The late-October wind blew shadows down the canyons of empty office buildings and dead lamp-lit streets. Barr checked his phone.
It was my understanding when someone has finalized their decision to commit suicide they obtain a kind of euphoria about
All the minutiae of policing on a local level permeate the almost 600 pages of this Logan McRae crime novel.
Haints Stay seems to occupy a space where the prime influence is Blood Meridian. I want to talk a little
I’ve made a lot of dumb decisions in my life. Case in point: I’m lying in wait on a deer
On a weekend where the heat indexes crept into the 100s across the mid-Atlantic, no place was hotter than Washington DC’s Wonderland Ballroom, the site of author and reviewer E.A. Aymar’s third Noir at the Bar.
.44 is one of those westerns that gets talked about in some crime fiction circles and is something of a
The first time she noticed you was the day you were ambling through the mall. You didn’t notice her and
After a long lull, Ken Bruen and Jason Starr turned their attention to another Max Fisher novel, and it was
You knew you should’ve called for back up when Little Don and Eugene Everett asked you to stop by their
The book is equal parts mystery and baseball. Johnny Adcock is a terrific protagonist. He is a no-longer-young baseball player,
Ivy Dunlap has a secret. A secret that drove her to study criminology and become the author of a book
This newest entry in the Jonathan Quinn series brings back many of the usual cast of characters: Nate, Quinn’s mentee
“Look Frank, I don’t like this at all,” Joey said. “I mean, what the hell did she do anyway?” Frank
You get hard quick investigating the cops. When I first started working for the CCRB—the Civilian Complaint Review Board, empowered
I hadn’t seen Harry Ficco since he was popped in the nuts by a ginger midget. Vicious little bastard: the
1. How do you feel FLOODGATE is a departure from your past novels? While FLOODGATE is still very much a
“Interesting,” said the fisherman. “How is it interesting?” said Coutinho. It struck him as anything but. “You could say that’s
“Be a sadist. No matter how sweet and innocent your leading characters, make awful things happen to them—in order that
Detective Sean Duffy is a well-established character, with the Troubles in Northern Ireland the background for his efforts. This novel