Unusual Suspects

International Crime Fiction 🔪

Hello mystery fans! This is my last newsletter of 2019, but I’ll be back here again in the new year with all the crime books, news, and some fun new things. For now I’ll leave you with a few more links to click, a new show, a returning show, an upcoming film I’m super excited for, and Kindle deals. Thanks for being awesome and sharing a love for crime books with me!

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

miracle creek cover imageRincey and Katie share their favorite mystery reads of 2019 on Read or Dead!

Best mystery books of 2019

We’re getting another Gethsemane Brown Mystery by Alexia Gordon!

The Best Books of 2019: International Crime Fiction

Jeff Lindsay, of ‘Dexter’ fame, has entertaining new thriller

Murder is messy in Hallie Ephron’s latest mystery

What You Don’t Know About Fear, Frauds, and Psychopaths: The Best True-Crime Audiobooks to Learn From

MWA Announces the 2020 Grand Master, Raven and Ellery Queen Award Recipients

Five Midnights by Ann Dávila Cardinal is getting a sequel!

Watch (Almost) Now (And Next Year)

Dare Me cover imageDare Me, based on Megan Abbott’s YA murder mystery, will premiere its first episode on USA Network December 29th. I will be making all the popcorn since I love Abbott’s crime writing and her exploration of girls and women: “There’s something dangerous about the boredom of teenage girls.” Watch the trailer.

The showrunner for the second season of Killing Eve, Emerald Fennell, has a woman revenge film coming out that looks AMAZING. Here’s the trailer for Promising Young Woman. It isn’t based on a book but it certainly looks perfect for crime reader fans. (TW date rape)

The second season of You, adapted from the same titled novel by Caroline Kepnes, will be streaming on Netflix on December 26th. I have no idea where the season will go from here and have not watched the trailer because I like to be surprised, but you can watch it here!

Kindle Deals

Perfect Days cover imagePerfect Days by Raphael Montes is $6.99 if you’re looking for what Annie Wilkes’ and Norman Bates’ offspring would be like. (Review) (TW don’t remember but dude kidnaps woman to convince her she’ll love him so let’s go with a bunch of them)

Hollywood Homicide (Detective by Day #1) by Kellye Garrett is $6.29 and one of my favorite cozy series starring a never-made-it actress who turns her sites to solving crime for the reward money of course. (Review)

Final Girls by Riley Sager is $1.99 if you’re in the mood for past and present mystery rolled in with horror movies. (Review) (TW rape)

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

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