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January 14 2017

Discount: The Advocate’s Daughter by Anthony Franze

Lee Child called The Advocate's Daughter, Anthony Franze's debut legal thriller, “smart, sophisticated, suspenseful, and written with real insider authenticity. A winner.” It's...
April 7 2016

Fresh Meat: The 14th Colony by Steve Berry

The 14th Colony by Steve Berry is the 11th book in the Cotton Malone series, featuring a KGB plot to exploit the flaws in the Constitution and presidential succession act that Cotton Malone must stop...
March 25 2016

Fresh Meat: The Advocate’s Daughter by Anthony Franze

The Advocate's Daughter by Anthony Franze follows Sean Serrat, a Supreme Court lawyer on the short list to be nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court, as he searches for his daughter's killer...
September 5 2015

The ZINNG: Litterbook, Convention Prep, and Literary Feasts

Who threw over 600 books in total from his vehicle onto Colorado highways—would you believe it was a bookseller?! With upcoming conferences, not to mention Halloween, you may want to...
July 14 2015

Fresh Meat: Cold Frame by P.T. Deutermann

Cold Frame by P.T. Deutermann is a political thriller set in Washington D.C. where a secret NSA-sanctioned assassination squad goes rogue (available July 14, 2015). A cold frame protects plants...
June 27 2015

Fresh Meat: Elimination by Ed Gorman

Elimination by Ed Gorman is the final political thriller in the Dev Conrad series where the investigator must figure out who tried to kill a Congress member running for re-election (available July 1,...
February 19 2015

The Americans 3.04: “Dimebag”

The one essential quality for survival in The Americans is the ability to tell a convincing lie. Given the show’s subject matter, this isn’t a particularly insightful revelation; good...
February 14 2015

Fresh Meat: Last Days of the Condor by James Grady

Last Days of the Condor by James Grady is a espionage thriller focusing on a silver-haired CIA agent who is now nearing retirement, heavily medicated,  and under constant surveillance (available...
December 2 2014

House of Cards Season 3 Premiere Date Announced

Did you catch the the important message delivered by Frank and Claire Underwood? If not, we have it below. The newest inhabitants of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue wanted to let you know they'll...
November 23 2014

The Stand Alones: Laura Lippman’s I’d Know You Anywhere

This post kicks off a new series which will look at stand alone novels by mystery writers who are better known for their big time franchise characters. First up, we look at I’d Know You Anywhere...
May 6 2014

Now Win This!: Four Knaves Sweepstakes

You bet we've got four knaves for you: Jimmy, Moe, Alex... and, uh, Dismas? This handful of trouble includes fresh titles from Johnny Shaw, Reed Farrel Coleman, Marc Guggenheim, and John Lescroart—such...
February 24 2014

For The Americans, (Spy) Family Life Gets Messy

Wednesday, Feb 26th begins the sophomore season of one of the most raved about and recommended new crime shows. Here's a tantalizing peek at what's ahead for the deadliest travel agents in the...
November 11 2013

Fresh Meat: Dust by Patricia Cornwell

Dust by Patricia Cornwell features Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta, trying to unravel a posed corpse's impossible death while her FBI-profiler husband involves her in the case...
October 15 2013

Fresh Meat: Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley

Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley is the second book in the Double Vision kid espionage mystery series (available October 15, 2013). Lincoln Baker is just trying to live life. He’s...
October 8 2013

Fresh Meat: The Double by George Pelecanos

The Double By George Pelecanos features Washington D.C. private investigator and Iraq War veteran Spero Lucas (available October 8, 2013). Spero Lucas returns and he’s a conflicted man. He’s...
September 10 2013

Fresh Meat: Beloved Enemy by Eric Van Lustbader

Beloved Enemy by Eric Van Lustbader is the fifth Jack McClure thriller, in which the Secretery of Homeland Security is killed and Jack must decide whether to help the woman he loves or to destroy her...
July 31 2013

Confessions of an Evil-Minded D.C. Tourist

Harry Truman reportedly once said that if you want a friend in Washington you should get a dog. Here’s my corollary: if you want someone in law enforcement to stick by your side in D.C., show...
March 14 2013

The Americans: The New Cool Kid on the Block

It’s not often that a brand new TV show is renewed only four shows into its first season, but that has just happened to the new FX spy thriller, The Americans, and I can understand why. This...
February 25 2013

Fresh Meat: Black Sheep by CJ Lyons

Black Sheep by CJ Lyons is the sequel to Blind Faith featuring FBI agent Caitlyn Tierney (available February 26, 2013). As a thriller writer, CJ Lyons has a stellar reputation, but I must confess...
February 19 2013

Perfectly Constructed: House of Cards

About a minute into the first episode of House of Cards Francis Underwood—the scheming politician played to oily perfection by Kevin Spacey—finds a whimpering dog that’s been...
January 31 2013

David Baldacci: A Writer with Absolute Power

I think Absolute Power is one of the best books I’ve ever read. The story is incredible and actually believable. Written by David Baldacci in 1996, it’s a book about the president, a secret...
December 17 2012

Gulp, Another Crime HQ Whose Days Are Numbered

First, it was New Scotland Yard, and now the FBI’s Hoover building is on the blocks? These are iconic Crime HQs, and *looks around nervously* even when iconic means hideous, we’ve grown...
January 9 2012

Did You Watch the Series Premiere of The Firm?

Last night was the premiere of The Firm, a series based upon following the characters from John Grisham’s bestselling novel a decade later. At NBC’s website,  you can watch the first episode...