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Patrick Stewart and Alec Guinness in the 1979 TV adaptation of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier

A Magazine of Hardboiled Crime Fiction

New cases … Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret in the 1964 TV version. Photograph: George Konig/Rex. I love translated crime fiction.

The 100 Best Film Noirs of All Time

Getting it in the neck: Brian Blessed as Geoffrey Lyons and Connie Booth as Laura

Inspector Pepe Carvalho in an adaptation of Manuel Vázquez Montalbán's novels.

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The 20 best crime novels of the year 9

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Amazon.com: Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s and 40s: The Postman Always Rings Twice / They Shoot Horses, Don't They? / Thieves Like Us / The Big ...

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One lovely surprise over the weekend was the news that Oliver's Zen and the Art of Murder had been longlisted for the CWA International Dagger Award ...

David Hewson is the bestselling author of more than sixteen books published in more than twenty languages. His popular Nic Costa contemporary crime series, ...


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... and we don't mean The Green Monster. In The Fens, Pamela Wechsler's third Abby Endicott legal thriller, catchers are turning up dead and suspicions are ...

Mobsters are often portrayed as men who care about their communities and who live by their own codes of honor and conduct, impervious to the political whims ...

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“The Blue Dahlia” (starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake) is Raymond Chandler's only original screenplay.

30 Movies Every Gentleman Must See

Novelist Dashiell Hammett, whose hard-boiled detective fiction inspired the rise of film noir

Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

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*Lisa Douglass, the newest member of our editorial team, will be the Managing Editor for Switchblade: Stiletto Heeled. We welcome Lisa's writing experience ...

The Best Books on Italian Crime Fiction | Five Books Expert Recommendations

Part psychological thriller, part police procedural, If I Die Tonight, Alison Gaylin's new crime fiction novel, is a twisty journey through a small town's ...

Exploring Life's Incurable Soiledness With The Father Of Italian Noir


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The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction by Barry Forshaw

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It's known to crime fiction lovers in Wales, but in the rest of the UK and around the world not…

The Young Montalbano has already successfully aired in Italy (RAI channel), and in the States (MHz network). The blurb to accompany the series on the ...


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Jedidiah Ayres at Noir at the Bar Dallas 2015, Rosie Lindsie Photography

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Don't worry, PW's editors have you covered. In our staff picks, you'll find a killer Appalachian thriller, Michael Ondaatje's amazing latest novel, ...

Writer Michael Connelly's Teenage Brush With Crime

Gangster: Pepe Simone, pictured, allegedly killed Francesco Raccosta by feeding him alive to

Jean-Paul Belmondo as Silien in Le Doulos (d. Jean-Pierre Melville

Don't You Cry, Cass Green

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Director Stefano Sollima and writer Carlo Bonini over lunch

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... Nova Jacobs debut crime fiction novel. But while some of the characters may be geniuses, many of the things they do are far from smart

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Swedish crime drama Arne Dahl



... Queen Mystery Magazine is describing its May/June 2017 issue, with stories running the thematic and atmosphere gamut of the crime and mystery field.

Last Man Standing (1996)

A man with close-cropped hair wearing a brown jacket sits at a counter,

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Cry of the City (1948)

Amazon.com: Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1950s: The Killer Inside Me / The Talented Mr. Ripley / Pick-up / Down There / The Real Cool Killers (Library ...

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Part psychological thriller, part police procedural, If I Die Tonight, Alison Gaylin's new crime fiction novel, is a twisty journey through a small town's ...

Sci-fi movie: Quatermass and the Pit

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No Place Like Home: The Late-Modern World of the Italian giallo Film

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Contemporary, historical crime fiction set in the 1930-1950s

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We Talked to the Godfather of Crime Fiction, James Ellroy, About the Bygone Days of the LAPD

Sometimes a great story can be told when there's not much of a story to tell. That sounds wrong, I know, but think about Jim Jarmusch's 1984 art house ...

"Don't Bother To Knock" - Richard Widmark and Marilyn Monroe. Italian

Dining with death: crime fiction's long affair with food | Books | The Guardian

Time Shift - Nordic Noir: The Story of Scandinavian Crime Fiction

Bottini's Zen and the Art of Murder, translated by Jamie Bulloch (who will also be at CrimeFest), is published by MacLehose Press.

The Whisperer by Donato Carrisi - A noir instant classic from Italy. Unlike a lot of noir novels, this has been a mega-success, with amazing sales across ...

Michael Connelly discusses Harry Bosch books and his new TV series, *Bosch.* | Vanity Fair

“He and this Wolfsheim bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter.

The Rough Guide to Film Noir


Le Doulos, Gangster movies

One of the initial Neo-noir movies, John Boorman's 'Point Blank' narrates the story of an enigmatic man, who was left to die, trying to recover a stolen sum ...

Crime fiction: Around the world in 80 sleuths