Jo Nesbø's modern update of 'Macbeth' is a bloody crime

The Norwegian author of the Harry Hole mysteries tries a modern crime update of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' A 2-star book review.        


The perfect crimes: why thrillers are leaving other books for dead

While literary novels are sidelined, crime fiction is fast developing as the most versatile narrative of our timesFor years, crime fiction titles have topped the bestseller lists and library lending tables. That sales of the genre have now overtaken gener

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Who is Val McDermid, what are her books in order, who’s her wife Jo Sharp and when did the Tony Hill character first appear?

IF YOU’RE a fan of crime novels, the chances are you’ve heard of this woman. Val McDermid is one of the most popular crime writers in the UK. Here’s all you need to know about her and her work… Who is Val McDermid? Val McDermid was


No mystery crime is the biggest-selling genre in books | Sophie Hannah

Sales of crime novels in the UK have soared, overtaking general fiction for the first time. But this thrilling genre can be a comfort, too, says the creator of detectives Charlie Zailer and Simon WaterhouseIt has happened at last! Finally, the literary wo

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A Prominent Alabama Evangelist Has Been Arrested on Child Sex Charges

Paul Edward Acton Bowen, 37, is a public speaker who has written three books for sale online


Crime pays: thrillers and detective novels now outsell all other fiction

Crime novels and psychological thrillers are outselling other types of fiction for the first time, after a glut of television dramas boosted interest in the genre.


Presidential historian Gil Troy: Donald Trump has committed “a crime against the American people”

Scholar Gil Troy says it's not too late for Trump to change — but history will judge his enablers harshly

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