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New Look, Same Great Books Bundle Sweepstakes
Blogs
March 28 2018

New Look, Same Great Books Bundle Sweepstakes

Crime HQ
At CrimeHQ, we're dedicated to bringing you the best in crime and mystery. And now, the site...
<i>What You Want to See</i> by Kristen Lepionka: A Visual Guide
Blogs
March 28 2018

What You Want to See by Kristen Lepionka: A Visual Guide

Adam Wagner
GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. What...
Marvel’s <i>Jessica Jones</i> Season 2 Review: Episodes 8-10
Blogs
March 28 2018

Marvel’s Jessica Jones Season 2 Review: Episodes 8-10

Dave Richards
Hello, and welcome back to my look at Season 2 of Netflix and Marvel's Jessica Jones, where...
5 New Books to Read this Week: March 27, 2018
Blogs
March 28 2018

5 New Books to Read this Week: March 27, 2018

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Vote for Your Favorite Film in the Godfather Series
Blogs
March 27 2018

Vote for Your Favorite Film in the Godfather Series

Crime HQ
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Discount: <i>The Nearest Exit</i> by Olen Steinhauer
Blogs
March 27 2018

Discount: The Nearest Exit by Olen Steinhauer

Crime HQ
Milo Weaver has nowhere to turn but back to the CIA in The Nearest Exit—Olen Steinhauer's...
Review: <i>Last Ferry Home</i> by Kent Harrington
Blogs
March 27 2018

Review: Last Ferry Home by Kent Harrington

Kristin Centorcelli
Last Ferry Home by Kent Harrington is a riveting novel of grief, obsession, recovery, and passion,...
Maureen Lindley Excerpt: <i>The Beloveds</i>
Blogs
March 27 2018

Maureen Lindley Excerpt: The Beloveds

Maureen Lindley
The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley is an exploration of domestic derangement, as sinister as Daphne Du...
Review: <i>The Escape Artist</i> by Brad Meltzer
Blogs
March 26 2018

Review: The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer

Brian Bandell
In The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer, a mortician for fallen soldiers becomes an unlikely hero as...
Review: <i>Black Fall</i> by Andrew Mayne
Blogs
March 26 2018

Review: Black Fall by Andrew Mayne

Angie Barry
In Black Fall by Andrew Mayne, magician-turned-FBI agent Jessica Blackwood investigates a series of...
Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in April 2018
Blogs
March 26 2018

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in April 2018

Crime HQ
April showers bring ... killer streaming entertainment! Highlighted by classic movies like Scarface...
Cover Reveal: <i>Flight of the Fox</i> by Gray Basnight
Blogs
March 26 2018

Cover Reveal: Flight of the Fox by Gray Basnight

Crime HQ
Flight of the Fox by Gray Basnight follows an innocent math professor running for his life as...
Tara Thomas Excerpt: <i>Deadly Secret</i>
Excerpts
March 24 2018

Tara Thomas Excerpt: Deadly Secret

Tara Thomas
Deadly Secrets by Tara Thomas is a romantic thriller and the second book in the Sons of Broad series...
Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Cotton Paloma”
Blogs
March 23 2018

Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Cotton Paloma”

Adam Wagner
What do you do when you come across top-secret documents that could change the course of history? Settle...
Review: <i>Tangerine</i> by Christine Mangan
Blogs
March 23 2018

Review: Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Chris Wolak
Tangerine by Christine Mangan is a sharp dagger of a book—a debut so tightly wound, so replete...
Review: <i>The Bishop’s Pawn</i> by Steve Berry
Blogs
March 23 2018

Review: The Bishop’s Pawn by Steve Berry

John Valeri
The Bishop's Pawn by Steve Berry is the 13th book in the Cotton Malone series (available March...
David Hagberg Excerpt: <i>Flash Points</i>
Excerpts
March 23 2018

David Hagberg Excerpt: Flash Points

David Hagberg
Flash Points by David Hagberg is the 22nd book in the Kirk McGarvey series—an action-packed...
Review: <i>Second Story Man</i> by Charles Salzberg
Blogs
March 22 2018

Review: Second Story Man by Charles Salzberg

Thomas Pluck
Second Story Man by Charles Salzberg is a thrilling novel that develops into a cat-and-mouse contest...
Jessica Strawser Excerpt: <i>Not That I Could Tell</i>
Excerpts
March 22 2018

Jessica Strawser Excerpt: Not That I Could Tell

Jessica Strawser
An innocent night of fun takes a shocking turn in Not That I Could Tell, the next page-turner from...
Marvel’s <i>Jessica Jones</i> Season 2 Review: Episodes 5-7
Blogs
March 21 2018

Marvel’s Jessica Jones Season 2 Review: Episodes 5-7

Dave Richards
Hello, and welcome back to my look at Season 2 of Netflix and Marvel's Jessica Jones, where...
5 New Books to Read this Week: March 20, 2018
Blogs
March 21 2018

5 New Books to Read this Week: March 20, 2018

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Jonathan Maberry Excerpt: <i>Glimpse</i>
Excerpts
March 21 2018

Jonathan Maberry Excerpt: Glimpse

Jonathan Maberry
Glimpse by Jonathan Maberry is a chilling thriller that explores what happens when reality and nightmares...
Vote for Your Favorite New Crime TV Series
Blogs
March 20 2018

Vote for Your Favorite New Crime TV Series

Crime HQ
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Would You Like Murder with That? Catching up with AMC’s <i>McMafia</i>
Blogs
March 20 2018

Would You Like Murder with That? Catching up with AMC’s McMafia

Lance Charnes
Rich gangsters and rich executives have much in common. They have unlimited travel budgets, they...
Discount: <i>Collecting the Dead</i> by Spencer Kope
Blogs
March 20 2018

Discount: Collecting the Dead by Spencer Kope

Crime HQ
Collecting the Dead by Spencer Kope is the first book in the Special Tracking Unit series featuring...
Why You Should Be Watching <i>Hap & Leonard</i>
Blogs
March 20 2018

Why You Should Be Watching Hap & Leonard

Thomas Pluck
Because it’s Joe Fucking Lansdale. That really should be the end of this article. If...
Loren D. Estleman Excerpt: <i>Black and White Ball</i>
Excerpts
March 20 2018

Loren D. Estleman Excerpt: Black and White Ball

Loren D. Estleman
Loren D. Estleman's most popular characters, PI Amos Walker and hitman Peter Macklin, are together...
<i>The Walking Dead</i> Power Rankings 8.12: “The Key”
Blogs
March 19 2018

The Walking Dead Power Rankings 8.12: “The Key”

Adam Wagner, Joe Brosnan and Pritpaul Bains
If you would have told us five years ago that The Walking Dead would feature a showdown with...
Review: <i>Annihilation</i> (2018)
Blogs
March 19 2018

Review: Annihilation (2018)

Peter Foy
Alex Garland’s sci-fi thriller Annihilation—an adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s...
Q&A with Christi Daugherty, Author of <i>The Echo Killing</i>
Blogs
March 19 2018

Q&A with Christi Daugherty, Author of The Echo Killing

Christi Daugherty and Crime HQ
Christi Daugherty has covered crime and murder for years as a newspaper reporter and journalist...