hogan has compiled a list of six of the most obsessive characters...
Crime HQ
January 6 2015

Now Win This!: New Year New Fear Sweepstakes

It's a new year, with new fear, new looks, and new books! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must click the link above to enter. NO...
Crime HQ
December 16 2014

Now Win This!: Yule Be Sorry Sweepstakes

The best way to spread holiday fear is screaming loud for all to hear. Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must click the link above to enter. NO...
ColinCampbell
December 11 2014

Hands Off That Series, We’re British

We’re the Sweeney son, and we haven’t had any dinner. You’ve kept us waiting. So unless you want a kickin’ you tell us where those photographs are. Detective Inspector...
Jane.K.Cleland
December 4 2014

Some Buried Caesar: 75 Years of Rex Stout’s High-Ground Gal, Lily Rowan

To Lily and Sally and all Rex Stout’s Gals who try to do the right thing. This is the 75th anniversary of the publication of Rex Stout’s Some Buried Caesar, the first time we meet...
Crime HQ
December 2 2014

Now Win This!: What is War Good For Sweepstakes

They say all is fair in love and war, but these six books might change your mind about that. Register to enter for a chance to win. Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT...
Crime HQ
November 18 2014

Now Win This!: The Quick Getaway Sweepstakes

You must act quick! Grab only the bare necessities and go! Register to enter for a chance to win these five globetrotting books! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments...
JakeHinkson
November 6 2014

Fire, Brimstone, and a Loaded .38: The Rise and Fall of J. Frank Norris

J. Frank Norris was a fundamentalist preacher who believed in the literal interpretation of scripture, but he was a little lax on the whole “turn the other cheek” injunction. On July...
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. This sweepstakes has ended. Thanks for entering. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A...
JosephKoenig
October 30 2014

World War II: The Genre’s Best Fiction

For novelists, the Second World War is a canvas with the primary colors already filled in — a conflict of cataclysmic proportion that changed not only the map of the world, but reached deep...
October 23 2014

M.R. James: The Haunted Boy

It has gone unnoticed by his biographers, but the Eton lodgings in which M.R. James set his scholarship in the 1870s was the location of a famous 17th Century ghost story. Roger Clarke, who attended...
Crime HQ
October 21 2014

Now Win This!: The Shot in the Dark Sweepstakes

This sweepstakes has ended. Thanks for entering! These five books will hit you when you least expect it! Register to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must...
CharlesFinch
October 16 2014

The Historical Villain: A Whodunnit in One Dimension

The golden age of the fictional villain—twirling his moustache, laughing Frenchly, tying women to train tracks—was the 19th century. In that innocent age, you could actually spook readers...
JonLand
October 3 2014

Villains in Fact and Fiction

The world changed seismically for thrillers on 9/11.  All of a sudden, the dastardly plots and cunning villains that had been a staple of the genre dating back to Ian Fleming had been outdone...
Crime HQ
September 30 2014

Now Win This!: The Second Paper Capers Sweepstakes

These five suspenseful paperbacks might bend, but you're more likely to break! Register to enter for a chance to win! This Sweepstakes has ended. Thanks for entering! This is NOT a...
AmyLewis
September 25 2014

Fresh Meat: The Mythology of Grimm by Nathan Robert Brown

The Mythology of Grimm by Nathan Robert Brown is an encyclopedic comparison of Grimm, the TV series, to the classic fairy tales on which it's based (available September 30, 2014). Full Disclosure:...
BrianGreene
September 18 2014

Get Carter by Ted Lewis: Crime Fiction’s Open Source Blueprint

I’ll get right to the point here; Ted Lewis’s 1970 novel Jack’s Return Home (re-titled Get Carter so I’ll call it that from here on) is one of the most influential works of crime...
Crime HQ
September 16 2014

Now Win This!: Hunt or Be Hunted Sweepstakes

If you’re not acting, you’re reacting, so get into the hunt for these seven great new releases! Register to enter for a chance to win! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
Debbie.Meldrum
September 11 2014

Fresh Meat: Broadchurch by Erin Kelly

Broadchurch by Erin Kelly is a small town murder mystery based on the television series from Chris Chibnall (available September 16, 2014). At its core, this is a police procedural. A dead body...
Crime HQ
September 9 2014

Now Win This!: Can’t Beat the Classics Sweepstakes

The classics are the classics! This bundle of seven criminal works, including an audiobook and a comic no less, has an impeccable pedigree! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
Crime HQ
August 26 2014

Now Win This!: Thrillers and Killers Sweepstakes

This sweepstakes features six books and one ebook that will leave you checking your back. Nowhere is safe! Register to enter for a chance to win! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
EdwardAGrainger
August 14 2014

First in Series: The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson

The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson is the first modern western in the Walt Longmire series about a Wyoming sheriff. Registered commenters below will be entered for a chance to win an advanced reader's...