Read or Dead
Read or Dead is a bi-weekly show dedicated to the worlds of mystery and thriller literature.
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True Crime for Nonfiction November
Tune in as Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss true crime for a (belated) Nonfiction November.
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2022 Holiday Gift Guide!
Tune in as Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss their gift guide for the holidays.
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Let's Celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month!
Tune in as Katie McLain and Kendra Winchester discuss mysteries and thrillers for Indigenous Heritage Month.
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Got Villains?
Tune in as Katie and Kendra discuss novels with villain POV characters!
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Witchy Season
Tune in as Katie and Kendra discuss witchy books perfect for spooky season!
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Banned Books Week
Tune in as Katie and Kendra discuss books for Banned Books Week!
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Meet Our New Co-host!
Tune in as Katie McClain and new co-host Kendra Winchester discuss some of their recent favorites.
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Domestic Bliss or Doom?
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about domestic suspense and its continuing appeal.
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Mystery Reads for Women in Translation Month
Tune in as Nusrah and guest host, Kendra talk about mystery and suspense works in translation in honor of Women in Translation Month.
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To Take or Not to Take?
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about books you should take on your vacation and ones you should skip.
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Let the Games Begin!
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mysteries that feature all sorts of games.
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Be Gay, Do Crimes
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mystery and suspense reads to keep Pride alive all year long.
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Mid-Year Way Too Much to Read Freak Out
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about their anticipated mystery and suspense reads for the second half of 2022.
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A One, and a Two, and a Three
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mystery series you can dive into.
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Time and Time Again
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mysteries featuring some kind of time and inter-dimensional travel.
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And The Award Goes To…
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah take their picks from Edgar Award Nominees and talk you through them.
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You Never Forget Your First
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah reminisce about their favorite debuts by mystery authors.
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Locked Up Tight
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about locked room mysteries and all that the sub-genre has to offer.
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Netflix and Read
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about some of their favorite TV shows and give read-a-likes for them.
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Short & Sweet
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about short reads to meet your reading goals, read during lunch, and everything in between.
39 min
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Mystery Reads by Black Authors
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mystery and suspense reads by Black authors in honor of Black History Month.
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What’s Love Got To Do With It?
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about cozy mysteries to stay in with this Valentine’s Day.
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Murder, Menace, and Nuance
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about books featuring women who kill and the nuance that comes with it.
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Most Anticipated Reads of 2022
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about their most anticipated releases for the upcoming year.
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Resolutions and Reflections
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about their year-end favorites and reflect on reading goals for 2022.
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History’s Mysteries
Tune in as Katie and special guest velocireader Liberty talk about their favorite new and backlist historical mystery titles!
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Like This, Try that
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about read-a-likes for some favorite and popular authors and recommend contemporary works similar to them to make your holiday shopping easier.
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Mysteries by Native American authors
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mystery and suspense works by Native American authors in honor of National Native American Heritage Month.
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Was that a creak or a scream?
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about horror and suspense reads set in haunted houses just in time for Halloween.
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Slipped Under the Radar
Tune in as All The Books host, Liberty, and Nusrah talk about mystery releases you may have missed in 2020 and 2021.
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You Will Never See It Coming
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about reads that took them on a twisty, turn-y journey.
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Cults and Survivors
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about books featuring cults and people who become a part of them.
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Translated Works of Crime and Mystery
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about translated works of crime and mystery written by women authors for Women in Translation Month.
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Was that for real?
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mysteries based on real-life happenings.
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Mystery reads for Disability Pride Month!
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mystery reads featuring disabled characters or by authors with disabilities.
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Mid-Year Check-in!
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah answer some important questions in their mid-year check-in about their reading year so far.
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You Gotta Listen For The Clues
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mysteries that work great on audio for Audiobook Appreciation Month!
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Celebrating Pride Month
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah celebrate Pride Month by talking about books by authors who identify as LGBTQ or have written amazing stories featuring LGBTQ characters.
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Fiction Just As Strange As Reality
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about books that will appeal to readers of true crime, podcasts and everything in between.
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Murder Is A Walk In The Park
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about reads set in the wilderness, particularly national parks.
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Dinner With A Side Of Death
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about reads that feature dinner parties gone wrong.
