6 Best Ghost Thrillers Which Definitely Keep You Up At Night

If you are looking for some of the best ghost thrillers recently released for your next read, The Widow’s House by Carol Goodman is a great choice. This chilling novel from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Lake of Dead Languages blends the gothic allure of Daphne DuMaurier’s Rebecca and the crazed undertones of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s…

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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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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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British Crime Series Loch Ness To Make Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV

Last year British ITV commissioned a six part murder mystery thriller titled “Loch Ness” from ITV Studios. The good news is that, soon after its ITV broadcast, Loch Ness will premiere in the U.S. beginning on consecutive Mondays, starting June 19, 2017 on Acorn TV.   The beautiful, yet haunting shores of Scotland’s most iconic loch is…

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Debut Crime Novel “August Snow” Gets On Hollywood Hot List

The debut crime novel of Stephen Mack Jones titled “August Snow” has grabbed the attention of famous Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein as he wants to make a TV show out of the story. Stephen Mack Jones, 62, narrates the story of a black Latino ex-Detroit cop in his novel who testified against a crooked mayor…

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Kunoichi: A Closer Look At The Female Ninja Spies of Old Japan

So what’s the deal with Kunoichi? For the last 40 years, we all know “Ninja” as well known figures from martial arts films or comic books. When someone brings up the word “Ninja”, the first thing that comes to mind are black-masked men with swords who appear out of nowhere and are good with martial…

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South Korean Crime Thriller “The Merciless” Sold To 80+ Markets

The South Korean crime thriller film ‘The Merciless’, directed by Byun Sung Hyun and starring veteran actors Seol Kyung Goo, and Kim Hee Won has been sold to more than 80 markets around the world, according to Korean film studio CJ Entertainment which is handling the sales. The movie is also in line for a midnight…

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First Glimpse of Stephen King’s “The Mist” TV Series

Spike has released the first trailer for The Mist, the new TV series, which debuts June 22 and brings the great novella by Stephen King to life. Fans of the novella will notice there are some differences between the original story and the new series which includes an entirely new cast of characters (see the…

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James Patterson To Write True Crime Book on Aaron Hernandez

Best-selling thriller and crime writer James Patterson is taking a break from fiction to write a true crime book on Aaron Hernandez. The former New England Patriots star and convicted murderer was found dead in his prison cell last week. The new book will be published by Little, Brown and Company and is set for an early…

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Rain Dogs Wins The 2017 Edgar Award For Best Paperback Original

Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty received a well-deserved 2017 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original category last night during Mystery Writers of America’s annual event. This is McKinty’s second consecutive Edgar® Award nomination, following last year’s nomination of Gun Street Girl in the same category. Rain Dogs is the fifth novel in the Detective Sean…

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