Lawrence Block, Alex Lettau are featured in this week’s giveaway Oct02

Lawrence Block, Alex Lettau are featured in this w...

Crimespree magazine, in conjunction with Friday Reads Facebook page, is offering you a chance to win a copy of THE GIRL WITH THE DEEP BLUE EYES by Lawrence Block and YELLOW DEATH by Alex Lettau THE GIRL WITH THE DEEP BLUE EYES by Lawrence Block In the depths of her blue eyes, he glimpsed… murder. Cashed out from the NYPD after 24 years, Doak Miller operates as a private eye in steamy small-town Florida, doing jobs for the local police. Like posing as a hit man and wearing a wire to incriminate a local wife who’s looking to get rid of her husband. But when he sees the wife, when he looks into her deep blue eyes… He falls – and...

HARD CASE CRIME to Publish New Lawrence Block Novel in September Jan29

HARD CASE CRIME to Publish New Lawrence Block Nove...

Hard Case Crime has announced they, along with Titan Books, will be publishing a new Lawrence Block novel in September. THE GIRL WITH THE DEEP BLUE EYES tells the story of a former New York police officer, now working as a private eye in Florida, who gets drawn into the web of a local wife who’s looking for a hit man to help her become a widow. Block has described the book as “a down-and-dirty noir thriller, characterized by my Hollywood agent as ‘James M. Cain on Viagra.’ ” The novel is Block’s eleventh with Hard Case Crime. The previous ten include Hard Case Crime’s very first book, GRIFTER’S GAME; the erotic suspense novel GETTING OFF;...

Film Review: A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES Oct03

Film Review: A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES

Directed by Scott Frank Written by Lawrence Block (Novel), Scott Frank (Screenplay) Starring: Liem Neeson, Dan Stevenss A Walk Among The Tombstones, an adaption of Lawrence Block’s seventh Matthew Scudder book, is a film that works on several levels. It is a skilled adaptation of an author who is deserving of one of his books being turned into a good movie. It uses a classic cinematic skill to provide a true sense of dread and darkness. It is also a smart film that assumes its audience is the same. The film starts with a well executed gunfight that defined Scudder.The plot begins much like the book. Scudder, an unlicensed P.I. and recovered...

Author Work-spaces: Block, Wiley and Finder May31

Author Work-spaces: Block, Wiley and Finder

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES: 1st trailer is here May29

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES: 1st trailer is here

Universal has released the trailer for Scott Frank’s (THE LOOKOUT) A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES. Based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling series of mystery novels, “A Walk Among the Tombstones” stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime…nor will it be the last. Blurring the lines between...