Unusual Suspects

The Crime Fiction Elephant In The Room

Hi mystery fans!

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From Book Riot And Around The Internet

Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig cover imageRead an excerpt of Caleb Roehrig’s upcoming Death Prefers Blondes

Agatha Christie: A Crash Course on the Queen of Crime

The Crime Fiction Elephant in the Room

I have always been fascinated with the concept of the “black widow.” In 2007, I wrote a poem titled “Black Widow Spider.” And then I continued to write about women obliterating men. So writing My Sister, the Serial Killer was relatively easy, since I had basically been rehashing a similar plot over and over for years.An interview with Oyinkan Braithwaite

‘Two Can Keep A Secret’ By Karen M. McManus Is A Must-Read YA Thriller If You Love ‘Riverdale’ & ‘Sharp Objects’

Jonathan Lethem’s Playlist for His Novel The Feral Detective

Adaptation News

Barbed Wire Heart by Tess SharpeTess Sharpe’s Barbed Wire Heart (gritty crime novel) will be adapted by the production companies run by Margot Robbie and Dan Lin.

The Bone Collector by Jeffrey Deaver will get a new adaptation, this time as an NBC TV series. You may remember the first adaptation, a film in the ’90s that starred Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.

Kindle Deals

Black Water Rising cover imageAttica Locke’s Black Water Rising is $1.99 if you’re looking for a character driven novel. It follows Jay Porter, a Texas lawyer, who finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. She’s one of my all-time favorite crime writers.

Barbed Wire Heart by Tess Sharpe is $1.99! If the adaptation news above made you curious about this one that’s a hell of a deal. I for one need a good thriller right now and loved her previous mystery Far From You (review) so I bought this real quick.

Pretty Fierce by Kieren Scott is $3.82 if you’re looking for a fun thriller! (Review)

Upcoming Books I Excitedly Got Galleys Of This Week

Let Me Hear A Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson (Both her previous books were twisty and awesome so I’m looking forward to her upcoming novel.)

A Dangerous Collaboration by Deanna Raybourn (I adore this fun, feminist, historical mystery series!)

The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurdardottir (Icelandic crime!)

Browse all the books recommended in Unusual Suspects previous newsletters on this shelf. And here’s an Unusual Suspects Pinterest board.

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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