A true-crime columnist turns his attention to Victorian-era serial killer Thomas Neill Cream

“The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream,” by Dean Jobb, re-creates the homicidal doctor’s heartless life in short, highly dramatic chapters. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-11 16:06:45 UTC ]
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Claire McGowan turns to true crime with Audible

Claire McGowan's first non-fiction title The Vanishing Triangle will be released exclusively on Audible in April 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 11:13:11 UTC ]
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Mirror Books signs Murphy-Bates on serial killer Port

Mirror Books has signed journalist Sebastian Murphy-Bates' book on serial killer Stephen Port.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-04 10:18:42 UTC ]
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7 Contemporary Novels About the Victorian Era

It’s a truism that historical fiction reveals more about its own age it than the one it portrays. We can’t escape or even perceive our own biases, the reasoning goes, so we end up helplessly projecting them onto a past where they don’t belong. But the past is not a museum, and contemporary... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-01-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookouture's Thread acquires memoirs and true crime

Bookouture has acquired four memoirs and its first true crime story for its new non-fiction imprint, Thread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 19:04:16 UTC ]
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Avon nets Serial Killer's Wife from Hunter

Avon Books has netted The Serial Killer’s Wife, an “addictive and disturbing” new thriller by Alice Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 17:16:17 UTC ]
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Sphere scoops another true crime title from David Wilson

Sphere will publish A Plot to Kill: A True Story of Deception, Betrayal and Murder in a Quiet English Town, from criminologist David Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 17:27:16 UTC ]
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CrimeCon partners with Bonnier on 'ultimate true crime' London event

CrimeCon is partnering with Bonnier Books UK to launch its first true crime weekend in London next summer, featuring Lynda La Plante, Christopher Berry-Dee, Wensley Clarkson and Carl Chinn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 03:56:00 UTC ]
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Sphere to publish true crime exploring murder of author's stepsister

Sphere has acquired a book in which the author tells the story of her own investigation into the long-unsolved murder of her stepsister.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-17 23:03:19 UTC ]
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In R.L. Maizes’s ‘Other People’s Pets,’ an aspiring veterinarian turns to a life of crime

La La has it all together. But when her career-thief father needs her help, she might just leave her stable life behind. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-29 08:37:58 UTC ]
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A killer time for crime

As thoughtful citizens we are hemmed in now by gigantic problems that appear as insoluble as they are menacing, so how pleasant it is to take an hour or two off to consider only the problem of the body that locked itself in its study and then used the telephone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 01:33:09 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish true crime book

Mirror Books has acquired true crime story The Witness by journalist Nicola Tallant.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 02:59:59 UTC ]
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True crime podcaster-detective debut goes to Pushkin

Pushkin Press has bought a debut about a detective and true crime podcaster by Melbourne-based author A Suiter Clarke, with the book also selling in various deals throughout the globe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 15:11:19 UTC ]
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After explaining the universe, Bill Bryson turns his attention to the body

In “The Body,” the author explains — in his lucid, amusing style — what we’re made of. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-16 23:38:13 UTC ]
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True-crime thriller goes to Harvill Secker

Harvill Secker has triumphed at auction to snap up true-crime book The Dublin Railway Murder by Thomas Morris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 16:55:28 UTC ]
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Thomas & Mercer signs three-book crime series from Wyer

Amazon imprint Thomas & Mercer has signed a new crime series from Carol Wyer in a three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 18:23:43 UTC ]
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Hodder and Serial Box to publish thriller by Hannah's female crime-writing team

Hodder & Stoughton has joined forces with digital platform Serial Box to publish an original psychological thriller by a team of women crime writers helmed and hand-picked by Sophie Hannah. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 06:07:59 UTC ]
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UK’s National Centre for Writing Turns to Eco-Crime for ‘Noirwich’ Fest

Part of the programming for the 'Noirwich' literary festival at Norwich is a focus on 'crimes against nature' and our stewardship of the environment. The post UK’s National Centre for Writing Turns to Eco-Crime for ‘Noirwich’ Fest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-26 05:30:50 UTC ]
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John Blake lands two more true-crime tales from Sutton

John Blake has landed two more true crime titles from Manhunt author and ex-Met Police DCI Colin Sutton to tie-in with two upcoming TV shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-05 00:07:13 UTC ]
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HarperCollins reveals new true crime podcast

HarperCollins Publishers and the London-based broadcasting network Wireless are partnering on a true crime podcast based on Murder in the Graveyard, a new book by British author and journalist Don Hale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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