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Paul Charles: Tour dates for DOWN ON CYPRUS AVENUE tour

U.S. fans of British crime fiction have a treat coming. Acclaimed British writer Paul Charles will be doing a 7 state tour to support DOWN ON CYPRUS AVENUE.

Paul Charles: Tour dates for DOWN ON CYPRUS AVENUE tour

U.S. fans of British crime fiction have a treat coming. Acclaimed British writer Paul Charles will be doing a 7 state tour to support DOWN ON CYPRUS AVENUE.

THE WIRE: Watch the entire Paleyfest reunion

THE WIRE: Watch the entire Paleyfest reunion

The cast and crew of THE WIRE, a show I consider to be the best drama in the history of television, reunited to talk about the show and their experiences. With a few notable exceptions, most of the primary players were on hand at Paleyfest to look back at the iconic HBO drama.

Alan Sepinwall (of HitFix) led a lively panel that included creator David Simon, executive producer Nina Noble, Wendell…

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Film Review: GONE GIRL

Film Review: GONE GIRL

Directed by David Fincher
Written by Gillian Flynn, based on her novel
Starrint Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Kim Dickens, Carrie Coon, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry


I was ready to write a review of GONE GIRL this week although everyone with a column, a blog or a facebook account has already written one. Not much left to say at this point.

Four of us saw it, all fans of…

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Michael H Rubin is featured in this week’s giveaway

Michael H Rubin is featured in this week’s giveaway

Crimespree magazine,  in conjunction with Friday Reads Facebook page,  is offering you a chance to win  a copies of THE COTTONCREST CURSE by Michael H. Rubin


The bodies of an elderly colonel and his comely young wife are discovered on the staircase of their stately plantation home, their blood still dripping down the wooden balustrades. Within the sheltered walls of…

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SAUL’S GAME by Andrew Kaplan

SAUL’S GAME by Andrew Kaplan

Andrew Kaplan
William Morrow
October 7th, 2014

Saul’s Game is an original novel of the Homeland series written by best selling author Andrew Kaplan. It is a prequel that takes fans of this series back to 2009 and before. The plot includes the backstory on many of the characters and what influenced their current attitudes.

The story has Saul Berenson and Carrie Mathison returning to the Middle…

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FULL MEASURE by T. Jefferson Parker

FULL MEASURE by T. Jefferson Parker

FULL MEASURE, by T. Jefferson Parker, is a departure from the crime novels he has written in the past. This book is about the bond between siblings as well as those connected through military service. It puts a potent face to the names and numbers of those serving as they transition from war to peace, and from serving in the military to becoming a civilian. It is a novel that touches on many…

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Behind The Book: Michael H Rubin

Behind The Book: Michael H Rubin

Behind the Book: Why I Write

Writing a thriller that gets positive reviews from magazines, journals, and best of all, readers, is the ultimate thrill for me. It’s a fantastic adrenaline rush, not that my life has been lacking in rushes. I’ve been a professional jazz pianist in the New Orleans French Quarter. I’ve been a TV announcer and radio host. I’m a public speaker and humorist who has given…

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SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR DVD set for November 18th

SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR DVD set for November 18th

Robert Rodreguiz and Frank Miller have finally re-teamed and returned to the noir world of SIN CITY. A Dame To Kill For did not thrill audiences like the first film, but I still totally dug the style.

Scandal, murder, betrayal and mystery surround the lives of several people who are swept up in a crime-filled underworld. Dwight McCarthy aides his former love interest, Ava Lord, to leave her…

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John Connolly: Dates for THE WOLF IN THE WINTER tour

John Connolly: Dates for THE WOLF IN THE WINTER tour

Haunted P.I. Charlie Parker returns, on October 28th, in John Connolly’s THE WOLF IN THE WINTER.

The community of Prosperous, Maine has always thrived when others have suffered. Its inhabitants are wealthy, its children’s future secure. It shuns outsiders. It guards its own. And at the heart of Prosperous lie the ruins of an ancient church, transported stone by stone from England centuries…

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Tales from the Blue Line 26

Tales from the Blue Line 26

You’re a small town police officer in the quiet mountain town of Boulder, Colorado. You have never investigated a major crime. After all, major crimes don’t occur in small towns. At least, not the type of major event programmed into the minds of average Americans. You may be the type of officer who peers into every possibility, in hopes that it could actually be the real deal…the big break you…

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