3 October 2016: Today in crime fiction … and other stuff

Posted: October 3, 2016 in Uncategorized
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Courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment

James Bond Gets CIA spin-Off with Felix LeiterSuperstar writer James Robinson (Squadron Supreme, Scarlet Witch, Starman) steps into the world of James Bond in an all-new miniseries, authorized by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd, centering around the character’s CIA ally and friend Felix Leiter.

Irish crime writing is having a killer moment right now: Who — or what — is responsible for making Ireland the scene of an explosion of crime writing over the past two decades?

Orenda Books Signs A Dark, Sexy Debut Psychological ThrillerKaren Sullivan, publisher of Orenda
Books, is delighted to announce the acquisition of World English Language Rights for Lucy V. Hay’s debut thriller, The Other Twin, in a two-book deal negotiated with Hattie Grünewald at Blake Friedmann Literary Agency.

New York Times book review — The Latest and Best in Crime Fiction: Karin Fossum may be the most unsentimental crime novelist since Ruth Rendell’s alter ego, Barbara Vine. On the very first page of HELL FIRE (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24), a young mother and her 4-year-old son lie dead of multiple stab wounds in the ramshackle little trailer in the Norwegian woods where they had spent the night.

In a killer’s mind: Melanie Raabe, through her debut thriller The Trap, slickly translated from the German Die Falle by Imogen Taylor, has you pinned down from the very first line: “I am out of this world.”




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