FALL READING ROUND-UP by ERICA RUTH NEUBAUER Nov11

FALL READING ROUND-UP by ERICA RUTH NEUBAUER

Fall is without a doubt my favorite season. I love everything about it—the turning leaves, the cozy sweaters and the pumpkins everywhere. But I also love the increase in rain we’ve had—it’s a perfect excuse for me to curl up on the couch with a good book. Here’s a quick round-up of the books that have knocked my socks off lately.  THE ART OF THEFT – Sherry Thomas October 2019 This series fast became one of my favorites. I’m not a purist when it comes to how I take my Sherlock Holmes, which is a good thing, as I might have missed out on one of the best pastiches I’ve come across. Sherlock in this case is Charlotte Holmes, an absolutely...

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: SECOND CITY SINNERS by JOE SEIDEL Nov08

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: SECOND CITY SINNERS by...

To be entered in the drawing, send an email to:  Jon@crimespreemag.com Put CONTEST in the subject line. Please include your address in the body of the email. SECOND CITY SINNERS by Jon Seidel Countless criminals have made their mark on Chicago and the surrounding communities. Chicago Sun-Times journalist Jon Seidel takes readers back in time to the days when H. H. Holmes lurked in his “Murder Castle” and guys named Al Capone and John Dillinger ruled the underworld. Drawing upon years of reporting, and with special access to the Chicago Daily News and Chicago Sun-Times archives, Jon Seidel explains how men like...

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: RUNNING GLORY by SAM McMANIS Nov01

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: RUNNING GLORY by SAM M...

RUNNING TO GLORY by Sam McManis To be entered in the drawing, send an email to:  Jon@crimespreemag.com Put CONTEST in the subject line. Please include your address in the body of the email. The runners from Eisenhower High School have every justification to fail. They’re from low income families, many of whom are migrant workers. With little time to devote to their passion, they give everything they have to their quest for the Washington State High School Cross Country Championship. Running to Glory is a celebration of grit, perseverance, and the American Dream. It follows the cross country team from Eisenhower High in Yakima,...

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY Oct25

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY

To be entered in the drawing, send an email to:  Jon@crimespreemag.com Put CONTEST in the subject line. Please include your address in the body of the email. THE NEXT REALIGNMENT by Frank J. DiStefano An astute analysis of today’s political chaos showing that the current period of disruptive change is part of a recurring pattern in American politics. What’s happening to American politics? Old political norms seem to be slipping away. Politics has progressively become angrier, new movements keep butting into the public square, and more and more of the unwritten rules that governed American politics for decades have fallen...

INTERVIEW WITH TIM MALEENY

1) It’s been over ten years between your last Cape Weathers novel, GREASING THE PINATA, and the publication of BOXING THE OCTOPUS. What made you set aside the series for so long? And what brought you back to writing a new entry? Real life sometimes gets in the way of fiction. After moving my family from San Francisco to New York City, I reluctantly decided to take a break from writing novels until everyone got settled and my schedule was under control. Little did I realize that when you live in New York, your schedule is never under control, but I finally got behind a keyboard long enough to finish my latest novel. Also, BOXING THE OCTOPUS...