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February 14 2017

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with These Criminal Couples

Love is an incredibly powerful emotion. So it’s no surprise that it’s a big motivating force in crime fiction. It sends broken criminals and lawmen on quests for redemption, and it...
August 3 2016

5 New Books to Read this Week: August 2, 2016

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...
August 2 2016

Review: A Time of Torment by John Connolly

A Time of Torment by John Connolly is the 14th book in the Charlie Parker series that sees the hardened PI facing down a strange, isolated community called the Cut (Available today!). The beginning...
December 28 2012

Fresh Meat: The Wrath of Angels by John Connolly

The Wrath of Angels is the eleventh Charlie Parker thriller by John Connolly (available January 1, 2013). In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of a plane is discovered. There are no bodies,...
May 2 2012

The Top Five Detectives You Wouldn’t Want on Your Tail

Sure, most of us aren’t the serial killers, jewel thieves, or mobsters we read about, but we still wouldn’t want anyone poking their noses into our business. Literature is filled with sleuths we...
April 4 2012

Crime and Horror: Two Great Tastes that Taste Great Together

When a crime is committed a balance is upset and with that comes a sense of unease and perhaps even dread, especially if the perpetrator of the crime renains at large. It’s like a monster has been...
December 23 2011

The Dead Wives Club: US Edition

The Yanks refused to be outdone, and thus the American chapter of the Dead Wives Club was born. Here in the Land of Opportunity, membership is not denied to women, and two widows take their places among...
December 19 2011

The Dead Wives Club: UK Edition

Some clubs have an exclusive membership list. It takes years or connections or both to get a coveted spot. Then there’s a group like crime fiction’s Dead Wives Club where membership is something...
November 17 2011

An Unnatural Appreciation: A Fan Letter To John Connolly

Every once in a while, an author comes along who resonates with you on some level, whose books you cannot put down, whose work you will seek out even if it’s not your “usual thing.” I don’t...