Clive Cussler, Author of the Dirk Pitt Novels Dies at Age 88

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, the author of the bestselling adventure series Dirk Pitt, passed away on Monday, February 24, at the age of 88. While the cause of death has not been confirmed yet, the author’s wife, Janet Horvath, shared on Twitter, It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that my husband Clive passed away [on] Monday. It has been a privilege to share in his life. I want to thank you, his fans and friends, for all the support. He was the kindest most gentle man I ever met. I know, his adventures will continue. Over the […] Read more »

Bestselling Suspense Book Author Mary Higgins Clark Died at Age 92

Mary Higgins Clark, one of our favorite suspense book author known for bestselling novels like Daddy’s Little Girl, and Where Are The Children, passed away on Friday, January 31, at the age of 92, surrounded by friends and family. Known as the “queen of suspense,” she wrote over 50 books during her long-time career as a bestselling author. Her latest book was Kiss The Girls and Make Them Cry, published in 2019. Two of her books, including also A Stranger Is Watching, have been turned into movies, and a few others have been made into TV films. She wrote books even after […] Read more »

The Cleaner by Mark Dawson in Hardcover For the First Time

The Mark Dawson John Milton series, featuring the popular British ex-assassin, comes for the first time in hardcover. And the cover is shiny, clever, and really, really beautiful. John Milton has been often described as the British Jack Reacher, which is quite curious because Lee Child is also a British author, albeit his Jack Reacher is an American hero. Milton is the one main asset, the main assassin the British government has kept hidden and ready for action when they need a special kind of problem solved. Except Milton wants out. So he does the only thing he can: he […] Read more »

Linda Castillo Announces Her Next Kate Burkholder Novel

Linda Castillo Announces her Next Kate Burkholder Novel

Fans of the Kate Burkholder thriller series have now a new Kate Burkholder novel to look forward to. July 7th, 2020, is the release date of the new book titled Outsider, the 12th novel in the bestselling author’s Amish series featuring Kate, who once was a member of the local Amish community but then left after she survived a horrible trauma. After returning to her roots as a police officer, she has become Chief of Police, working toward solving all the crimes in the area, many of which invariably happens in her Amish home. In Shamed, the previous book in the […] Read more »

Safe by Harlan Coben – A New Netflix TV Series

What do Harlan Coben and Michael C. Hall have in common? Before recently, one would have thought that “nothing” was the right answer. Now, however, we know better. They have both worked together to bring to the screens a new drama mini TV series by Netflix set in Britain. The series was written by the popular thriller author Harlan Coben, and the main role is played by none other than our favorite serial killer, Dexter, aka Michael C. Hall. A match made in heaven for every lover of Dexter Morgan and of the Harlan Coben thrillers. Harlan Coben is known for […] Read more »

Author James Patterson Starts a New True-Crime Series With ID

Murder Interrupted James Patterson

The bestselling thriller author James Patterson has teamed up with Investigation Discovery to start a new true-crime series titled Murder is Forever, to start which will air on ID in January 2018. While James Patterson has teamed up with Albert Einstein activists to create a new book series recently, the joint venture with ID is a new venue for the author in the murky waters of true crime. The ID series will be based on the new book by the author titled Murder: Interrupted. When it comes to reading the James Patterson books in order, the focus is mostly on the […] Read more »

James Patterson and Albert Einstein’s Archivists Create New Book Series

James Patterson author

James Patterson, the author of the popular Alex Cross books and numerous other thriller series and standalone novels, has been quite busy recently. Not only is he writing a new thriller novel with the ex-president Bill Clinton, titled The President is Missing, a book which will be turned into a TV series by Showtime and is starting a new true-crime book and TV series teaming up with Investigation Discovery, but he has also teamed up with the managers of Albert Einstein’s archives, located at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, to develop a series for kids, middle schoolers to be exact, one that […] Read more »

The Tom Clancy Jack Ryan Amazon TV Series Coming in 2018

John Krasinski as Jack Ryan

I’m so excited! I love the Tom Clancy Jack Ryan series. I have been reading the books from the very first one, Patriot Games, many years ago, and still love it even after several other authors like Marc Cameron, Grant Blackwood, and Mark Greaney took over the series when Tom Clancy passed away. So I’ve been following the news since 2015 about a new TV series which was in production to be released sometime in the future. And finally, the production has concluded and now the first teasers of the series are out. The actor to play Jack Ryan is John […] Read more »

The Title of the New Jack Reacher Novel in 2018

Lee Child author

We all love Jack Reacher and we all love Lee Child. We wouldn’t be here if we didn’t. We are now at #22 of the Jack Reacher novels with The Midnight Line published in 2017. As usual, we will have one more year to wait until the next book, #23. In an interview with the BBC, he casually dropped the name of the book he is in the process of writing. The book will have the title Yesterday. While there is not much information about the book yet (Lee Child only started writing the book on September 1, which is the date […] Read more »

MWA Announces the 2018 Grand Masters

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) has released the Grandmaster Award list for 2018. The Grandmaster Award is given to authors recognized for their invaluable contribution to the crime, mystery genre, who have a constant high-quality writing. The three Grandmasters chosen for 2018 are Jane Langton, William Link, and Peter Lovesey. They will receive their awards on April 26, 2018, at the  72nd Annual Edgar Awards Banquet held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Jane Langton is a popular mystery writer and illustrator, with a career of over 40 years. Several of her books have been nominated for various awards. Her book […] Read more »