Article: The terror is lurking either in the home, or just outside of it”: How women writers redefined postwar noir

“Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s and ’50s” editor Sarah Weinman did an interview with Scott Timberg over at This collection of novels looks great, with 6 of the 8 books being adapted to movies and the other two for television. This interview has a lot of great information about the women of crime fiction in the 40’s and 50’s. Check out the film interview here:

Article: The Father of ‘Tartan Noir’

Here is an interesting article on William McIlvanney and his Laidlaw books. I don’t know much about McIlvanney or these books, but this article made me want to read them soon.

Written by Allan Massie for the Wall Street Journal it is worth reading. Here is the link to the full article:

New Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is coming!??!

According to Time Magazine  and the Guardian, a new book in the Millennium Trilogy is coming, I guess it isn’t a Trilogy anymore.  Here is the link to the Guardian article:



Do you like this idea?  Do you think a new book with Lisbeth not written by Stieg Larsson is something you would check out?  Let me know in the comments below.

Cry Father by Benjamin Whitmer

51lO0F+37GL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Cry Father from Benjamin Whitmer is a great new book, I had no idea where it was going but loved the ride.  We have Meth heads, a Motorbike Gang, Kidnapping, Accidental? Murder, recluses living in the Colorado wild, a couple combinations of Fathers and Sons(hence the title) and a wild ride into the west.  I really enjoyed Whitmer’s writing, this is his second book of fiction and I look forward to checking out his first book, Pike.  This is getting great reviews all over the net and deserves to be discovered by more people.  Have you read anything by Whitmer?  If you have let me know what you thought in the comments.