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Celebrations, Nostalgia, and Questionable Fashion
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah celebrate the 100th episode of Read or Dead, and talk about books that shaped them as mystery readers.
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Edgar Awards Season!
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah discuss the Edgar Award Nominees and recommend books for you to prioritize from the list.
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Mystery and Suspense In A Land Far Away
This week Katie and Nusrah talk about mystery/thrillers that transport you to a particular time and place.
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Revenge Of The Silenced
This week Katie and Nusrah talk about mystery/thrillers that feature revenge and serial killers, and how these narratives uncover stories that often go unheard.
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Never Too Late for Some Romantic Reckoning
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about mystery and thriller reads featuring romance gone right, and romance gone very wrong.
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True Crime and Racial Injustice
Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about reads that feature true crime and social justice honoring Black History Month.
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Letters, Journals, and Intrigue
Katie and Nusrah talk about books that make use of unique formats to tell their story.
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Most Anticipated Releases of 2021
Katie and Nusrah talk about their most anticipated releases of 2021 and only get to July before they are out of time.
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Our Favorite Books of 2020
It is the last episode of 2020 and Rincey’s last episode of Read or Dead! To commemorate, they talk about their favorite reads of the year.
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That Rings All My Bells
Katie and guest host Nusrah talk about genre-bending mysteries, the upcoming adaptation of Forty Acres, and some really exciting new releases that you need to add to your TBR ASAP!
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Inaugural Serial Killers
Katie and Rincey get geared up for the holiday season with a giant pile of books that you could give to someone (or yourself). This episode is sponsored by TBR, Elsewhere by Dean Koontz and Ink by Jonathan Maberry. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Books Mentioned The Golden Thread: The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjöld by Ravi Somaiya IQ by Joe Ide The Woman Who Stole Vermeer: The True Story of Rose Dugdale and the Russborough House Art Heist by Anthony M. Amore The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig Mimi Lee Gets a Clue by Jennifer J. Chow (A Sassy Cat Mystery #1) In the Hall With the Knife by Diane Peterfreund The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer by Skip Hollandsworth America’s First Female Serial Killer: Jane Toppan and the Making of a Monster by Mary Kay McBrayer Perfect Days by Raphael Montes The Kill Club by Wendy Heard See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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A Mood and a Half
Katie and Rincey celebrate Nonfiction November with some great nonfiction reads, talk about the great casting in the new Jane Harper adaptation, and are pleasantly surprised by the Goodreads Choice Awards.
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Welcome To Read Or Dead
Read or Dead is a bi-weekly mystery fiction podcast dedicated to the worlds of mystery, thriller, and true crime literature.
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Sad News for Jimmy P.
Katie and Rincey mourn the ending of The President is Missing adaptation, celebrate some revivals and reboots and talk about their love of audiobooks.
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It's a Banner Day
Katie and Rincey appreciate talking about some good news and get into the fall spirit with some dark, creepy campus novels.
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Even Better Than Christmas
Katie and Rincey pick up some fun Scooby-Doo themed books based on a listener request and get really excited about some recent reads.
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My Sweatshirt's Public Debut
Katie and Rincey talk about mysteries featuring technology and social media, along with some mixed feelings about adaptation news recently announced.
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Sticking Houdini in the Bathroom
Katie and Rincey talk adaptation news, including the Dan Mallory movie, and take a walk down memory lane with middle grade mystery books.
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Take What You Can Get
Katie and Rincey talk about a new Megan Abbott book, Unsolved Mysteries, cold cases and more! This episode is sponsored by TBR, The First To Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan, and The Nemesis Manifesto by Eric Van Lustbader. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co & Sony Pictures TV Developing ‘Paper Gods’ For ABC; Nia Long To Star & EP In Political Drama Sisters in Crime announce the winner of the Eleanor Taylor Bland Award Megan Abbott has a new book coming out in 2021 and it’s already been picked up for TV Books Mentioned Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery by Robert Kolker Yellow Bird by Sierra Crane Murdoch The Monsters We Make by Kali White Three by D.A. Mishani, translated by Jessica Cohen 21 Immortals by Rozlan Mohd Noor The Less Dead by Denise Mina The Majesties by Tiffany Tsao See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Nothing Better Than a Time-Traveling Serial Killer
Katie and Rincey get excited about adaptations of The Shining Girls and Magpie Murders, and talk about mystery books by Black authors that they’ve recently picked up.
