New Netflix True Crime Show “The Keepers” Promises To Be A “Must-Watch”

The new True-Crime show “The Keepers”, soon to be released by Netflix, is essentially trying to answer one question: Who killed Sister Cathy? So far crime TV enthusiasts can only get a glimpse of the series via the trailer which was released on April 19 (see the trailer here). Based on the scenes, many are comparing…

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Watch These Crime and Thriller Movies Before They Leave Netflix In May 2017

End of April is near and as the cold weather is leaving, so are some nice and exciting crime and thriller movies and TV shows on Netflix. These are few great classics as well as some adrenaline boosters which we recommend you watch during the next week before they are gone. “To Catch a Thief”…

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Best Scandinavian Crime Fictions In 2017 Petrona Award Shortlist

Six outstanding crime novels from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden have made the shortlist for the 2017 Petrona Award for the Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year. The winning title will be announced at a Gala Dinner on May 20 during the annual international crime fiction event CrimeFest, held in Bristol on May 18-21,…

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Lee Child, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid Longlisted for Theakston Award

The crime fiction titans Lee Child, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid have all been longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. The prize, which is open to UK and Irish crime authors whose novels were published in paperback between 1st May last year and 30th April this year, includes four previous winners of…

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Keanu Reeves and Peter Stormare bringing “Swedish Dicks” to TV

Swedish Dicks is going to be the first Nordic TV drama series to be distributed worldwide and even better, the series features Keanu Reeves and Peter Stormare in leading roles as well Swedish Dicks is a part comedy and part drama series set in Los Angeles about Ingmar (Peter Stormare), a former stuntman who is trying…

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CBS Television Studios Secures Rights to Meg Gardiner’s UNSUB

There is some good news for Edgar Award winning author Meg Gardiner this week: CBS Television Studios has snapped up rights to Gardiner’s UNSUB, the first in a riveting new crime series inspired by the notorious, unsolved Zodiac case. UNSUB, which goes on sale this summer (6/27), will be developed as a TV series by…

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Working on Your Next Book or Just Published? You May Win a £20,000 Prize Here

If you are working on your next piece of crime fiction or just published a mystery novel, you may be eligible to win a £20,000 prize. How? The Amazon UK Kindle Storyteller Award is now open for entries. The Kindle Storyteller Award is a new literary prize recognizing newly published work in the English language across…

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The Philippines First Crime Novel and Its Movie Adaption

F.H. Batacan’s crime novel Smaller and Smaller Circles was created into a movie. So what? While this is often the case for spectacular books, this is a very special event, as this novel is considered to be the first modern crime novel of the Philippines. This 2002 novel takes the reader on a journey in Manila…

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14,000 Fans Will Attend This Year’s Longmire Days In Buffalo, WY

The small Wyoming town of Buffalo, population 4,600 give or take, is gearing up once again for Longmire Days, one of the most anticipated pop culture events to hit Wyoming. This year the festival celebrating author Craig Johnson and the cult of Longmire will take place July 7-9. As you may know, Craig’s New York…

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Daily Mail and Penguin Use Crowdsourcing to Identify the Next Agatha Christie

Thanks to some innovative competition using crowdsourcing, talented writers can become the next Agatha Christie. Last year, Daily Mail newspaper in U.K. launched the Daily Mail First Novel competition with the prize of a £20,000 publishing deal with one of the world’s biggest and most respected publishers, Penguin Random House. The idea was to tap…

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Boris Johnson’s Father To Release Brexit Thriller

Boris Johnson’s father has apparently found inspiration in uncertain events of the Brexit process as he is set to release a Brexit thriller later this year. In the upcoming book which is titled “Kompromat,” Stanley Johnson claims to recount the story of the most audacious geo-political coup since Genghis Khan and his hordes swept across Asia into…

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