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Video: Carsten Stroud Explains the Dark Origins of the Niceville Series

Video: Carsten Stroud Explains the Dark Origins of the Niceville Series

Don’t let the name fool you: Niceville is anything but. In a series of video interviews, author Carsten Stroud explains the origins of his dark, twisted thrillers.


Basket Case: Gazing into the Florida Glare with Carl Hiaasen

Basket Case: Gazing into the Florida Glare with Carl Hiaasen

It could only happen in a place like Florida: a riotous crime novel featuring corruption, murder, and even a frozen lizard corpse.


Video: Roger Hobbs Explores the Criminal Underworld for Ghostman

Video: Roger Hobbs Explores the Criminal Underworld for Ghostman

Watch video interviews with Roger Hobbs, the author of Ghostman, and learn about his intriguing forays into the world of crime.


Stranded: Alex Kava’s Brilliant Protagonist in Top Form

Stranded: Alex Kava’s Brilliant Protagonist in Top Form

Special Agent Maggie O’Dell, an FBI profiler, is fearlessly independent. She also hates air travel. That makes her a perfect target in Stranded, the latest pulse-pounding thriller from New York Times bestselling author Alex Kava.


The Bat: Back to the Beginning with Jo Nesbø’s Harry Hole

The Bat: Back to the Beginning with Jo Nesbø’s Harry Hole

Diana Coglianese, Jo Nesbø’s U.S. editor, explores the surprising setting of the first case in the Harry Hole series.


Bad Location: How Dark Settings Make For Memorable Stories

Bad Location: How Dark Settings Make For Memorable Stories

Lisa Unger shares some of her favorite scary settings…and the novels that wouldn’t be the same without them.


The Spark: Jens Lapidus and the Case That Started It All

The Spark: Jens Lapidus and the Case That Started It All

Jens Lapidus, author of the Stockholm Noir Trilogy, reveals the roots of his twist on classic crime noir…and the one case that he couldn’t forget.


Hit List: Dan Fesperman on Martin Cruz Smith’s Polar Star

Hit List: Dan Fesperman on Martin Cruz Smith’s Polar Star

The author of The Double Game discusses what he loves about this Cold War-era thriller—and reveals what it taught him about writing.


Video: Jo Nesbø On His Inspiration For The Redeemer

Video: Jo Nesbø On His Inspiration For The Redeemer

In these video interviews, the author reveals how crime films and an encounter in the Balkans led to the writing of this fantastically gripping thriller.


Unlocking the Cover of Inferno by Dan Brown

Unlocking the Cover of Inferno by Dan Brown

The wait is over—Inferno, the new book from internationally bestselling author Dan Brown is now available everywhere.




Wiseguy Quotes

"Grubby, tacky, low, slimy, shabby—I know there’s a better word for such behavior from a new widow. Try wrong. Yeah, that’s it." Basket Case by Carl Hiaasen More Wiseguys