Great Serial Killer Debut: Dead Gone By Luca Veste

As a former editor of the Spinetingler Award-nominated anthology Off the Record, Luca Veste knows a lot about writing. This experience shows itself in his great new serial killer debut mystery Dead Gone. This amazing novel has a gripping plot and an unpredictable story-line  which is impossible to put down. A Brief Summary:  Detectives David…

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A Good Thriller: “Birthdays for the Dead” By Stuart McBride

Stuart MacBride is a British author who have reached the fame through writing several bestselling novels featuring DS Logan McRae. The McRae novels have won him the CWA’s Dagger in the Library, the Barry Award for Best Debut Novel, and Best Breakthrough Author at the ITV3 crime thriller awards. Birthdays for the Dead is his…

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“Dead Last” By James W. Hall

James W. Hall, the Edgar Award winning author has a new book out as paperback: In Dead Last, the lead character must confront an assassin whose victims and methods are taken directly from the script of a popular TV show. Here is our take from this interesting thriller. A Brief Summary: April Moss writes obituaries…

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Impressive Debut: “Sleeping And The Dead” By Jeff Crook

A technical writer/editor for the U.S. Postal Service, Jeff Crook is also the author of several fantasy books in a series called Dragonlance. He lives in Mississippi with his wife and two sons and The Sleeping and the Dead is his first mystery. A Brief Summary: Jackie Lyons is a former vice detective with the…

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Great Forensic Thriller: “Defensive Wounds” By Lisa Black

In forensic thriller space, Lisa Black is definitely one of our favorites: She is the author of several thrillers featuring Theresa MacLean: A latent fingerprint examiner and CSI in Florida and a former forensic scientist for the Cleveland coroner's office, she is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and has testified in…

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Sidney Sheldon’s “Angel of the Dark”

Even though Sidney Sheldon has passed away for over 5 years now, his novels and intriguing stories still remain on the top of our lists. Having sold more than 500 million copies, he ranks #1 in the Guinness book of records as the most translated author in the world. Angel of the Dark 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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Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

In the case you are into serial killer documentaries, you might want to check out an interesting title, which didn't quite get the exposure it deserved at the time it was released. It's a documentary about supposedly the first female serial killer…    Aileen – Life and Death of a Serial Killer is a 2003 feature-length…

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Petros Markaris Turns Greek Economic Tragedy Into Crime Fiction

If you read the International section of your daily newspaper, you have definitely read about the economic hardship in which Greece is going through for the last 3 years. Well, the Greek author Petros Márkaris, who is famous for his detective novels starring the grumpy Athenian police investigator Costas Haritos, is turning the whole thing…

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Matthew McConaughey And Woody Harrelson In HBO’s True Detective

According to Deadline, HBO has picked up the new series True Detective starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. The project is an eight-part drama and HBO has picked it up with a straight-to-series order. The drama was written on spec by Nic Pizzolatto. Cary Fukunaga (Jane Eyre) will direct all eight episodes. A Brief Summary:…

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“If Thy Right Hand” By Robin Lamont

From a Broadway career to law enforcement and then to the literary world, Robin Lamont has definitely been on a long journey to become a novelist. After college, she worked as a Broadway actress and singer, playing lead roles in Godspell, Grease, and Working. Utilizing her acting experience she became an undercover investigator for a…

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