Author Spotlight: Matt Goldman (8/4/20)

For this author spotlight, we are featuring the Emmy Award-winning TV writer, playwright, and creator of the Nils Shapiro series, Matt Goldman. Everyone’s favorite Minneapolis private detective is back for another adventure, but this time his job takes him to a place where the sunshine hides dark secrets: Los Angeles. DEAD WEST “Goldman continues to […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: DEAD WEST

Fan favorite private detective Nils Shapiro heads to LA for this week’s #FridayReads: Matt Goldman’s DEAD WEST. Nils Shapiro accepts what appears to be an easy, lucrative job: find out if Beverly Mayer’s grandson is foolishly throwing away his trust fund in Hollywood, especially now, in the wake of his fiancée’s tragic death. However, that […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/05/19)

A Victorian detective on the hunt for a missing Oxford academic + a factory mystery with murder and a bad-tempered donkey + Teddy Roosevelt’s near death assassination or accident? + a private investigator hired by the number one suspect + a thriller author on the run in Alaska + a gripping murder case in an […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/29/19)

Thriller Thursday (8/29/19)

A potential nuclear disaster meets a refugee PI in today’s Thriller Thursday! KILL ZONE: A High-Tech Thriller by Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason “Readers who love the mixture of adventure and science found in the work of James Rollins and Michael Crichton will find the latest from this talented pair of authors to be […]

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Chet and Bernie Are Back!

Chet and Bernie Are Back!

Chet the dog and his human partner PI Bernie Little are back for their 9th mystery in Spencer Quinn’s HEART OF BARKNESS! Chet the dog, “the most lovable narrator in all of crime fiction” (Boston Globe) and P.I. Bernie encounter heartache and much worse in the world of country music. They’re both music lovers, so […]

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#ThrillerThursday (1/10/19)

#ThrillerThursday (1/10/19)

Apocalyptic thrillers + female sheriffs + Minneapolis PIs = one exciting #ThrillerThursday! THE COMING STORM: A Thriller by Mark Alpert “Using his background in science, Alpert has crafted a tale that begins with the U.S. government ignoring the effects of climate change and then abandoning human rights in a misguided attempt to control the resulting […]

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Booklist Mystery Month 2018, Our Agatha Award Winner & #ThrillerThursday Picks

Booklist Mystery Month 2018, Our Agatha Award Winner & #ThrillerThursday Picks

First, a HUGE congratulations to Louise Penny’s GLASS HOUSES, which won the 2017 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel! It’s Mystery Month over at Booklist, and Bill Ott named 3 of our books “The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2018” (for books reviewed between May 1, 2017, and April 15, 2018): Top 10 Crime Novels HELLBENT […]

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2017 Bram Stoker Award Nominees (& Winners!)

2017 Bram Stoker Award Nominees (& Winners!)

We have 4 nominees (AND 2 WINNERS!!!) for the 2017 Bram Stoker Awards! Superior Achievement in a Novel Award ARARAT by Christopher Golden – WINNER! Superior Achievement in Long Fiction MAPPING THE INTERIOR by Stephen Graham Jones – WINNER! AGENTS OF DREAMLAND by Caitlin R. Kiernan Superior Achievement in an Anthology Award NIGHTS OF THE […]

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Thriller Thursday (6/15/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (6/15/17 Edition)

Summer’s heating up with these new mysteries: THE FORGOTTEN GIRL by Rio Youers Two starred reviews! “Canadian author Youers makes his U.S. debut with a paranormal thriller distinguished by subtle characterizations and emotionally evocative prose. Harvey’s compelling, moving search for Sally and the truth offers everything that fans of intelligent suspense could wish for.” — […]

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In the Hot Seat: Matt Goldman on GONE TO DUST

In the Hot Seat: Matt Goldman on GONE TO DUST

Today we turn the spotlight on Matt Goldman, whose debut novel, GONE TO DUST, features an unusual crime—a murdered woman is found covered in dust from hundreds of vacuum cleaner bags, rendering DNA evidence useless. Library Journal‘s Books for Dudes column called it, “hard-boiled awesomeness” and Booklist said, “Offer this one to aficionados of chilly […]

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