Monthly Archives: January 2014

First clip from Bosch show based on Michael Connelly books

January 28, 2014
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Post by Michael Connelly Books. Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor of Spinetingler magazine and one of the fiction editors of Snubnose Press. In addition to Spinetingler his work has appeared in Crimespree magazine and at BSC Review, Galleycat and the Mulholland Books website. He also heads the Spinetingler Award committee.More Posts - Website...

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My Brother’s Destroyer – excerpt

January 28, 2014
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Clayton Lindemuth has a new one out called My Brother’s Destroyer. For a limited time it is 99¢ for the Kindle. Below is a little about the book and a brief excerpt. When people lie to Baer Creighton their eyes glow red and he experiences a small burst of electricity. It hurts to suffer...

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FICTION: The Lady in the Lake by J. E. Seymour

January 28, 2014
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It seemed like an open and shut case. Simple, really. Elderly woman with Alzheimer’s wanders off, falls in the lake. Not even any reason to call me. But, (there always seems to be a but) her son is the chief of police in the little town where it happened, she was out of the...

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FICTION: Worry a Line by Jack Bates

January 22, 2014
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‘Baby I’m back in Dee-troit/ I don’t want to be here anymore/ Baby I’m back in Dee-troit/I don’t want to be here anymore/ Winter is a coming/ And I’m stuck this time for sure…’ Wasn’t many that could worry a line like Dorie Glinn. She could hold a note on a word just so...

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Best crime fiction (and then some) of 2013

January 13, 2014
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Before we proceed let’s pause for the annual invocation: “What does that mean? Whatever you want it to mean. Are these movies “the best”? Are they our favorites? Are they “movies we got to see before the deadline”? In my case, it’s some combination of all three — but I’m really quite happy with...

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The Double by George Pelecanos – review

January 6, 2014
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The Double by George Pelecanos – review

I am really digging this new Spero Lucas private detective series from George Pelecanos, dear readers.  I mean, private dicks are nothing new for Pelecanos, the guy having given us the Nick Stefanos series early in his career and the excellent Strange/Quinn novels later on, but the Spero Lucas novels, beginning with The Cut...

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Favorite Book Covers of 2013

January 6, 2014
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(this is cross-posted at Do Some Damage) I just wanted to take today to highlight my favorite book covers of 2013. These don’t have to be considered the best and this isn’t exhaustive. What covers did you love from 2013? Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor of Spinetingler magazine and one of the fiction...

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