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Here's to an Uneventful Year
Katie and Rincey catch up on the news they missed, including lawsuits featuring Dan Brown and the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle estate, and read some locked room mysteries in honor of not leaving their homes.
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The Year of the Staycation
Katie and Rincey talk about lots of new award nominees that have been announced and pick out books featuring LGBTQ+ characters for Pride Month!
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Just An Episode of the West Wing
Katie and Rincey talk about the new James Patterson and Bill Clinton book, a new Lisbeth Salander adaptation and mystery short story collections.
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The Quarantine Doldrums
Katie and Rincey talk about Jane Harper's new novel, the French serial killer expert who apparently isn't an expert and books featuring religious elements that are not by Dan Brown. This episode is sponsored by Lit Stitch, Devoted by Dean Koontz, and Book Riot Insiders. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes See the cover of the new Jane Harper novel! The filmmakers behind Doctor Sleep are tackling Stephen King’s novel Revival next HBO Max is adapting Throttle by Stephen King and Joe Hill SPOILER ALERT! The ending to the Defending Jacob adaptation is totally different than the book Christopher Pike’s Midnight Club is being adapted as a Netflix series Check out the trailer for Shirley, starring Elisabeth Moss as Shirley Jackson French author and serial killer expert Stéphane Bourgoin admits that much of his nonfiction work was made up Books Mentioned Shamed by Linda Castillo Smaller and Smaller Circles by FH Batacan America's First Female Serial Killer: Jane Toppan and the Making of a Monster by Mary Kay McBrayer These Women by Ivy Pochoda The Wife Stalker by Liv Constantine Camp Murderface by Saundra Mitchell Dragonfish by Vu Tran Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Experiencing My Muppet Arming Mood
Katie and Rincey discuss the Edgar Award winners, Tana French's new book and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of The Mysterious Affair at Styles. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Libro FM, and The Sunday Girl. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes The 2020 Edgar Awards winners have been announced Watch the acceptance speeches on the Edgar Awards' YouTube channel A preview of Tana French’s upcoming novel, The Searcher A sequel to the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark film is in the works Stephen King’s The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is getting a film adaptation Trailer for Lovecraft Country 100 Years of Agatha Christie Stories Books Mentioned The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight Seven Years of Darkness by You-Jeong Jeong The Boy in the Red Dress by Kristin Lambert A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee The End of October by Lawrence Wright The Last Trial by Scott Turow The Goodbye Man by Jeffrey Deaver Birds of a Feather by Jacquline Winspear Shelter by Jung Yun Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Upright and Breathing
While they are self-quarantining, Katie and Rincey decide to tackle some of the oldest mystery and true crime books on their TBR.
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Teenagers with Dawson's Creek Syndrome
Katie and Rincey talk about some changing release dates, Tiger King, and the books they turn to when they need some comfort.
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Banished to the Corner
Katie and Rincey thank the mystery gods for a new Tana French potentially coming this fall, talk about some great mystery small presses.
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Who Doesn't Love a Sassy Cat?
Katie and Rincey talk about how the ghost of Agatha Christie might be haunting a museum, Snoop Dogg is adapting the IQ series, and read some backlist books.
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Judge These Books By Their Cover
Katie and Rincey give a rundown about the discussion around My Dark Vanessa and Excavation and then talk about some mysteries written by Latinx authors.
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Tie Dye and an Armadillo Race
Katie and Rincey pick out some mysteries with a romantic element to them to celebrate Valentine’s Day!
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A Thing Happens and Then More Things Happen
Katie and Rincey talk about the Edgar Award nominees and some genre-crossing SFF mysteries.
