The Last Act

In a book inspired by outrageous real-life events, Brad Parks constructs a tension-filled, highly entertaining scenario in which FBI agents recruit aging child star Tommy…

Paid in Spades

Written by Richard Helms — In this fast-paced crime thriller, award-winning author Richard Helms guides you to the darker corners of New Orleans where the…

The Last Act

Written by Brad Parks — a strong sense of purpose infuses Brad Parks’s new crime thriller The Last Act and propels the story forward with…

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…

First look: Ryuko

She smokes cigars, rides a motorbike, packs twin tommies and she has a dragon tattoo. But Ryuko isn’t from Sweden, and she’s not like anything…

Back Door to Hell

Written by Paul Gadsby — Nate doesn’t have a plan, all he has is first degree burns on the soles of his feet after a run-in…

November Road

Edgar award winner Lou Berney’s latest stand-alone thriller has already appeared on numerous best of 2018 lists, including from two of our own contributors. November…

The Cold Summer

Written by Gianrico Carofiglio, translated by Howard Curtis — Real-life events from 1992 are woven into Gianrico Carofiglio’s fascinating contribution to Italian crime fiction. The…

Countdown to Osaka

Written by Joe Hefferon — Crime fiction set in Japan, Korea and other counties of the Far East is gaining in popularity, and even Western…

November Road

Written by Lou Berney — Lou Berney’s 2015 novel The Long and Faraway Gone won a string of awards including the Edgar, Barry, McAvity and Anthony gongs.…

Charlesgate Confidential

Scott Von Doviak’s debut is the complete package. It has ambition. The narrative is split in to three parts, 1946, 1986, and 2014. There is…

Lost Empress

Written by Sergio de la Pava — This remarkable book is a crime novel in only the loosest sense of the genre. Yes, crimes take…

The Syndicate

Written by Clarence Cooper Jr — There aren’t many books that grab you from the first line and don’t let go. There are even fewer…