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sweetdee
November 17 2017

Audiobook Review: Murder on the Orient Express, Read by Kenneth Branagh

In addition to directing the new version of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, Kenneth Branagh expertly narrates a new audiobook recording of this classic Poirot mystery. Before...
CrimeHQ
November 14 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Character from the New Murder on the Orient Express Film

  Watch the trailer for Murder on the Orient Express!
CrimeHQ
November 10 2017

Beautifully Crafted Leather-Bound Copy of Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express and Other Hercule Poirot Mysteries is a beautifully crafted, leather-bound, collectible edition of several of Agatha Christie's best Poirot mysteries! Hercule...
CrimeHQ
September 15 2017

Watch the First Official Trailer for Murder on the Orient Express

Happy 127th birthday, Agatha Christie! To celebrate, watch the trailer for the upcoming adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express, then make sure to sign in and comment below for a chance to win...
CrimeHQ
June 20 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Masterpiece Mystery Series

  Don't see your favorite Masterpiece Mystery series? Let us know which is your favorite in the comments below!
MichaelCannell
April 13 2017

A Pioneering Profiler and His Fictional Forerunners

Read this exclusive guest post from Michael Cannell, author of Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal Profiling, and make sure to sign in and comment below...
CrimeHQ
November 8 2016

Which Fictional Sleuth Would You Vote for President?

As the presidential election campaigns end and the polls begin to close, we'd like to take a break from the real world and lose ourselves in our favorite place—a good book! From Agatha...
JBValeri
September 8 2016

Review: Closed Casket by Sophie Hannah

Closed Casket by Sophie Hannah is the newest Hercule Poirot novel, continuing the legacy of Agatha Christie's legendary sleuth and commemorating his 100th anniversary in print.  After resurrecting...
CrimeHQ
September 7 2016

5 New Books to Read this Week: September 6, 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...
CrimeHQ
January 20 2016

The ZINNG: Christie’s Mysteries

Christie's Mysteries Agatha Christie, beloved author of 66 detective novels and creator of fictional sleuths Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple, is a hero and inspiration to many. Her literary...
CrimeHQ
November 29 2015

Troubled Waters Ahead: 7 Great Cruise Ship Mysteries

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – St. Augustine Some people venture aboard a cruise ship looking for rest and relaxation. Others look...
BillSyken
August 6 2015

And Now, The Starting Lineup for Your Maltese Falcons!

An observation I had in my years working for Sports Illustrated: athletes and the heroes of crime fiction have much in common, but most simply this—a ruthless clarity of purpose and an ability...
RhysBowen
March 5 2015

Casting TV Crime with Rhys Bowen and Tasha Alexander

Join Rhys Bowen and Tasha Alexander as they discuss their favorite (and least) crime televison series, casting decisions, and ponder the perfect actors to play their own leading characters! Rhys...
MichaelNethercott
October 25 2014

Fatal Footlights: The Theater Mystery

The theater world has long been a prime setting for mystery and mayhem. Shakespeare, that homicidal scribe, virtually carpeted the stage with slain corpses. The murderers he created are numerous:...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 26 2014

David Suchet Investigates Agatha Christie

If Hercule Poirot isn’t available, who better than David Suchet to investigate the colorful and mysterious life of Agatha Christie? This Sunday, after Miss Marple on Masterpiece Mystery most...
CrimeHQ
September 9 2014

Now Win This!: Can’t Beat the Classics Sweepstakes

The classics are the classics! This bundle of seven criminal works, including an audiobook and a comic no less, has an impeccable pedigree! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
eleanor.kuhns
September 6 2014

Fresh Meat: Fighting Chance by Jane Haddam

Fighting Chance by Jane Haddam is the 29th mystery in the Gregor Demarkian series about the Armenian-American detective (available September 9, 2014). Gregor Demarkian is in the throes of investigating...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
August 5 2014

Poirot: “Dead Man’s Folly”

“Come at once,” the telegram reads. “Need help. Urgent.” Poirot obeys at once. He would not leave his old friend the crime writer Ariadne Oliver in distress, even if...
JoeBrosnan
July 18 2014

Pulling Up a Seat from Shakespeare to Sherlock: London’s New Literary Benches

From Shakespeare to Sherlock, Hercule Poirot to James Bond, London has always had a rich literary history. And now you can sit on it! Thanks to The National Literacy Trust, along with its public...
CrimeHQ
March 19 2014

Not Poirot. I Said a Parrot Solved This Murder!

From The Times of India: Neelam, wife of Vijay Sharma, the editor of a Hindi daily, was found murdered at her residence on February 20. Her husband noticed a change in the behaviour of the parrot...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
November 7 2013

Poirot’s Final Four

The good news and the bad news is that the final four episodes of Poirot are being broadcast in the U.K. now. David Suchet wanted very much to give fans a complete set of the Poirot stories, and the...
CrimeHQ
October 10 2013

Needz Xtra Milk for Tea Plz

  We're not totally sure about the Belgian detective having a soul patch, but we're also too intimidated to mention it. (Of course it's from ICanHazCheezburger, where else?)
DeborahLacy
September 13 2013

Friday the 13th: The Evolution of a Superstition

Most Americans have known about the superstition surrounding unlucky Friday the 13th since grade school. Some people take this superstition very seriously, refusing to fly on airplanes or even leave...
September 5 2013

The Return of the Moustache: Publishing a New Hercule Poirot

Poirot may be on his final episodes, but he is not quite done yet. In what is set to be the first “Agatha Christie” title in 38 years, HarperCollins's William Morrow has signed...
CrimeHQ
August 23 2013

ZINNG: You on TV? Us on TV! Batman and a Friday Dance Party

•   Are you in the UK? Are you a fanatic for TV's Sherlock, Midsomer Murder, Miss Marple, Poirot, Inspector Morse, and Inspector Lewis? Then would you like to appear on a trivia...
DeborahLacy
July 13 2013

Summer Reads with Drinks, Part One

It’s summertime and what could be better than getting a great summer read? A festive drink to go with it! We've reassembled the team that brought you Halloween crime cocktails to bring...
WilliamLengman
February 15 2012

Dead on the Water: Shipboard Murder Mysteries

It’s probably not surprising that so much mystery fiction is set on cruise ships and similar vessels. This form of travel used to be the only game in town for going great distances across large...
DeborahLacy
December 9 2011

Crime Fiction’s Ten Greatest Bromances

As a genre, mystery is famous for its loners, guys like Jack Reacher, Monk and Lucas Davenport. But mysteries are also rife with bromances, all you have to do is look. What exactly is a bromance? The...
CrimeHQ
November 16 2011

David Suchet to Complete Poirot’s Magnum Opus

Does Poirot look a bit pleased with himself? He usually does, but perhaps especially since, via UK Telly Surfer, we learn that ITV has commissioned another 5 Poirot adventures, Labours of Hercules,...
CrimeHQ
November 7 2011

Most Excellent Investigators: The Better Casting Decisions

Here on Criminal Element there’s been talk about horrific casting decisions (Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher) and ones that make you go “hmm” (Jason Statham as Richard Stark’s Parker), but there’s...