The literary and not-so-literary worlds were rocked this week when the Sunday Times revealed that Robert Galbraith, author of The Cuckoo’s Calling, is none other than Harry Potter mastermind J.K. Rowling. The novel, supposedly based on Galbraith’s “own experiences and those of his military friends,” follows the private investigator and military veteran Cormoran Strike as he […]
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Bestselling crime thriller novelist James Patterson is back with a new Alex Cross book, Cross Fire. In this short video, he sits down with the cameras to answer questions about the new book, including the fate of his recurring characters. Interestingly, Patterson also chats about the upcoming screen adaptation of an unnamed Alex Cross book.
Imagine you woke up now knowing where you are or what you did?
Check out the new book trailer for Scott Spencer’s acclaimed new thriller, Man in the Woods.
So many books to read and so little time. We’ve read more great books this year than in any other in recent memory. Increasingly, talented authors seem to be drifting into the thriller genre with new approaches to familiar literary conventions. Here’s our take on the best of the best so far.
The new Casey Affleck/Jessica Alba joint, The Killer Inside Me, opens in select theatres this week. The film is based on the 1952 Jim Thompson crime novel of the same name.
Our completely controversial, up-for-debate list of the best thrillers about the FBI. Although the CIA tends to suck up more time on the silver screen, we think you’ll agree that these are some great FBI picks.
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 […]