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The Nicole Kidman Segment
Katie and Rincey catch up after the new year and talk about their feelings on Dublin Murders, the TV adaptation of In the Woods and The Likeness by Tana French. This episode is sponsored by Novel Gazing, The Lost Man by Jane Harper and Grace is Gone by Emily Elgar. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes Nicole Kidman’s next project in development is Kimberly McCreight’s upcoming domestic thriller, A Good Marriage Melissa McCarthy is starring with Nicole Kidman in Hulu’s adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s Nine Perfect Strangers Just Watch Me by Jeff Lindsay is on the way to its own TV series Trailer for The Woman in the Window Lee Child will be a judge for the 2020 Booker Prize  Books Mentioned In the Woods by Tana French The Likeness by Tana French The Missing American by Kwei Qwartey  The Tenant by Katrine Engberg The Janes by Louisa Luna The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg The Majesties by Tiffany Tsao The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson  Long Bright River by Liz Moore Ninja Daughter by Tori Eldridge The Betel Nut Tree Mystery by Ovidia Yu The Body Lies by Jo Baker Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel; If You Tell by Greg Olsen See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Making Our TBRs Cry
Katie and Rincey celebrate the new year by talking about some of the books they are excited to pick up in the first half of 2020. This episode is sponsored by Read Harder Journal and If You Tell by Gregg Olsen. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Books Mentioned Long Bright River by Liz Moore The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics by Bruce Goldfarb The Burn by Kathleen Kent The Majesties by Tiffany Tsao Untamed Shore by Silvia Moreno-Garcia The Only Child by Mi-ae Seo Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country by Sierra Crane Murdoch Second Sister by Chan Ho-Kei, translated by Jeremy Tiang The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda, translated by Alison Watts The Deep by Alma Katsu Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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'Tis the Season for Holiday Mysteries
Katie and Rincey get into the holiday spirit by reading some holiday mystery books. This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, Ali Cross and Queen of the Conquered. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes Trailer for Promising Young Woman Stephen King’s The Dark Half is getting adapted for the second time MWA Announces the 2020 Grand Master, Raven and Ellery Queen Award Recipients Books Mentioned Mind of Winter by Laura Kasischke Dying for Christmas by Tammy Cohen The Kill Club by Wendy Heard Good Girls Lie by J.T. Ellison Give the Devil His Due by Sulari Gentill Long Bright River by Liz Moore The Boy in the Earth by Fuminori Nakamura In the Woods by Tana French See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Time for Our 2019 Mystery Favorites!
Katie and Rincey talk about what mysteries they read this year that were their favorites. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Read Harder 2020 Challenge, Nine Elms by Robert Bryndza and If You Tell by Gregg Olsen. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Books Mentioned Miracle Creek by Angie Kim The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey Theme Music by T. Marie Vandelly The Whisper Man by Alex North His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet Heaven My Home by Attica Locke Force of Nature by Jane Harper The Frangipani Tree Mystery by Ovidia Yu A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh Just Watch Me by Jeff Lindsay The Dead Girls Club by Damien Angelica Walters Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha The Lost Man by Jane Harper Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe The Queen by Josh Levin See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Homicide for the Holidays
Katie and Rincey give some recommendations of books you can pick up during the holiday season to gift to the people in your life — or just get for yourself! This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, Eye for Eye by J.K. Franko and Black Rock Bay by Brianna Labuskes. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes Lady Gaga to Star in Ridley Scott’s Gucci Murder Movie Sarah Michelle Gellar to Star in Sometimes I Lie Controversy at the Shamus Awards, plus the response from the Crime Writers of Color organization  The final round of the Goodreads Choice Awards is not terrible! Books Mentioned The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka Pennance by by Clare Ashton Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson Miracle Creek by Angie Kim The Plotters by Un-Su Kim Impossible Causes by Julie Mayhew NVK by Temple Drake Nine Elms by Robert Bryndza Beijing Payback by Daniel Nieh Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule Before the Devil Fell by Neil Olson The Gone Dead by Chanelle Benz See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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The Great Halloween Blizzard
