Unusual Suspects

Nancy Drew’s 90th Birthday Shouldn’t Be About The Hardy Boys

Hello mystery fans! It’s Friday and I got things for you to read, things for you to watch, and things for you to buy. Also, if you’re a fan of literary novels, Book Riot has new podcast with a perfect title: Novel Gazing (cracks me up every time).

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

A (Mostly) Definitive Ranking of Sherlock Holmes Adaptations

6 Ideas For Nancy Drew’s 90th Birthday (That Aren’t Killing Her)

New Nancy Drew comic celebrates beloved sleuth’s 90th birthday by killing her

A Decline in Prophets cover imageFour Aussie crime writers take on the USA

15 Female Detective Novels To Read While You Mourn Nancy Drew

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Nancy Drew?

What Happens To Your Brain When You Read True Crime

Read an exclusive excerpt of Saint X, the buzzy new novel about a missing teenager

News And Adaptations

The Man In My Basement cover imageWalter Mosley’s ‘The Man In My Basement’ Film Adaptation Enlists Rising Director Nadia Latif; Protagonist Pictures Onboard

New film about Cuban spies raises ire among exiles: ‘A tale to glorify criminals’

New Study: Crime Shows Are A ‘PR Machine’ For Law Enforcement

Super excited for Tiffany D. Jackson’s next novel!

Matt Damon To Re-Team With ‘Ford V Ferrari’ Helmer James Mangold On Don Winslow Novel ‘The Force’

Watch Now

A Death in Vienna cover imageNow Playing: Vienna Blood on Sundays at 10 p.m. EST on PBS/website. Sigmund Freud’s student teams up with an Austrian detective to solve mysterious and deadly cases in early 1900s Vienna–based on the Liebermann Papers series by Frank Tallis. Watch the trailer.



Kindle Deals

If She Wakes cover imageLooking for a thriller? If She Wakes by Michael Koryta is $4.99! (Review)

Looking for a historical mystery series? A Front Page Affair (Kitty Weeks Mystery #1) by Radha Vatsal is $3.82!

Want to start a long procedural series? The first Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery by Louise Penny, Still Life, is $2.99!

If you were interested in reading Thomas Harris’ new novel (The Silence of the Lambs author) Cari Mora is $4.99!

Chase Darkness cover imageWant to read true crime? Billy Jensen’s Chase Darkness with Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders is $1.99!

Browse all the books recommended in Unusual Suspects previous newsletters on this shelf. See 2020 upcoming releases. An Unusual Suspects Pinterest board. Get Tailored Book Recommendations!

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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