“The Bronx Kill” By Philip Cioffari Is A Refreshing Noir Novel

Award-winning novelist Philip Cioffari delivers a taut, tense, and atmospheric tale in his latest novel “The Bronx Kill.” This is a book which successfully fuses elements of mystery and literary fiction. In “The Bronx Kill”, Danny Baker returns home after a self-imposed exile and soon he finds himself face to face with what he’d run…

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Michael Cannell: My Account of New York’s Longest, Costliest Manhunt

Michael Cannell, author of historical thriller Incendiary, reflects on his inspirations behind writing the book.  Five years ago I heard the former Washington Post feature writer Paul Hendrickson speak at a writer’s conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. I’m not the writer’s conference type; I believe in writing, not talking. But I happened to be in…

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Ron Liebman Shows Mastery In New Legal Mystery “Big Law”

Big Law is the new legal mystery by Ron Liebman whose straightforward style of story-telling makes reading his books a delightful experience.

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A very funny and smart mystery: Phantom Angel

Phantom Angel is the first book we read from the Edgar winner David Handler and wow! what a book…we really enjoyed reading the new installment of the private eye series featuring Benji Golden and we think you will love this character as well. A Brief Summary:  When it comes to tracking down teen runaways, there is…

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A Remarkable Debut: “The Other Typist” By Suzanne Rindell

Suzanne Rindell is a doctoral student in American modernist literature at Rice University and lives in New York City. As part of her dissertation on women in the Victorian era, she came up with the idea of writing a suspense novel happening in 1920s New York and a female protagonist. The Other Typist is the…

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Review Of “Nightwatcher” By Wendy Corsi Staub

USA Today and New York Times bestseller Wendy Corsi Staub comes back with the new novel Nightwatcherwhich is scheduled to be released on August 28, 2012 and is a thriller set around 9/11 period in New York City. The author herself lives in the New York City suburbs with her husband of over twenty years…

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Liam Neeson To Play In Crime Thriller “A Walk Among The Tombstones”

Liam Neeson has been confirmed to star in crime thriller ‘A Walk Among The Tombstones,’ which will begin shooting in New York next year and is based on Lawrence Block’s popular crime novel of the same name. The Irish actor will play Matt Scudder, the lead character in Block’s series of novels with the feature…

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“A Hard Death” By Jonathan Hayes

Jonathan Hayes, a veteran forensic pathologist, has been a New York City medical examiner, performing autopsies and testifying in murder trials, since 1990. A former contributing editor at Martha Stewart Living, Hayes has written for the New York Times, GQ, and Food & Wine. A Hard Death is his latest novel, a sequel to Precious…

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Upcoming Mystery Book Events in New York City

One way to go to mystery book events is checking out niche bookshops. There are several bookstores in New York which specialize in Mystery and Crime fiction. One of the more reputable ones is Mysterious Bookshop on 58 Warren Street. The Mysterious Bookshop is an independent bookstore and publisher specializing in mystery fiction, located in…

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