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JoeBrosnan
July 25 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing: First Trailer for The Imitation Game

No, this is not a still for BBC's Sherlock. This is an image from the upcoming Oscar's hopeful The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, and Charles Dance. Set...
Crime HQ
July 22 2014

Now Win This!: The Hard Hitting Sweepstakes

This sweepstakes features work by five hard-hitting (and hard-covered) books! This sweepstakes has ended. Thank you for entering! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must click the...
DaveRichards
May 6 2014

Fresh Meat The Zodiac Deception by Gary Kriss

The Zodiac Deception by Gary Kriss is a debut historical thriller, in which an American con man, educated by both Houdini and Conan Doyle, is sent to deceive Himmler into assassinating Hitler (available...
Crime HQ
April 28 2014

Spring Crime in Paris Blooms with Possibilities

In spring, is there anywhere more seductive than France? In case you're itching for some armchair travel, here are links with something to fill any francophile crime fan with joie de vivre: Looking...
dvaleris
February 21 2014

Fresh Meat: Hammer of Angels by G.T. Almasi

Hammer of Angels is a the second novel in the Shadowstorm series by G.T. Almasi that takes place in an alternative realty where Germany won WWII and super-spies fight a secret Cold War (available...
Terrie
February 4 2014

Fresh Meat: Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble by Mignon F. Ballard

Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble by Mignon F. Ballard is the fourth mystery featuring a first-grade teacher in small-town Georgia in 1944, who'll marshal other faculty members to find the killer...
DirkRobertson
January 28 2014

Fresh Meat: Dominion by C.J. Sansom

Dominion by C.J. Sansom is a historical thriller reimagining Britain if it had been conquered by the Nazis (available January 28, 2014): It is 1952, and Britain has been conquered by the Nazis and...
Crime HQ
December 30 2013

Will You Watch Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond?

Sure, we teased it last July, but here's the full trailer for the upcoming 4-part dramatic miniseries to air next month, beginning January 29th. According to BBC America: The new original...
cmorgan
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...
AmberKeller
September 8 2013

Fresh Meat: Blade of Dishonor by Thomas Pluck

Blade of Dishonor by Thomas Pluck collects a three-part adventure—The War Comes Home, Devils and Dragons, and The Shadow Shogun—into the modern culmination of a centuries-old battle between...
Terrie
January 21 2013

Fresh Meat: Miss Dimple Suspects by Mignon F. Ballard

Miss Dimple Suspects by Mignon F. Ballard is the third book in the traditional mystery series set in Georgia during World War II (available January 22, 2013). Author Mignon F. Ballard has written...
VictoriaJanssen
October 5 2012

Fresh Meat: Princess Elizabeth’s Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal

Princess Elizabeth’s Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal is the second book in a traditional historical mystery series (available October 16, 2012). England, 1940. As the Battle of Britain rages in...
LeighNeely
August 20 2012

Fresh Meat: Stealing from the Dead by A.J. Zerries

Stealing from the Dead by A.J. Zerries is a police procedural thriller featuring Detective Greta Strasser and a mystery dating back to World War II (available August 21, 2012). Before she can even...
dvaleris
August 9 2012

Fresh Meat: Blades of Winter by G.T. Almasi

Blades of Winter by G.T. Almasi is the first in the Shadowstorm series, an action-packed thriller revolving around genetically enhanced spies in a reimagined version of the Cold War (available August...
JakeHinkson
August 3 2012

Noir’s Goon Squad: Neville Brand

Neville Brand was the king of the thugs. Pure and simple. Big and beefy, built like a garbage truck, squinty-eyed and greasy-faced—he was a thing of pure pulp beauty. Almost always playing the henchman,...
ericbeetner
July 8 2012

Fresh Meat: A City of Broken Glass by Rebecca Cantrell

A City of Broken Glass by Rebecca Cantrell is the fourth in the Hannah Vogel historical mystery series set at the beginning of World War II (available July 17, 2012). If this looks good to you,...
VictoriaJanssen
June 27 2012

Fresh Meat: The Girl is Trouble by Kathryn Miller Haines

The Girl is Trouble by Kathryn Miller Haines is the second book in her “The Girl Is . . .” young adult mystery series (available July 3, 2012). Iris Anderson and her father have...
JenniferProffitt
June 4 2012

Photobombing History: When Stalin “Met” Darth Vader

Okay, so Darth Vader never met Stalin, nor was there an epic conspiracy for Batman to help Fidel Castro take over Cuba. But wouldn’t it be awesome if they had? Indonesian photographer, Agan Harahap,...
JakeHinkson
May 17 2012

Sterling Hayden: Film Noir’s Nothing Man

There were many great leading men in the heyday of classic film noir and each one seemed to carve out a little piece of the kingdom for himself. Robert Mitchum was the King of the Suckers, ultra laidback...
Terrie
May 16 2012

Fresh Meat: Don’t Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedman

Don’t Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedman is a funny thriller featuring a feisty retiree who can still kick some serious butt (available May 22, 2012). I can’t think of a more unlikely hero than...