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July 17 2017

Cozy Bookshelf Shopping List: August, 2017

Discover (or remember to order) your next cozy with a delightfully convenient shopping list of upcoming soft-boiled mysteries! Last month, we got fireworks and amazing July cozies; this month,...
July 5 2017

Dead, to Begin With by Bill Crider: A Visual Guide

GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. This week, take a visual tour of the 24th Sheriff Dan Rhodes...
July 4 2017

8 Great Fourth of July Cozy Mysteries

Happy Fourth of July from Criminal Element! To celebrate, we compiled some of our favorite Independence Day-themed cozy mysteries for you to enjoy. So fire up the grills, break out the lawn chairs...
August 8 2016

Review: Survivors Will Be Shot Again by Bill Crider

In Bill Crider's Survivors Will Be Shot Again, Sheriff Dan Rhodes learns that, as the old saying goes, crime doesn't pay. But it also doesn't take a vacation (Available August 9, 2016). Since...
July 15 2016

Cozy Bookshelf Shopping List: August, 2016

Discover (or remember to order) your next cozy with a delightfully convenient shopping list of upcoming soft-boiled mysteries! Last month, it was nothing but fireworks with July's releases;...
September 28 2015

TBR Confessions: Once-Cops, Outrage, and Lies

RECENTLY FINISHED: Once Were Cops by Ken Bruen. I've been on a bit of a tear with Ken Bruen lately. This was the ninth Bruen novel I've read this year. Granted, Bruen tends to write short...
April 9 2015

Book 1 with Sheriff Dan Rhodes: Too Late to Die by Bill Crider

Many readers develop a deep affinity for a continuing detective or mystery series beyond well-sculpted plots, fast action, and wisecracks, that is, if they are going to stick with it for the long read....
August 26 2014

Now Win This!: Thrillers and Killers Sweepstakes

This sweepstakes features six books and one ebook that will leave you checking your back. Nowhere is safe! Register to enter for a chance to win! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
June 30 2014

30 Nefarious Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July

Among other invaluable services, the inimitable Janet Rudolph curates mysteries themed by holiday, and during vacation is when many of us have more time for crime! Here are a few Independence Day treats:   The...
August 17 2013

Fresh Meat: Kwik Krimes, edited by Otto Penzler

Kwik Krimes by Otto Penzler collects flash fiction crime stories told in a thousand words or fewer by over eighty different authors (available August 20, 2013). Even more exciting than the masterfully...
August 10 2013

Fresh Meat: Compound Murder by Bill Crider

Compound Murder by Anthony Award-winning author Bill Crider is the 20th in the Sheriff Dan Rhodes mystery series about Blacklin County, Texas (available August 13, 2013). So if you thought the best...
August 16 2012

Fresh Meat: Murder of a Beauty Shop Queen by Bill Crider

Murder of a Beauty Shop Queen is the 19th book in the Dan Rhodes detective mystery series by Bill Crider (available August 21, 2012). Nearly two decades ago, the first book in the Sheriff Dan Rhodes...
March 25 2012

30 Days of The 5-2: The Crime Poetry Blog Tour

Today I’m here to hawk the 30 Days of The 5-2 crime poetry blog tour, which runs April 1 through 30, National Poetry Month in the United States. Unlike traditional blog tours, where a single guest...