Police Procedural Books

The best police procedural book reviews. A subgenre of crime fiction, police procedurals focus on the methods and tactics used by law enforcement to solve cases and catch criminals.

Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

Book Review: Cop Town, a Crime Thriller by Karin Slaughter

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. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00FO5YFUW” cloaking=”default” height=”28″ key=”small-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] [hr] [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00FO5YFUW” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51t0%2BVGQSmL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”329″]Atlanta, 1974: …

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Season of the Harvest by Michael Hicks

The Four Best FBI Thrillers You Haven’t Read Yet

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, by Thomas Harris You’ve seen the Silence of the Lambs, …

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Broken Harbor book cover by Tana French

Book Review: Broken Harbor, a Murder Mystery by Tana French

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. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B003NX764O” cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] [hr] [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B0072O00YI” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51YtLJ7YkiL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”326″] Mick “Scorcher” Kennedy always brings in …

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The 10 Best Crime Thrillers Set in Los Angeles

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 got the writer/director that wants to make his mark in …

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