Adrian McKinty and James W. Ziskin Nominated for the 2017 Anthony Award

On the heels of three 2017 Edgar Award nominations for Best Paperback Original, won by Adrian McKinty’s Rain Dogs, Seventh Street Books authors Adrian McKinty and James W. Ziskin have been nominated again – this time for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original. This is the sixth award nomination for Rain Dogs. Others include…

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Nancy Atherton Delights Cozy Readers with “Aunt Dimity and the Widow’s Curse”

In the 22nd installment of bestselling cozy mystery series by Nancy Atherton, Aunt Dimity and the Widow’s Curse, she presents the readers with a new tale which is both charming and makes the audience smile. Atherton’s first book in the series, Aunt Dimity’s Death, was voted “One of the Century’s 100 Favorite Mysteries” by the Independent…

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Target Omega By Peter Kirsanow Is A Riveting Espionage Thriller Read

In Target  Omega, debut novelist Peter Kirsanow introduces readers to an enigmatic character named Michael Garin. He is a member of an elite, highly secretive counter-WMD unit, who suddenly becomes the target of a conspiracy. The book starts with a bang and continues with a fast-paced plot till the end. Garin has just successfully thwarted a…

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7 Curious Facts About Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on Sherlock Holmes Day

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, was born on a day like this in 1859. That’s why many fans refer to May 22 as “Sherlock Holmes Day.” You might know Conan Doyle because of his famous detective stories featuring Sherlock or his historical short stories with Brigadier Gerard as the lead character. But here…

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Top 7 Bestselling Mystery and Thriller Books Featuring Female Protagonists

As we have noted before, mystery and crime fiction is largely a female game and plots surrounding female protagonists are also among some of the most popular characters. What comes below is a compilation of some of the most notable and sought after mystery, crime fiction and thriller books released in the last 3 months…

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Two UC Davis Students Launch Crowdfunding Campaign For L.A. Crime Film

Fans of crime and noir movies might finally feel a breath of fresh air in the sea of recycled Hollywood plots as two UC Davis students are using crowdfunding to bring a new L.A. crime film to life. Daniel Johnson O’Connor and Rashad Hurst, creative forces behind this new project and students at UC Davis,…

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Jefferson Flanders Talks “Berlin Spy Stories”

Jefferson Flanders is the author of The First Trumpet trilogy about the early Cold War. His novel An Interlude in Berlin will be published in 2018. In “Berlin Spy Stories”, he reflects on the works of some of the biggest names in spy fiction.  Spy novelists have long been drawn to Berlin’s dark and violent…

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Top 6 Mystery and Thriller Audiobooks This Week

Among the top 6 mystery and thriller audiobooks this week, G-Man is a notable title worth listening to. Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Hunter, brings to life the latest episode in the Bob Lee Swagger saga, which finds Bob uncovering his family’s secret tommy gun war with 1930s gangsters like John Dillinger and…

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Tidelands: Netflix Announces Its First Australian Original Series

Netflix today announced its first Australian original series Tidelands, a supernatural crime drama that will debut exclusively on Netflix around the globe. Production will start in Queensland in 2018. The drama follows a former criminal as she returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay. When the body of a local fisherman washes…

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“Enemy of The Good” By Matthew Palmer Is A Satisfying International Thriller

“The Enemy of The Good” by acclaimed novelist Matthew Palmer, is a novel based on experience: Both as a writer and a U.S. government professional at the center of country’s International relations. Palmer has tapped his quarter century-long career working for the U.S. Foreign Service for a series of diplomatic thrillers that have been singled…

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Swedish Author Viveca Sten Confirms New “Sandhamn Murder” Novels

Swedish crime novelist Viveca Sten has signed a new contract with publishing house Forum to continue writing her popular “Sandhamn Murder” novels until at least 2023. The deal includes three new installments in The Sandhamn Murder series and a collection of short stories which will give readers some background to their favorite characters, including Thomas…

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