Unusual Suspects

Obama And Biden Return For Another Mystery

Hi mystery fans!

Sponsored by Hanover Square Press and The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara.

The Lady From the Black Lagoon cover imageThe Lady from the Black Lagoon uncovers the life and work of Milicent Patrick – one of Disney’s first female animators and the only woman to create one of Hollywood’s classic movie monsters—the Creature from the Black Lagoon. For someone who should have been hailed as a pioneer in the genre there was little information about Milicent available. Patrick’s contribution had been claimed by a jealous male colleague, her career had been cut short and she soon after had disappeared from film history. The Lady from the Black Lagoon restores Patrick to her place in film history while calling out a Hollywood culture where little seems to have changed since.

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

American Spy cover imageRincey and Katie recommend spy novels, list new releases, and talk about the history of mysteries/thrillers in the latest Read or Dead.

Read Harder: A Book Of Nonviolent True Crime

5 Books With Female Serial Killers

The Accidental Crime Novelist: Laura Lippman never meant to become a bestselling author. But when the former newspaper reporter began considering life as a private investigator, the stories began to flow.

Flynn Berry On Her True Crime Inspiration, Writing “Unlikeable” Women, And Why She Loves Thrillers

Crime Fiction Empathy and E.A. Aymar’s The Unrepentant

News And Adaptations

Hope Rides Again cover imageExclusive preview: Obama and Biden return as action heroes in Hope Rides Again

Kumail Nanjiani has boarded the spy action comedy No Glory which Sam Bain is adapting from a yet to be published manuscript.

‘Agatha Raisin’ Returns For Third Season As SVOD Service Acorn TV Marks First Original Renewal

‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ Moved Back By A Year To Christmas 2021

Kindle Deals

Land of Shadows cover image: sunrise LA city image blended into a dark street image with a silhouette of a person walkingIf you’re looking to start at the beginning of a great procedural series Land of Shadows by Rachel Howzell Hall is $2.99! (Review)

If you like mysteries set at prep schools I loved All These Beautiful Strangers by Elizabeth Klehfoth and it’s $1.99! (Review) (TW suicide/ domestic abuse/ rape)

Tess Gerritsen’s The Bone Garden, a past and present thriller, is $2.99!

And for historical mystery fans, and my purchase, Ovidia Yu’s The Frangipani Tree Mystery is $3.99!

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 Canavés.

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