In Conversation: Alex Segura and Joe Clifford on PI Fiction, Flawed Characters and Fighting Your DemonsInterview by Alex Segura
LitReactor instructors Joe Clifford and Alex Segura talk PI fiction to mark the latest adventures featuring their recurring characters, Jay Porter and Pete Fernandez.
Interview by Steph Post May 7, 2018
An interview with Jeffery Hess, author of the novels 'Tushhog' and 'Beachhead'.
Column by Jeff Noon
Part 5 of Jeff's 10 part series on the writing of his new novel, "A Man of Shadows."
Interview by Max Booth III July 26, 2017
Vampires, serial killers, and West Texas.
Column by Max Booth III April 27, 2017
Of course Nickelback made the list.
Column by Repo Kempt
Crime writers can learn a lot about their craft from well-written comic books. Here's five superb crime comics to whet your appetite.
Review by Max Booth III
Read it with a shotgun and liquor bottle nearby.
Review by Gabino Iglesias
Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review
Review by Bart Bishop
A Review of Walter Hill's new comic book, 'Triggerman', from Titan Comics, in collaboration with crime novel publisher Hard Case Crime, with art by Matz.
Review by Christopher Shultz
No one is safe in this 1984 novel, re-issued for the digital age.
Column by Leah Dearborn February 11, 2016
“Dangerous” depends on your point of view, but these characters generally fit the bill if you're a law-abiding human being with a sliver of common sense.
Review by BH Shepherd January 19, 2016
A brief review of "Black Wings Has My Angel" by Elliot Chaze
Column by Leah Dearborn
Break out the smokes and champagne, it's that time of the year again.
Review by Stephanie Bonjack
Swedish Lapland, 1717. A Finnish family leaves the shores of their country for a remote Swedish farm. When a body is discovered, paranoia and strange, inexplicable events soon follow.
Review by Dean Fetzer
A new collection by a new master of the noir short story.
Column by George Cotronis
You heard about that new-fangled "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" book. You hunger for more depressing Scandinavian fiction. Let a real Swede teach you his secrets.
Review by Cath Murphy
Titty bars, flying saucers and humour as deadpan flat as roadkill.
Column by Keith Rawson July 28, 2015
So Why The F*ck Aren't You Reading French Noir Master Pascal Garnier?
Column by Keith Rawson July 21, 2015
It's time to get your listicle on with 10 reasons why you should be reading Barry Gifford not tomorrow, not an hour from now, but right freaking NOW!
News by Joshua Chaplinsky July 2, 2015
August's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'Disintegration' by Richard Thomas.
Column by Christopher Shultz June 4, 2015
Alex Garland's directorial debut isn't just science fiction, it's also film noir. While this pairing isn't new, the femme fatale definitely is.
Column by Leah Dearborn
A New Year’s roundup of some promising noir, mystery, and true crime to ring in 2015.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky December 19, 2014
The future of "Must Watch" TV.
Column by Keith Rawson December 18, 2014
Have you read Fuminori Nakamura yet? Trust me, you need to be reading Japan's master of modern noir.