Unusual Suspects

Novel Optioned In Bid To Create Female Luther

Hello mystery fans! Are you ready for spooky October reading? I may have walked into a very real spiderweb immediately after putting up fake Halloween decorations because the universe will never not have a sense of humor apparently. Anyhoo, get your clicking fingers ready–I got interesting links and Kindle deals for you.

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

The Ninja Daughter cover image50 Must-Read Crime Novels for Fall and Winter 2019

Rincey and Katie talk mystery news and give readalikes for popular crime authors on the latest Read or Dead.

20 of the Top Mystery Books According to Goodreads Users

15 Creepy Scandinavian Novels By Women To Read This Spooky Season

Adaptations And News

Truth and Lies cover imageAwesome Media Options Caroline Mitchell Novel ‘Truth And Lies’ In Bid To Create Female ‘Luther’(The book is a $4.99 Kindle deal)

Fox & Kenneth Branagh’s All-Star Agatha Christie Movie ‘Death On The Nile’ Begins Production In UK

Filming to begin on crime thriller based on true story of London estate agent

The ‘Stumptown’ Novels Are Worthy Source Material For The New ABC Series

In the Woods cover image‘Dublin Murders’: BBC Sets Premiere Date For Crime Drama Picked Up By Starz (It’s almost here!!!)

(The next two aren’t adaptations but something mystery readers who watch crime shows would probably want to know about.)

‘Claws’ Renewed For Fourth And Final Season At TNT

Exclusive: Get the First Look at the Newest Hallmark Mystery Series Starring Danica McKellar (Winnie Cooper!)

True Crime

Know My Name cover imageChanel Miller On What Happened After Her Victim Statement Went Viral

An Author Confronts Her Rapist In ‘Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was A Girl’

You can hear Liberty and Rebecca discuss the two books above in the latest All The Books! podcast.

‘In Hoffa’s Shadow’ Uncovers An Author’s Family Ties To A Mafia Mystery

Two true crime books (Furious Hours and Say Nothing) made the longlist for the ninth annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction!

Kindle Deals

cover image: zoom in image from chin to chest of a white woman in a light blue blouse with peter pan white collarThe Perfect Nanny by Leïla Slimani, Sam Taylor (Translator) is $1.99 if a French literary suspense inspired by a true crime is your thing! (Review) (TW: child death/ suicide)

A Curious Beginning (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery 1) by Deanna Raybourn is $2.99 and perfect for fans of funny heroines, mysteries, will-or-won’t-they, and historical fiction. I love this series!

And I leave you with a little October reading:

skeleton drawing a chalk door with Beetlejuice book

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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