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Between the Lines: Andrews & Wilson

Starting a New Series with a Bang By José H. Bográn Authors Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson have had a bang-up couple of years. In addition to thrilling readers with installments of…

On the Cover: Rachel Howzell Hall

A Thrilling Coming of Age Mystery By Dawn Ius Curiosity shops have long been woven into the fabric of pop culture—brimming with historic artifacts and unusual trinkets, these often-quirky stores provide storytellers…

On the Cover: Stephen Graham Jones

Slasher 101 By April Snellings For all the lip service that’s paid to the final girl, she rarely gets her due on screen. It’s no one’s fault, really—if you’re going to squeeze…

On the Cover: Vera Kurian

The Word ‘Scheming’ Takes on a Deadly Meaning By K.L. Romo “October 23. Will Bachman has sixty days to live.” Will is one of freshman Chloe Sevre’s reasons for attending college at…

Up Close: Megan Collins

Starting with a Title By Dawn Ius Megan Collins and her husband were out for breakfast when the seed for her third novel was planted. While enjoying pancakes and cheese omelets, the…

Up Close: Tori Eldridge

Things Get Personal for Lily Wong By Dawn Ius Lily Wong didn’t come quietly into the literary world. No, author Tori Eldridge’s Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja fought her way onto the scene in…

Up Close: Catriona Ward

‘The Darker the Tale, the Purer the Heart’ By April Snellings It doesn’t hit US bookstores until September 28, but Catriona Ward’s THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET is already famously difficult…

Up Close: Matthew FitzSimmons

Peering into the Future By Adam Meyer For many years, Matthew FitzSimmons—who has just published his sixth novel, CONSTANCE—was a writer who didn’t write. “I had spent about three or four years…

Up Close: Isabella Maldonado

The FBI’s ‘Warrior Girl’ Takes on a Monster By Millie Naylor Hast “The story I wanted to tell is about amazing resilience in the face of adversity,” Isabella Maldonado says of her…

Up Close: Hank Phillippi Ryan

Even a Perfect Life Has Secrets By K.L. Romo On Twitter, she’s dubbed #PerfectLily. That’s because Boston’s Channel 6 News investigative reporter Lily Atwood must be perfect when she’s on the air.…

Up Close: Diana Rodriguez Wallach

From Heart-Racing Thrillers to Spine-Tingling Horror By April Snellings Regardless of your religious beliefs, possession is one of the most disturbing tropes in supernatural horror. Few things are as terrifying as the…

Up Close: Lynette Eason

Series Ends with a Bang By E.M. Powell HOSTILE INTENT might be the last in Lynette Eason’s Danger Never Sleeps romantic suspense series—but one could argue that it’s the best. It’s a…

Up Close: Karen Hugg

Horticultural Mysteries with a Touch of Magic By Jaden Terrell Karen Hugg was born into a Polish family in a Polish neighborhood in Chicago. “My older relatives came to America because they…

Up Close: Ian Rankin and William McIlvanney

Putting Layers Back on the Onion By Rick Pullen Crime is relative, especially when deciphering the layers of a Scottish crime novel. To the delight of many fans, Scotland’s famed crime novelists…

Up Close: William Nikkel

A Military Tragedy, A Ruthless Plot, and Sharks—Lots of Sharks By Millie Naylor Hast Marine biologist Jack Ferrell sets sail on his 10th adventure in William Nikkel’s newest thriller, DEADLY TIDE. This…

AudioFile Spotlight: Talking with Author Louise Penny

AudioFile Spotlight: Talking with Author Louise Penny By Aurelia C. Scott Louise Penny says that plotting her bestselling mysteries about Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Quebec Sûreté is a balancing act.…

BookTrib Spotlight: Amanda Jayatissa

When Nightmares Follow You Halfway Around the World By Neil Nyren My hands were trembling slightly….I hate how they do that when I’m angry. I hate it when I’m angry. It makes…

Africa Scene: Femi Kayode

Fact and Fiction Intertwine in Stunning Debut By Michael Sears Nigeria has produced some excellent new mystery and thriller writers in recent years, and Femi Kayode is no exception. His debut novel,…

Arctic Meltdown by Geza P. Tatrallyay

By Terri Nolan The Arctic is abundant in oil, gas, and minerals. The seabed resources of the region have enormous economic potential but are expensive to obtain. As the polar ice cap…

Flat Black Ford by J.D. Allen

By Tim O’Mara As FLAT BLACK FORD opens, Detective Jim Bean has been hired to find Stella DeSoto. That shouldn’t be hard; she’s been on the evening news—in the titular vehicle—during her…

Death and Sensibility by Elizabeth Blake

By Charlie Cochrane Elizabeth Blake’s latest cozy mystery, DEATH AND SENSIBILITY, is set in the beautiful, historic English city of York. In it, bookstore owner Erin Coleridge seeks the scoundrel who silenced…

Drunk on Blood by Fred Zackel

By George Ebey Author Fred Zackel brings us new thrills with a paranormal spin in his latest novel, DRUNK ON BLOOD. The Church has enemies. Many are not of this world. Cricket…

Redemption by Traci Hunter Abramson

Once an abused and troubled teenager, Gage Stewart has worked tirelessly to move beyond the fateful day he was manipulated into holding a group of teenagers hostage. Now with a new identity…

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