The Border

Written by Don Winslow — The Border is the final novel in Don Winslow’s epic Power of the Dog trilogy. When we first met Art…

Only to Sleep

Written by Lawrence Osborne – Writing a Philip Marlowe novel must be one of the most intimidating jobs in crime fiction. There are few characters…

City Without Stars

Written by Tim Baker — It seems like a long time since Tim Baker’s explosive JFK assassination based debut, Fever City, hit the shelves in April 2016. Fever…

La Frontera

Written by Sam Hawken — Sam Hawken’s The Dead Women of Juarez and Tequila Sunset set the ball rolling for this popular author who takes a…

Ochoco Reach

Written by Jim Stewart — Here we have another PI novel, but if you want mean streets, neon bar signs reflected in rainy sidewalks, and the…

The Cartel

Sometimes truth is stranger – or in this case, more ghastly – than fiction, and Don Winslow doesn’t attempt to improve on the unbelievable everyday…

The Cartel

Written by Don Winslow, read by Ray Porter — Is there anyone who still thinks a little illegal drug use is a victimless crime? Who…

The Cartel

Written by Don Winslow — The Power of the Dog, Don Winslow’s first depiction of America’s war on drugs, changed perceptions of its author when…

Interview: Don Winslow

We reckon that The Cartel by Don Winslow is going to be one of the books crime fiction lovers simply must read this summer, and we…

Mañana

Written by William Hjortsberg — Sometime between the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King in Memphis and the murder of Meredith Hunter by Hells Angels…

Missing

Written by Sam Hawken — Jack Searle lives a quiet life in Texas, near the Mexican border. He earns enough to get by as a…

First look: Missing by Sam Hawken

Oh, this is nice. Block foil bullets, rosary beads and handguns. A creepy dia de muertos skull configuration. Silhouettes, hearts and spades, illustrative flourishes and…

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Borderline

The sexual violence that occurs here and there in Lawrence Block’s short stories may be borderline gratuitous, but if you’re looking for some classic pulp…

Borderline

Written by Lawrence Block — If you’re not familiar with Lawrence Block’s work – and you should be, we’ve reviewed a whole stack of it…