Unusual Suspects

Argument That Mystery Books Should Be Less Than 400 Pages

Hello mystery fans! So Netflix has a new buddy cop type show starring Tony Danza and Josh Groban–yes, the popera singer. I’ve seen the first two episodes and they’re entertaining and didn’t have violence towards women. So if you need a break from dark crime check out the first two episodes of The Good Cop.

Sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of Good Me Bad Me, now in paperback by Ali Land.

Good Me Bad Me cover imageWhen your mother is a serial killer, how far does the apple really fall from the tree? Good Me Bad Me is a dark and compelling psychological thriller.

From Book Riot and Around The Internet

Mycroft and Sherlock cover imageA wonderful interview with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as he Dives Back Into Mystery with Mycroft And Sherlock

Came across this delightful podcast episode where a married couple discuss their mystery likes and dislikes and rec a bunch of books for fall reading: Mystery Recommendations for October, sassy lady detectives vs. macho man investigators 

How Does ‘Killing Eve’ The Book End? It’s A Lot Different To What You Saw On TV (Obviously spoilers!)

The 5 Best L.A. Crime Novels: Nonfiction

Highly Recommended: Pastry Murder Mysteries Inside best-selling author Joanne Fluke’s addictive book series, where food is the main character

Rincey makes the argument that mystery books should be less than 400 pages and girl, same!

Can you solve the mystery of the missing opera diva?

Giveaway: Remember to enter our giveaway for a custom book stamp for all your book stamping needs!

Adaptations And News

The Little Drummer Girl cover imageHere’s the trailer for AMC’s six-part miniseries of John le Carré’s The Little Drummer Girl. It premieres November 19th and stars Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård, and Michael Shannon.

We’re getting a fourth Veronica Speedwell Mystery!

And now Armie Hammer has signed on to Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile adaptation.

Kindle Deals

The Child cover imageThe Child by Fiona Barton is a very good book that is $1.99!! (Review) (TW rape)

From my TBR list the first in a series of funny, cozy historical mysteries is $1.99: A Quiet Life in the Country (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery #1) by T E Kinsey

And if you’re looking for an 80% character driven novel that focuses on the politics between police and media in Japan which ends with a twist you won’t see coming and like a thriller in the last 20%: Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama, Jonathan Lloyd-Davies (Translation) is $3.99!!

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Until next time, keep investigating! And in the meantime, come talk books with me on Twitter, Instagram, and Litsy–you can find me under Jamie Canaves.

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