crime fiction Archives

Hit Me: Christa Faust Introduces the Year’s Most Original Heroine
When one of her regulars gets murdered by gangsters and Danny gets taken hostage, Lulu has a choice: vanish with a bag of stolen gems or find a way to save Danny, who's in love with her? "Hit Me" Cover art: AWA Studios. Lulu is the most original character to hit crime fiction in years[...]
Jack Reacher: Lee Child's Fantasy of Freedom and Escape
You could say Jack Reacher, in 24 books to date, is the most prolific serial killer in the history of crime fiction He kills at least half a dozen people in each novel He is the fantasy of the righteous sociopath who kills the bad people His brand of might-makes-right vigilantism has been labeled by[...]