A Hero in France

Written by Alan Furst — Paris in spring conjures up images of joie de vivre, recalling Sinatra singing about chestnuts in blossom and holiday tables under the…

End of Watch, and more

On the Radar — Is Stephen King dropping horror for crime fiction? Could be as he releases his third detective novel in as many years.…

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Midnight in Europe

Written by Alan Furst — World War II is yet to start, but fascist forces in Germany and Italy are making ominous declarations, and General…

The dance of the detectives

On the Radar — The most interesting release this week has to be Face Off, in which some of crime fiction’s most famous detectives are…

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CIS: Interview with Charles Ardai

Classics in September — We couldn’t do a month of classic crime fiction without mentioning Hard Case Crime, could we? We’ve said it here on…

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Top 10: A summer of crime

Summer is on the way and many of us have vacations planned. Thinking about what I take to read will occupy as much time as…