A little boy nicks his grandfather’s skiff and ventures out alone on Caddo Lake, a “wetland maze” of “bayous, tributaries and inlets like a tangle of snakes,” possibly haunted by “souls roaming the waters,
crimereads.com - James R. BennJames R. Benn is the author of the Billy Boyle World War II mysteries. The debut, Billy Boyle, was named one of five top mysteries of 2006 by Book Sense and was a Dilys Award nominee, A Blind Goddess was longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, The Rest Is Silence was a Barry Award nominee, and The Devouring was a Macavity Award nominee. Benn, a former librarian, splits his time between the Gulf Coast of Florida and Connecticut with his wife, Deborah Mandel. His latest, When Hell Struck Twelve, is on sale now.
Award-winning Québécois novel Le Plongeur is now available in an English translation. Written by Longueuil native-turned-Montrealer Stéphane Larue, published in French in 2016, and now translated by Pablo
As a child I did a lot of looking out the window at creeks and people boiling peanuts from their pick-up trucks Attica Locke was born in Houston, Texas, in 1974, now lives in Los Angeles and is the author
Madeline Stevens’s debut thriller, Devotion (Faber, £12.99), might more appropriately have been titled ‘Desire’. It’s a riff on that old standby: the crazy nanny story. Except, in this case, both the and
crimereads.com - A.B. JewellA.B. Jewell is the pen name of Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Matt Richter. A staff reporter at The New York Times since 2000, he has written two nonfiction books, five novels, and one children’s book. He also is the creator and former writer of the comic strip Rudy Park. The Man Who Wouldn’t Die is his first novel written under this pseudonym.
Amazon’s ‘Utopia’ is set to wrap up filming in Chicago at the end of September. The show, which is a remake of a popular British television drama, is set to be released in 2020, according to network officials.
Here’s a gentle warning: Don’t think about the circular saw. Seriously, don’t think about it. Because it gets quite a workout in THE CHESTNUT MAN (Harper/HarperCollins, $28.99), Soren Sveistrup’s cunningly