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Vote for Your Favorite Max Revere Book!
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August 22 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Max Revere Book!

Crime HQ
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Review: <i>Orphan Agent Prima Pawn</i> by Elizabeth Kiem
Blogs
August 22 2017

Review: Orphan Agent Prima Pawn by Elizabeth Kiem

Doreen Sheridan
Orphan Agent Prima Pawn by Elizabeth Kiem is the third and final book in The Bolshoi Saga. I’m...
Review: <i>The Room of White Fire</i> by T. Jefferson Parker
Blogs
August 22 2017

Review: The Room of White Fire by T. Jefferson Parker

Kristin Centorcelli
The Room of White Fire by T. Jefferson Parker follows a P.I. who must hunt down a soldier who...
Review: <i>Shattered</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 22 2017

Review: Shattered by Allison Brennan

Debbie Meldrum
Allison Brennan's two series collide in Shattered, a powerful, enthralling read about the craving...
Discount: <i>This Book Is Full of Spiders</i> by David Wong
Blogs
August 22 2017

Discount: This Book Is Full of Spiders by David Wong

Crime HQ
The sequel to the genre-bending, humorous, cult sensation John Dies At the End returns fans to...
Watch the Teaser Trailer for Marvel’s <i>The Punisher</i>
Blogs
August 21 2017

Watch the Teaser Trailer for Marvel’s The Punisher

Crime HQ
On Friday, fans of Netflix’s Marvel series were treated to the long-awaited Season 1 of...
Review: <i>Two to Die For</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 21 2017

Review: Two to Die For by Allison Brennan

Debbie Meldrum
Two to Die For by Allison Brennan is a double novella with thrilling stories in both the Lucy Kincaid...
Louise Penny Excerpt: <i>Glass Houses</i>
Excerpts
August 21 2017

Louise Penny Excerpt: Glass Houses

Louise Penny
Glass Houses by Louise Penny is the 13th book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series, which shatters...
Review: <i>Make Them Pay</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 20 2017

Review: Make Them Pay by Allison Brennan

Janet Webb
Make Them Pay by Allison Brennan is the 12th book in the Lucy Kincaid series, where Lucy and...
Review: <i>The Lost Girls</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 19 2017

Review: The Lost Girls by Allison Brennan

Katherine Tomlinson
The Lost Girls by Allison Brennan is the 11th book in the Lucy Kincaid series, where two missing...
Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Rosé & DiNunzio”
Blogs
August 18 2017

Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Rosé & DiNunzio”

Adam Wagner
What happens when the quest for justice pits you against your own partner?  Try and...
Review: <i>Darkansas</i> by Jarret Middleton
Blogs
August 18 2017

Review: Darkansas by Jarret Middleton

Gabino Iglesias
Darkansas by Jarret Middleton is a dark, compelling novel of country noir about a family with...
Review: <i>No Good Deed</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 18 2017

Review: No Good Deed by Allison Brennan

Meghan Harker
No Good Deed by Allison Brennan is the tenth Lucy Kincaid novel, where the FBI agent must stop...
Erica Spindler Excerpt: <i>The Other Girl</i>
Excerpts
August 18 2017

Erica Spindler Excerpt: The Other Girl

Erica Spindler
The Other Girl by Erica Spindler is a chilling new thriller about a ritualistic murder of a college...
Marvel’s <i>The Defenders</i> Primer: Catch Up On Their Solo and Group Comic Exploits
Blogs
August 17 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Primer: Catch Up On Their Solo and Group Comic Exploits

Dave Richards
In 2015, with the launch of the first season of Daredevil, Marvel television and Netflix began...
Review: <i>Best Intentions</i> by Erika Raskin
Blogs
August 17 2017

Review: Best Intentions by Erika Raskin

Ardi Alspach
Best Intentions by Erika Raskin is a captivating domestic suspense novel that weaves...
Review: <i>Best Laid Plans</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 17 2017

Review: Best Laid Plans by Allison Brennan

Danielle Antosz
Best Laid Plans by Allison Brennan is the ninth book in the Lucy Kincaid series, where the newly minted...
Ward Larsen Excerpt: <i>Assassin’s Code</i>
Excerpts
August 17 2017

Ward Larsen Excerpt: Assassin’s Code

Ward Larsen
Step aside, Jason Bourne: David Slaton, the perfect assassin, returns for another adrenaline-packed...
Review: <i>Dead Heat</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 16 2017

Review: Dead Heat by Allison Brennan

Dirk Robertson
Dead Heat by Allison Brennan is the eighth Lucy Kincaid novel, where Agent Kincaid must risk...
5 New Books to Read this Week: August 15, 2017
Blogs
August 16 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: August 15, 2017

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Julia Keller Excerpt: <i>Fast Falls the Night</i>
Excerpts
August 16 2017

Julia Keller Excerpt: Fast Falls the Night

Julia Keller
Based on a real-life event, Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Keller’s latest Bell Elkins novel Fast...
Vote for Your Favorite Lucy Kincaid Novel
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August 15 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Lucy Kincaid Novel

Crime HQ
  Check out our reviews of Allison Brennan's Lucy Kincaid and Max Revere novels leading...
Page to Screen: <i>Hopscotch</i>
Blogs
August 15 2017

Page to Screen: Hopscotch

Brian Greene
I’m not sure if Criterion Collection is releasing a new edition of the 1980 movie Hopscotch...
Review: <i>Poisonous</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 15 2017

Review: Poisonous by Allison Brennan

Katherine Tomlinson
Poisonous by Allison Brennan is the third book in the Max Revere series, where Max answers the...
Andrew Gross Excerpt: <i>The Saboteur</i>
Excerpts
August 15 2017

Andrew Gross Excerpt: The Saboteur

Andrew Gross
The Saboteur by Andrew Gross portrays a hero who must weigh duty against his heart in order to...
Review: <i>Low Heights</i> by Pascal Garnier
Blogs
August 14 2017

Review: Low Heights by Pascal Garnier

Brian Greene
Low Heights by Pascal Garnier, translated by Melanie Florence, is the latest Garnier novel to be translated...
Watch the Trailer for HBO’s <i>The Deuce</i>
Blogs
August 14 2017

Watch the Trailer for HBO’s The Deuce

Crime HQ
With only two episodes left of Season 7 of Game of Thrones, people are starting to wonder what...
Review: <i>Without Fear or Favor</i> by Robert K. Tanenbaum
Blogs
August 14 2017

Review: Without Fear or Favor by Robert K. Tanenbaum

Kristin Centorcelli
Without Fear or Favor by Robert K. Tanenbaum is the 29th Butch Karp-Marlene Ciampi thriller,...
Review: <i>Cold Snap</i> by Allison Brennan
Blogs
August 13 2017

Review: Cold Snap by Allison Brennan

Gabino Iglesias
Cold Snap by Allison Brennan is the seventh Lucy Kincaid novel, where the Kincaid Family Christmas...
Review: <i>Seeing Red</i> by Sandra Brown
Blogs
August 12 2017

Review: Seeing Red by Sandra Brown

Janet Webb
Seeing Red by Sandra Brown is a thriller with supercharged sexual tension about tainted heroism...