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The Dark Tower: <i>The Dark Tower</i> Part VI, The Final Chapters
Blogs
August 1 2017

The Dark Tower: The Dark Tower Part VI, The Final Chapters

David Cranmer
Last week, we were left wondering if laughter really is the best medicine. This week, we make it to...
Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in August 2017
Blogs
July 31 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in August 2017

Crime HQ
Highlighted by Marvel's The Defenders and the live-action adaptation of Death Note,...
Jon Land Excerpt: <i>Dark Light: Dawn</i>
Excerpts
July 30 2017

Jon Land Excerpt: Dark Light: Dawn

Jon Land
Dark Light: Dawn by Jon Land is a heart-pounding supernatural thriller about a deadly, global epidemic...
Review: <i>The Blinds</i> by Adam Sternbergh
Blogs
July 27 2017

Review: The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh

Corrina Lawson
The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh is a unique thriller that mixes elements of science fiction, Westerns,...
Review: <i>Killing Is My Business</i> by Adam Christopher
Blogs
July 26 2017

Review: Killing Is My Business by Adam Christopher

David Cranmer
Killing Is My Business by Adam Christopher is the second book in the Ray Electromatic Mysteries...
Vote for Your Favorite San Diego Comic Con Trailer
Blogs
July 25 2017

Vote for Your Favorite San Diego Comic Con Trailer

Crime HQ
  Watch our favorite San Diego Comic Con trailers, conveniently compiled in one post! Let...
Is it Crime Fiction or Science Fiction?
Blogs
July 25 2017

Is it Crime Fiction or Science Fiction?

Adam Christopher
Fair warning, the following contains a discussion of the “g” word: genre. I know,...
The Dark Tower: <i>The Dark Tower</i> Part V
Blogs
July 25 2017

The Dark Tower: The Dark Tower Part V

David Cranmer
Last week, a van nearly took the author's life. This week, we're left wondering if laughter...
San Diego Comic Con Trailer Round Up
Blogs
July 24 2017

San Diego Comic Con Trailer Round Up

Crime HQ
San Diego Comic Con is one of the biggest events of the year, giving us some of the most highly...
Buddy Cops with an Undead Twist
Blogs
July 20 2017

Buddy Cops with an Undead Twist

Michael Haspil
Among police and detective stories, we've come to expect certain tropes: the Amateur Detective,...
Adam Christopher Excerpt: <i>Killing Is My Business</i>
Excerpts
July 20 2017

Adam Christopher Excerpt: Killing Is My Business

Adam Christopher
Killing Is My Business by Adam Christopher is the second book in the Ray Electromatic Mysteries...
Page to Screen: <i>Roadside Picnic</i> & <i>Stalker</i> (1979)
Blogs
July 18 2017

Page to Screen: Roadside Picnic & Stalker (1979)

Brian Greene
Some admirers of the science fiction novel Roadside Picnic, written by the brothers Arkady and...
Vote for Your Favorite George A. Romero Film
Blogs
July 18 2017

Vote for Your Favorite George A. Romero Film

Crime HQ
    Let us know which movie you chose and why in the comments below!
Q&A with Marcus Sakey, Author of <i>Afterlife</i>
Blogs
July 18 2017

Q&A with Marcus Sakey, Author of Afterlife

Marcus Sakey and John Valeri
Markus Sakey is a novelist and screenwriter whose books have sold more than a million copies...
The Dark Tower: <i>The Dark Tower</i> Part IV
Blogs
July 18 2017

The Dark Tower: The Dark Tower Part IV

David Cranmer
Last week, the ka-tet lost another at the Battle of Devar-Toi as they free the Breakers and save the...
<i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i> Review: Parts 8, 9, and 10
Blogs
July 17 2017

Twin Peaks: The Return Review: Parts 8, 9, and 10

David Cranmer
Part 8: “Gotta Light?” Hard to convey the vibe this reviewer got from experiencing...
Michael F. Haspil Excerpt: <i>Graveyard Shift</i>
Excerpts
July 13 2017

Michael F. Haspil Excerpt: Graveyard Shift

Michael Haspil
Police procedurals go supernatural in Graveyard Shift, a gritty urban fantasy debut from Michael F....
The Dark Tower: <i>The Dark Tower</i> Part III
Blogs
July 11 2017

The Dark Tower: The Dark Tower Part III

David Cranmer
Last week, we lost Father Callahan but ran into an old friend. This week, the ka-tet loses another...
5 New Books to Read this Week: July 4, 2017
Blogs
July 5 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: July 4, 2017

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
The Dark Tower: <i>The Dark Tower</i> Part II
Blogs
July 4 2017

The Dark Tower: The Dark Tower Part II

David Cranmer
Last week, we began our final book of the series, The Dark Tower, with a chilling and thrilling opening....
Review: <i>A Game of Ghosts</i> by John Connolly
Blogs
July 3 2017

Review: A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly

Dirk Robertson
A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly is the 15th book in the Charlie Parker series (available July...
Watch the Terrifying First Trailer for <i>Polaroid</i>
Blogs
July 3 2017

Watch the Terrifying First Trailer for Polaroid

Crime HQ
Say cheese and die ... again ... again?  From Dimension Films comes the latest vision...
5 New Books to Read this Week: June 27, 2017
Blogs
June 28 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: June 27, 2017

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Vote for Your Favorite Shark Movie!
Blogs
June 27 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Shark Movie!

Crime HQ
  Read an excerpt from Shark Island by Chris Jameson (available July 4, 2017)!
The Dark Tower: <i>The Dark Tower</i> Part I
Blogs
June 27 2017

The Dark Tower: The Dark Tower Part I

David Cranmer
Last week, we closed out Song of Susannah on somewhat of an anticlimactic ending. This week, Stephen...
Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in July 2017
Blogs
June 26 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in July 2017

Crime HQ
July is a month for laughs but hardly for crime and mystery. With several new standup specials...
Steven Barnes Excerpt: <i>Twelve Days</i>
Excerpts
June 24 2017

Steven Barnes Excerpt: Twelve Days

Steven Barnes
Twelve Days by Steven Barnes is a paranormal thriller about a broken family who struggles to hold...
Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Pocket Kangaroo”
Blogs
June 23 2017

Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Pocket Kangaroo”

Adam Wagner
What do you do when you can open “hyper-space shunt” into a “pocket universe”...
Review: <i>Indigo</i> by Charlaine Harris
Blogs
June 23 2017

Review: Indigo by Charlaine Harris

Doreen Sheridan
In Indigo, Charlaine Harris, Christopher Golden, Kelley Armstrong, Jonathan Maberry, Kat Richardson,...
Review: <i>A God in the Shed</i> by J-F. Dubeau
Blogs
June 22 2017

Review: A God in the Shed by J-F. Dubeau

Amber Keller
A God in the Shed by J-F. Dubeau is a chilling paranormal thriller about a small town and a powerful,...