A young girl, murdered in the grounds of a private sanatorium catering to those with emotional and addiction problems. For newly promoted Detective Inspector Patrick Augustine O’Malley it is the worst possible case to be placed in charge of. The director of the hospital is well connected and wants a quick result that won’t embarrass […]
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Veteran homicide detective Franza Oberwieser prefers her job in the winter. Summer is for growing, not for dying. So when the body of a beautiful young woman is found on the autobahn, dressed in a glittering party dress and bathed in June rain, Franza is determined to give her justice. Revealing victims’ hidden lives is […]
The Bottom Line: A highly original, smothering crime novel set in 1970s Atlanta. On part with the best Dennis Lehane novels, you’ll fall in love with Kate, the cop who leads us into Slaughter’s urban heart of darkness. Atlanta, 1974: As a brutal murder and a furious manhunt rock the city’s police department, Kate Murphy wonders […]
So you’ve got a thing for G-men, eh? We know. The wiretaps, the suits, the bad architecture of its legendary Washington D.C. headquarters. There’s something about a good FBI thrillers that pulls you in and just won’t let go. Here are five incredible FBI Thrillers that are guaranteed to keep you up at night. Hannibal, […]
The Bottom Line: A hard-nosed psychological thriller that ranks as French’s best yet. Inventive and complex, Broken Harbor features storytelling that’s as textured and authentic as anything the genre has to offer. Mick “Scorcher” Kennedy always brings in the killer. Always. That’s why he’s landed this high-profile triple homicide. At first, he thinks it’s going […]
When it comes to staging crime thrillers, the stories almost always take place in New York, New Jersey, Chicago or Las Vegas. Think about it. A significant portion of heist and gangster films involve the mafia as central or ancillary characters, making those places are practically automatic. Even when there isn’t a gangster component, you’ve […]