Shortlists for 2018 Arthur Ellis Awards Apr20

Shortlists for 2018 Arthur Ellis Awards

The Crime Writers of Canada have announced the shortlists for the 2018 Arthur Ellis Awards. The winners of the awards, that honor Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing,  will be announced at The Arts and Letters Club Toronto on Thursday, 24 May, 2018 BEST CRIME NOVEL The Winners’ Circle, by Gail Bowen, publisher McClelland & Stewart The Party, by Robyn Harding, publisher Gallery/Scout Press The White Angel, by John MacLachlan, publisher Gray Douglas and McIntyre Sleeping in the Ground, by Peter Robinson, publisher McClelland & Stewart The Forgotten Girl, by Rio Youers, publisher St. Martin’s Press   BEST FIRST CRIME NOVEL...

Dickey’s BAD MEN AND WICKED WOMEN is featured in this week’s giveaway Apr20

Dickey’s BAD MEN AND WICKED WOMEN is feature...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page are pleased giving away copies of BAD MEN AND WICKED WOMEN by Eric Jerome Dickey   Affairs of the heart can be lethal in New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey’s latest sensual, thrilling novel. As a low-level enforcer in Los Angeles, Ken Swift knows danger, but nowhere does he feel it more than in his tangled romances. Divorced from one woman, in love with another, and wrestling with a strong desire to get to know a third, his life is far from perfect, and it becomes all the more complicated when his troubled daughter resurfaces on the same day as a major job....

Kiernan’s TOO CLOSE TO BREATHE is featured in this week’s giveaway Apr13

Kiernan’s TOO CLOSE TO BREATHE is featured i...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page are pleased giving away copies of TOO CLOSE TO BREATHE by Olivia Kiernan   In a quiet Dublin suburb, within her pristine home, Eleanor Costello is found hanging from a rope. Detective Chief Superintendent Frankie Sheehan would be more than happy to declare it a suicide. Four months ago, Frankie’s pursuit of a killer almost ended her life and she isn’t keen on investigating another homicide. But the autopsy reveals poorly healed bones and old stab wounds, absent from medical records. A new cut is carefully, deliberately covered in paint. Eleanor’s husband, Peter,...

Jenning’s CODENAME VILLANELLE is featured in this week’s giveaway Apr06

Jenning’s CODENAME VILLANELLE is featured in...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page are pleased giving away copies of CODENAME VILLANELLE by Luke Jennings   The basis of BBC America’s April 2018 release “Killing Eve,” starring Sandra Oh–A stylish game of spy vs. spy played by Villanelle, a peerless international assassin, and Eve, the fiercely intelligent MI6 analyst whose mission is to take her out Villanelle (a codename, of course) is one of the world’s most skilled assassins. A catlike psychopath whose love for the creature comforts of her luxurious lifestyle is second only to her love of the game, she specializes in murdering the...

Lar Kepler’s THE SANDMAN is featured in this week’s giveaway Mar30

Lar Kepler’s THE SANDMAN is featured in this...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page are pleased giving away copies of THE SANDMAN by Lars Kepler Late one night, outside Stockholm, Mikael Kohler-Frost is found wandering. Thirteen years earlier, he went missing along with his younger sister. They were long thought to have been victims of Sweden’s most notorious serial killer, Jurek Walter, now serving a life sentence in a maximum security psychiatric hospital. Now Mikael tells the police that his sister is still alive and being held by someone he knows only as the Sandman. Years ago, Detective Inspector Joona Linna made an excruciating personal sacrifice to ensure...