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About Us

Criminal Element is an unmatched online community created for crime fans by crime fans. The site features everything from excerpts to reviews to author essays and Q&As to various weekly features and original blog posts. We are dedicated to bringing you a wide range of crime-related content—from the coziest mystery to the most hardcore noir and everything in between. We are publisher-neutral in our selection of books, authors, and materials for coverage and discussion.

Why You Should Advertise With Us

Criminal Element is a publisher neutral site, and as such, boasts contributors and content from many different crime, thriller, and mystery fiction publishers, as well as fans from all corners of the genre.

  • 100,000+ Pageviews Monthly
  • 70,000+ Monthly Sessions
  • Weekly Newsletter Send to Over 150,000 Dedicated Genre Fans


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