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Leslie Gilbert Elman
August 8 2016

Inspector Lewis 8.01: “One for Sorrow” Episode Review

Archaeological excavations are underway at Oxford, and the student diggers have unearthed something they probably didn’t expect to find: a dead body wrapped in recycling bags.  It’s...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
March 29 2016

Grantchester 2.01: Episode Review

The first words are “What the Dickens?” uttered by the curmudgeonly housekeeper Mrs. Maguire. Seconds later, Sidney Chambers (James Norton) strips down to swimming trunks, lest we’d...
CrimeHQ
March 14 2016

Cover Reveal: A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny

A Great Reckoning will be the 12th novel in Louise Penny's Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series. Pre-order your copy today! When an intricate old map is found stuffed into...
HectorDeJean
February 12 2016

6 Memorable Cop Shows that Never Were

Cop shows are such a mainstay of television, and have been for so long, that turning on a TV and randomly clicking through four or five channels is guaranteed to lead you to at least one trip down...
CrimeHQ
February 1 2016

The New Novel from Louise Penny: A Great Reckoning

A Great Reckoning will be the 12th novel in Louise Penny's Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series. Pre-order your copy today! To learn more or pre-order a copy, visit:     Click...
CrimeHQ
February 1 2016

The New Novel from Louise Penny: A Great Reckoning

A Great Reckoning will be the 12th novel in Louise Penny's Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series. Pre-order your copy today! To learn more or order a copy, visit:     Click...
LanceC
October 28 2015

Da Vinci’s Spooks: Intelligence

Mounties aside, we in the U.S. don’t usually think of Canada as the sort of place that would spawn a great TV police show. (Insert polite-criminal joke here.) Yet it did: Da Vinci’s...
ericbeetner
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...
DavidCranmer
September 25 2015

Longmire 4.10: Season Finale “What Happens on the Rez...”

Time has run out for Henry (Lou Diamond Phillips). With Gab (Julia Jones) temporarily safe with the Medicine Woman (Tantoo Cardinal), the Crow elder sends Henry packing straightaway to clean up....
DavidCranmer
September 24 2015

Longmire 4.09: “Shotgun”

“You build my gallows high,” Robert Mitchum famously said in the noir classic Out of the Past. Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) can certainly identify and maybe, just maybe, think Bob...
DavidCranmer
September 23 2015

Longmire 4.08: “Hector Lives”

Up to this point Henry Standing Bear (Lou Diamond Phillips) has been more or less harmlessly inserting himself into the lives of residents on the Reservation who have asked for Hector’s help,...
DavidCranmer
September 22 2015

Longmire 4.07: “Highway Robbery”

Travis Murphy (Derek Phillips), former stooge of Branch Connolly, and recent pathetic soul attempting to convince Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) that he would make a good sheriff’s deputy,...
DavidCranmer
September 21 2015

Longmire 4.06: “The Calling Back”

First day on the job and Zachary’s (Barry Sloane) first case is from the eyewitness accounts of two “If you see something, shoot something” hunters who had seen a partially clothed,...
CrimeHQ
September 18 2015

The ZINNG: Real-life Lies, Pirates, and Betram’s Hotel

A tip of the stetson to Bill Crider for this list of 10 famous works of fiction based on real crimes. Check his blog for fun ads, pulp covers, music, and if you're dying to understand arcane crime...
DavidCranmer
September 17 2015

Longmire 4.04: “Four Arrows”

After a voluntary leave of absence, Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) returns to work, and within an hour he’s back in the saddle with another murder case to solve. He finds a woman’s corpse...
DavidCranmer
September 16 2015

Longmire 4.03: “High Noon”

High Noon indeed. This episode started slow, but made it to a big-bang finish, with no one willing to believe in our hero anywhere along the way. Looking suspicious through most of the episode, Longmire...
DavidCranmer
September 15 2015

Longmire 4.02: “War Eagle”

It’s oh-dark-thirty and Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) is still at the crime scene where his deputy Branch Connolly’s body was found lying in the creek. He’s discovered some dirt...
DavidCranmer
September 14 2015

Longmire 4.01: Season Premiere “Down by the River”

This Longmire fan has been long-suffering while waiting for the return of Walt Longmire and his Wyoming posse, and “Down by the River” was a helluva great way to start the show’s...
CrimeHQ
September 11 2015

Haven’t You Learned? YOU Pick the Story for The M.O.!

Ah, smell the fresh school supplies and this ripe shortlist for The M.O.!  Read four sneak peeks of very-short stories, based on the theme of “Lesson Learned,” then vote at the...
CToohey
September 1 2015

Hannibal 3.13: “The Wrath of the Lamb” is Ended

Here we are, fannibalizing together a last time, much like Hannibal and Will in the blood-soaked (probably) series finale “The Wrath of the Lamb.” There was some returning to the inspiration...
CToohey
August 28 2015

TBR Confessions: Fat Bob, Foxgloves, and Deadly Ghosts

My TBR Confessions include a smoking beagle, a wizard cop, and “ghosts” who aren't by Stephen Dobyns, Ben Aaronovitch, and Mary Roberts Rinehart. CURRENTLY READING: Is Fat Bob Dead...
LanceC
August 25 2015

CSI Queensland: The Strip

Imagine Jerry Bruckheimer was so taken by producing The Amazing Race Australia (yes, there was one) that he creates a cop show set in Oz. It’ll have all the Bruckheimerish trademarks: lush, glossy...
LanceC
August 13 2015

To Protect and Non-Violently Serve: Rush

Most Western police forces have, broadly speaking, two levels of response for field incidents: whatever the regular patrol officers can provide, and the commandos (aka SWAT). So what happens in...
ThomasPluck
August 10 2015

True Detective 2.08: Season Finale “Omega Station”

“We deserve a better world.” Yes, we do. Just as in Season 1, the tying up of loose ends isn’t True Detective’s strong point, and unfortunately that’s the majority...
DeborahLacy
August 3 2015

Major Crimes: More to the Story...Online!

This season, Major Crimes introduced webisodes – bite-sized segments of story released on YouTube and the TNT website to augment the story that aired on TV. Released each Monday night right...
ThomasPluck
August 3 2015

True Detective 2.07: “Black Maps and Motel Rooms”

“I’ve been waiting for that all my life.” Too many hotel rooms, not enough maps. The story comes together like an L.A. cloverleaf interchanged designed by M.C. Escher in this...
LanceC
July 29 2015

Murder Most Aussie: City Homicide

Why don’t we ever hear about Australian crime dramas? All nations have crime. They all experience murder. If their local film industries have advanced beyond talking heads and news, you can...
CorrinaLawson
July 28 2015

The Essential Jim Gordon Stories, Or, When Gordon Became Batman

In the current storyline in DC’s Batman and Detective Comics, Jim Gordon’s shaved his mustache, ditched the overcoat, and done some serious body sculpting for his new job—the pilot...
ThomasPluck
July 27 2015

True Detective 2.06: “Church in Ruins”

“I sold my soul for nothing.” That’s Ray’s opening complaint, as we pick up from last week’s cliffhanger. He’s learned that the event he considers his personal...
CrimeHQ
July 20 2015

The Port of San Pedro: A New Noir Series

As undisputed fans of all things dark, chaotic, and deadly, it seems like it's our duty to bring to your attention The Port of San Pedro, an upcoming television series created by Cleo Valente. The...