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November 16 2017

Back to J. D. Robb’s Future: How the Futuristic Technology of the In Death Series Has Fared in the Present

The dichotomy between the head (futuristic technology) and heart (the prime directive since the world began) informs J. D. Robb’s In Death series: “It is the year 2058, and technology...
September 6 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: September 5, 2017

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...
September 5 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Recent Eve Dallas Mystery

Check out our In Death In Depth coverage of J. D. Robb's entire Eve Dallas catalog!
September 4 2017

Review: Secrets in Death by J. D. Robb

Secrets in Death by J. D. Robb is the 45th In Death mystery, where Lt. Eve Dallas must separate rumors from reality when a woman who traffics in other people’s secrets is silenced (available...
August 9 2017

Secrets in Death by J. D. Robb: 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 J. D. Robb's 45th In Death...
September 19 2014

Fresh Meat: To Dwell in Darkness by Deborah Crombie

To Dwell in Darkness by Deborah Crombie is the 16th mystery in the Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James series (available September 23, 2014). To Dwell in Darkness is a powerful story that forcefully...
January 9 2013

Crime-Solving Couples—How Novel!

The fun of reading mysteries laced with romance is the double plot: 1) solve the crime; and 2) watch the characters banter while solving the crime. Romance is often about how they compromise and learn...
March 27 2012

Romantic Suspense Nominees for 2012 RITA Awards

The nominees for 2012’s RITA Awards, given by the Romance Writers of America, have been announced. Romantic Suspense is a category that crosses over with crime fans, and there are, quite happily,...
November 20 2011

RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards Nominees

Romantic Times (RT) has announced the nominees for its annual Reviewers’ Choice Awards, and in the Mystery Suspense & Thriller categories, the shortlists have set them a difficult task!  Contemporary...
July 29 2011

J.D. Robb: Hooked on a Series

Nora Roberts has written 32 books as J.D. Robb (and that’s not counting the novellas), and still I look forward to each new release. Blessedly, this prolific woman is still publishing two a year.  I’m...
May 22 2011

When Is a Mystery Too Fantastic?

Recently, I overheard two women in the mystery section in a bookstore: “Oh my gawd, I can’t believe it, they have this in the mysteries! It has spells and magic and everything!!!” “Oh...