“My relationship with L.A. is largely imaginative; it allows me to ignore the untenable aspects of L.A. today,” says the author of Perfidia.
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A Stockholm detective struggles with a brutal killing, and her own self-destructive spiral.
Why this conclusion to a Stockholm-set trilogy is one of the best crime novels in recent memory.
A woman finds her courage on the run from vengeful gangsters and a heist gone awry.
Cold War threats of mutual annihilation cast a long shadow in a tale of idealism, love, betrayal, and mortality.
Baltimore gambling boss Felix Brewer vanished ten years ago, leaving behind both illegal business and respectable family. Now his ex-girlfriend is found dead. Is Felix back? And why? Cold cases warm up under Laura Lippman’s expert hand, and this one’s no exception.
Lisa Moore’s crackerjack heist thriller doubles as a winning character study of a self-assured drug runner, on the lam and seeking escape from Columbia to Canada.
A garbageman-turned-assassin roams a terrorist attacked New York of the not-so-distant future, searching for the evangelist’s daughter he’s been hired to kill, and the shocking motives of his employers. Adam Sternbergh’s gritty dystopic thriller hits like a ton of bricks.
In the latest chapter of Marek Krajewski’s arrestingly inventive noir series, the murder of four naked sailors on a secluded island puts Polish detective Eberhard Mock back on the case. Decadent detection at its finest.
Gene Kerrigan’s tales of Irish crime and corruption topped one critic’s year in reading.
A philosophical detective story finds a dream state on the streets of London.
The tenth encounter of Jo Nesbø’s Oslo cop Harry Hole with the Nordic crime scene finds the wounded detective bed-bound on the edge of death, while friends and co-workers carry the thrilling tale of serial cop assassination to its grim and unforgettable conclusion.
In his second outing, George Pelecanos’s D.C. private eye Spero Lucas confronts internet scammers, gigolo blackmailers, murderers and art thieves in a whirlwind of sleuthing, violence, and passion on the side.
Crime fiction expert Sarah Weinman collars fourteen groundbreaking and gripping tales of domestic suspense by women. You may know Patricia Highsmith and Shirley Jackson, but here’s your chance to rediscover Margaret Millar, Helen Nielsen, and other pioneering explorers of obsession, vengeance, lust and greed.