Kirkus Best Fiction of 2021

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best Fiction of 2021! LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS by Ryka AokiDESTROYER OF LIGHT by Jennifer Marie BrissettRAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. CosbySECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskTHE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona FernándezCROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenEVERYONE KNOWS YOUR MOTHER IS A WITCH by Rivka GalchenZORRIE by Laird HuntMY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole JohnsonTHE […]

Read More…

New Edelweiss E-galleys (11/1/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: A RIP THROUGH TIME by Kelley ArmstrongISBN 9781250820006 | on sale 5/31/22 May 20, 2019: Homicide detective Mallory is in Edinburgh to be with her dying grandmother. While out on a jog one evening, Mallory […]

Read More…

Enter Minotaur’s Writing Competitions

Minotaur Books is looking for debut authors! The adult crime fiction imprint is proud to co-sponsor three separate debut novel competitions. The winner of each will receive a paid contract and become a published author. We’re asking for your help to enable Minotaur to reach as many aspiring crime fiction authors as possible. Does your […]

Read More…

2021 Macavity Award Nominees

Congratulations to Macmillan’s 2021 Macavity Award nominees! Best Mystery Novel BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S.A. CosbyALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise Penny Best First Mystery MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev March Sue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery THE CABINETS OF BARNABY MAYNE by Elsa Hart […]

Read More…

3 Stars for THE HOLLY

Julian Rubinstein’s dramatic account of a shooting that shook a community to its core has received THREE starred reviews! THE HOLLY: Five Bullets, One Gun, and the Struggle to Save an American NeighborhoodISBN 9780374168919, on sale 5/11/21 “Journalist Rubinstein tells the haunting story of a former gang member who tried to go straight and ran […]

Read More…

Author Spotlight: John Hart (2/4/21)

John Hart, New York Times bestselling author and Edgar Award winner, is known for his raw crime fiction that explores families and relationships. John Hart takes his next adventure to the South at the height of the Vietnam War for even more crime and suspense. THE UNWILLING An Indie Next pick! “We know there’s always […]

Read More…

Thriller Thursday: Crime Spotlight (1/21/21)

A riveting Western adventure + a rural noir about small-town secrets and the aftershock of crime + an up-and-coming L.A. detective and a murder case = this #thrillerThursday. OUTLAWED by Anna North A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next pick! “North’s knockout latest (after THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SOPHIE STARK) chronicles the travails of […]

Read More…

Thriller Thursday: Crime (10/22/20)

This Thriller Thursday spotlights crime with the true story of a turning point in Mob history and a crime fiction debut about a family of money launderers. A BROTHERHOOD BETRAYED: The Man Behind the Rise and Fall of Murder, Inc. by Michael Cannell “Cannell dials in the right level of detail in this grim story […]

Read More…

Memoir Spotlight (9/30/20)

This memoir spotlight includes an inspiring story of strength after childhood trauma, a glimpse behind the doors of a therapist’s office, and a doctor’s journey into understanding the final stages of life. DANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS: A Memoir of a Crime by Debora Harding An Indie Next pick! “In this intense debut memoir, Harding writes […]

Read More…

Crime Spotlight (8/12/20)

We’re spotlighting crime in fiction and nonfiction with a twist on the rules for murder mysteries, a former FBI agent investigating deadly explosions, an exploration of the global drug trade, and the rise and fall of the ultimate narco. THE EIGHTH DETECTIVE by Alex Pavesi An Indie Next pick! “This inventive debut sees editor Julia […]

Read More…

css.php