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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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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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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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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The Modern Spin on Sherlock Holmes “Elementary” Renewed by CBS

Elementary, the modern adaptation of Sherlock Holmes starring Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller, will return for its sixth season CBS announced. The network made this decision despite the fact that this crime show was CBS’ lowest-performing returning scripted series, averaging just a 1.2 rating in the key demo with a very old audience of 7.7…

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NBC Orders New Crime Drama Titled “Good Girls”

NBC has ordered a new crime drama show titled “Good Girls”, from The Family creator Jenna Bans. According to a statement by the network, the role of one of the lead characters “Beth” which was played by Kathleen Rose Perkins in the pilot will be recast for the series. Described by E! News as a mix…

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Bill Clinton and James Patterson Are Writing A Thriller Titled “The President Is Missing”

The former U.S. president Bill Clinton and the best-selling novelist James Patterson are collaborating on a thriller titled “The President is Missing”. The new novel will come out in June 2018 as a joint release by Alfred A Knopf and Little, Brown and Co. As the publishers are characterizing the story “…[the book is] a…

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Top 7 Most Sought After Assassination Thrillers Now

Assassination thrillers are now a major plot category in various works of fiction. Whether you like the feeling of anxiety when you are turning the pages to see if the villain can pull of his / her carefully laid out plan, or like stories where the lead character is trying to prevent an assassination, the following…

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Finnish Detective Series Bordertown Begins Filming Season Two In August

The Finnish detective series Bordertown (Sorjonen), starring Ville Virtanen, begins filming season two this August in Lappeenranta, and concludes in Helsinki in November. This moody crime series swept Finland’s top TV awards (Kultainen Venla) in its first season, winning Best Drama, Best Actor and Best Actress. The series, in a nutshell, is about a brilliant but…

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