Mystery Writers of America Announces 2018 Grand Masters

Jane Langton, William Link, and Peter Lovesey have been chosen as the 2018 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA’s Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to this genre, as well as for a body of work that is both significant and of…

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Top 7 Thriller and Suspense Books Great For Halloween

Halloween is the favorite time of the year for a large majority of thriller and suspense readers as there’s nothing more fun than reading a high quality creepy story in the dim glow of a bedside lamp, tucked away nicely from the fall evening chill. Who knows? Maybe reading a good story gives you some…

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Keanu Reeves Confirmed For Season 2 of “Swedish Dicks”

The Swedish online streaming service Viaplay has announced that Keanu Reeves will continue in his role as Tex, alongside Peter Stormare and Johan Glans, for the second season of Swedish Dicks when it returns in December 2017. Swedish Dicks is an American-Swedish comedy web television series created by Peter Stormare, Glenn Lund, Peter Settman, and…

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A Look At “Cops Lie!” By Leonard Love Matlick

Thomas Andes reviews “Cops Lie!“, the new novel by Leonard Love Matlick, for the Fall 2017 print edition of Mystery Tribune.  Though Americans have always distrusted authority, our collective faith in civic institutions might be at an all-time low. From police shootings of unarmed African-American teenagers to the fact a man who has boasted of…

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A Conversation With Scandinavian Crime Fiction Legend Gunnar Staalesen

In the Fall 2017 print issue of Mystery Tribune, Jerry Holt speaks with the Scandinavian crime fiction legend Gunnar Staalesen about the inspirations behind his books and a life of crime writing.  There are many appropriate places in Bergen, Norway,  for an interview with Gunnar Staalesen, author of the long-running series that features P.I. Varg…

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A Conversation With Felix Francis On New Thriller “Pulse”

The British crime writer Felix Francis, Dick Francis’s younger son, studied Physics and Electronics at London University and then embarked upon a 17-year career teaching Advanced Level physics at three schools. Over the past 40 years Felix assisted Dick with both the research and the writing of many of his novels. His first novel written without his father was Gamble, published in September 2011, although…

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Louise Rick Scandinavian Detective Novels by Sara Blaedel Coming To TV

Bron Studios will adapt the Louise Rick detective novels, written by Scandinavian author Sara Blaedel, into a TV series beginning with The Forgotten Girls for season one. The Forgotten Girls was originally released by Grand Central Publishing and its plot is a chilling one: The body of an unidentified woman has been discovered in a…

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A Great Suspense Thriller: Killing Pace By Douglas Schofield

We were recently impressed with the quality of the story in the new novel by Douglas Schofield titled Killing Pace. Having a background as a lawyer, Schofield writes efficient and to the point and his narrative flies fast. Mixing that with an addictive plot and the result is for sure entertaining. Killing Pace opens in…

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Killer App: Short Fiction by Nikhil Iyengar

Nikhil Iyengar has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and the US. His science-fiction short film ‘Borrowed Time’ (Writer/Director) was screened at the New York MIAAC film festival. He was a Top 5 winner of last year’s Avex Digital International short film contest, and a finalist at this year’s Austin Film Festival Pitch Competition. He…

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10 Mystery and Thriller Audiobooks Listeners Are Raving About Now

Among the best mystery and thriller audiobooks listeners are raving about is the new novel by Ronald H. Balson titled The Trust. The newest audiobook from Ronald H. Balson, the international best-selling author of Once We Were Brothers, finds private investigator Liam Taggart returning to his childhood home for an uncle’s funeral, only to discover his death might…

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“The Man in the Crooked Hat” By Harry Dolan Is An Electrifying Thriller

“The Man in the Crooked Hat” is a new electrifying thriller by one of our favorite authors Harry Dolan (see our interview with the author here). We have previously reviewed and loved The Last Dead Girl (see here) and with this new work yet again Dolan demonstrates he deserves to be a nationally bestselling author.…

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