What do you do when you're a ruthless assassin on a quest for vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family? Train hard with this week's Pick Your Poison—where we create a cocktail inspired by a recently published mystery, thriller, or crime novel—the “Drink of Our Lady of Blessed Murder”… Read more
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the most! John le Carré's first George Smiley in 27 years and the 45th In Death novel from J…. Read more
Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff is the second book in the Nevernight Chronicles, where a ruthless assassin continues her quest for vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family (available September 5, 2017). Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in… Read more
Nevernight by Jay Kristoff is the first in an epic new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author (Available August 9, 2016). She looked the knife over, this way and that. “Should I give it a name?” “You could, I suppose. But what's the point?” “It's this bit.” She touched the blade's… Read more
Revenge is a drink best served cold—and several times! So, join the order of the Lady of Blessed Murder with this week's Pick Your Poison—where we create a cocktail inspired by a recently published mystery, thriller, or crime novel—by training drinking a few of “The Red Church” cocktails, inspired by… Read more
Nevernight by Jay Kristoff is a new epic fantasy series featuring a young assassin-in-training named Mia Corvere, and it hits shelves on August 9th! We've been noticing a ton of early rave reviews popping up all over the blogosphere, and we couldn't help but share this amazing fan-made book trailer. The creator,… Read more
GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. This week, Jay Kristoff kicks off GIFnotes with a brilliant summary of the 1st book in his new epic fanatasy series, Nevernight.