Mystery/Thriller News

Welcome to the mystery/thriller book news section. Here you will find the latest news about mystery novels from our blogs, book reviews and more.

Bill Clinton and James Patterson Collaborate on Mystery Novel (2017-06-19): Bill Clinton and James Patterson are collaborating on a mystery novel set for publication in June 2018.

John Grisham Shares Writing Tips and Talks Plotting (2017-06-07): John Grisham reveals that his new novel is a beach read. One of the characters is a struggling writer. Rare F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts are stolen in the mystery novel.

Salman Rushdie is Writing Novel With Trump-Like Villain (2017-02-10): Salman Rushdie's next novel, The Golden House, takes aim at the Trump Administration, the Tea Party and the backlash against political correctness.

Barnes & Noble to Offer 500,000 Signed Books on Black Friday (2015-11-09): Barnes & Noble will offer half a million signed books by over 120 authors on Black Friday.

Patricia Cornwell Inks Deal for Two More Kay Scarpetta Novels (2015-05-12): Bestselling author Patricia Cornwell just signed a deal for two more Kay Scarpetta novels. The books will be published by William Morrow.

Crime Novelist Ruth Rendell Dead at 85 (2015-05-03): Bestselling crime novelist Ruth Rendell has died at the age of 85. Baroness Rendell suffered a severe stroke in January and died in a London hospital.

Unpublished Raymond Chandler Comic Operetta Discovered (2014-12-05): An L.A. author discovered an unpublished comic operetta by crime novelist Raymond Chandler. The libretto has been tucked away in the Library of Congress all these years.

Crime Writer P.D. James Dead at 94 (2014-11-27): Bestselling mystery novelist P.D. James has died at the age of 94.

HarperCollins to Publish 15 New Stories by the Late Elmore Leonard (2014-07-19): HarperCollins will publish 15 new stories by the late crime writer Elmore Leonard. The stories were found after his death and were written early in his career.

Kyle Mills Will Take Over the Bestselling Mitch Rapp Series by the Late Vince Flynn (2014-06-25): Vince Flynn's family and his editor announced that author Kyle Mills will take over writing the bestselling Mitch Rapp political thriller series.

Nelson DeMille Cuts Six Book Deal With Pocket Books (2014-06-22): Nelson DeMille has signed a six book deal with Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.

Mary Higgins Clark to Collaborate With Alafair Burke on New Novel (2014-06-18): Mary Higgins Clark will co-write her next novel with Alafair Burke. The Cinderella Murder will hit stores in November.

Crystal Cave Author Mary Stewart Dead at 97 (2014-05-21): Scottish author Mary Stewart, author of The Crystal Cave, has died at the age of 97.

Tor/Forge to Publish Jack Bauer Novel, 24: Deadline, in August (2014-05-16): Tor/Forge will publish a novel that fills the gap between season 8 of 24 and the upcoming event series, 24: Live Another Day.

Winners of the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards Announced (2014-05-05): Winners of the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe awards were announced at the Mystery Writers of America Gala Banquet in New York City.

Michael Connelly's Bosch Pilot Picked up for Full Season by Amazon Studios (2014-04-02): Amazon Studios has given a full season order for Bosch, which is based on Michael Connelly's bestselling Harry Bosch series. Titus Welliver plays Detective Bosch.

Janet Evanovich Talks The Chase on CBS This Morning (2014-03-18): Janet Evanovich talked about The Chase on CBS This Morning.

Stephen King Will Release Mr. Mercedes in June (2014-02-11): Stephen King's next novel, Mr. Mercedes, comes out in June.

Amazon Editors Reveal Curated List of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (2014-02-09): Amazon editors have revealed a curated list of 100 books to read in a lifetime.

Sophie Hannah to Write New Hercule Poirot Novel With Blessing of Agatha Christie's Estate (2013-09-07): The Agatha Christie estate has approved novelist Sophie Hannah to write a new Hercule Poirot novel. Can she pull it off?