Katie and Rincey talk about all of the recent mystery award winners and the books they picked up in honor of Nonfiction November. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Quantum by Patricia Cornwell, and The Lost Power by Avanti Centrae. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes Watch the trailer for Stephen King’s The Outsider An anthology series based on the novels of Mary Higgins Clark is in the works Amy Poehler is adapting The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth Hugh Laurie Developing Agatha Christie Project for the BBC The Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Award winners Anthony Award winners Shamus Awards winners Macavity Awards Attica Locke wins the Texas Writer of the Year from the Texas Book Festival Books Mentioned The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century by Sarah Miller Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep The Ninja Daughter by Tori Eldridge I Have No Secrets by Penny Joelson Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls by Jessica McDiarmid Queen of Bones by Teresa Dovalpage Heaven My Home by Attica Locke The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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UPDATED: Stephen King Scholar
Katie and Rincey talk Stephen King’s writers’ retreat, get confirmation on Tana French being the best living mystery writer, and more! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Blind Date, Dark Pattern by Andrew Mayne and Death & Conspiracy by Seeley James. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! SHOW NOTES Women’s untold stories dominate Baillie Gifford prize shortlist Stephen King’s House to Become Archive and Writers’ Retreat David Oyelowo is starring in the series adaptation of The President is Missing. Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House is being adapted as a TV series by Amazon Studios Tana French is our best living mystery writer Books Mentioned The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan Little Deaths by Emma Flint It All Falls Down by Sheena Kamal The Lost Ones by Sheena Kamal The Lost Brothers: A Family’s Decades-Long Search by Jack El-Hai The Fragility of Bodies by Sergio Olguin, translated by Miranda France Strangers at the Gate by Catriona McPherson All the Things We Do in the Dark by Saundra Mitchell Heaven My Home by Attica Locke The Whisper Man by Alex North Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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And Then More Stuff Happens
Katie and guest host Liberty talk about Knives Out, creepy mysteries, and more! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Read This Book newsletter, All the Devils by Barry Eisler, and Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky.  Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! SHOW NOTES ‘Toys’: Dystopian Thriller Series Based On James Patterson Novel From Melinda Hsu Taylor In The Works At Quibi Andrew Scott to Play ‘Talented Mr. Ripley’ in Showtime Series Watch the trailer for Knives Out!  BOOKS MENTIONED The Whisper Man by Alex North Night Film by Marisha Pessl Out by Natsuo Kirino The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes Remember by Patricia Smith Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia Curious Toys by Elizabeth Hand Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha The Art of Theft by Sherry Thomas The Remaking by Clay McLeod Chapman We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Berry Finders Keepers by Stephen King The Return by Rachel Harrison See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Whales Can Have Bad Breath
Katie and Rincey give readalikes for some of the best selling mystery writers like James Patterson, Louise Penny and more! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Mystery/Thriller Giveaway, All That’s Dead by Stuart MacBride and The Stranger Inside by Lisa Unger. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes The 2019 National Book Awards A look at the memoir, Diamond Doris: The True Story of the World’s Most Notorious Jewel Thief by Doris Payne Contest challenges readers to solve a murder mystery by putting 100 jumbled pages of a vintage crime book in the right order Books Mentioned The Midnight Witness by Sara Blaedel IQ by Joe Ide  August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones Hollywood Homicide by Kellye Garrett  The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien  Case Histories by Kate Atkinson In the Woods by Tana French  Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Gailbraith Confessions of an Innocent Man by David R. Dow Black Water Rising by Attica Locke The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld The Forest City Killer: A Serial Murderer, A Cold-Case Sleuth, and a Search for Justice by Vanessa Brown Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky Heaven My Home by Attica Locke Theme Music by T. Marie Vandelly Mayhem by Sarah Pinborough Speaking of Summer by Kalisha Buckhanon See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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A Miniseries or a Regular Series for the BBC
Rincey is joined by guest co-host Liberty Hardy to talk about the trailer for the Tana French TV adaptation, Emily St. John Mandel's new mystery book, and World War I mysteries. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Mystery/Thriller Giveawayand Pretty, Guilty Womenby Gina LaManna Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Starz Sets Premiere Date For Crime Drama ‘Dublin Murders’ & Unveils First Trailer NBCUniversal International Studios To Adapt Emily St John Mandel’s Mystery Novel ‘The Glass Hotel’ For TV Life Is Imitating Stephen King’s Art, and That Scares Him Books Mentioned No Graves As YetAnne Perry A Front Page Affairby Radha Vatsal A Gentleman’s Murderby Christopher Huang Maise Dobbsby Jacqueline Winspear  Legacy: Gangsters, Corruption and the London Olympics by Michael Gillard Heaven, My Homeby Attica Locke The Stranger Inside by Lisa Unger A Death in Harlem by Karla FC Holloway Lives Laid Awayby Stephen Mack Jones The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deathby Corrine May Botz 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics by Bruce Goldfarb Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsessionby Rachel Monroe The Return by Rachel Harrison See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Sufficiently Wary of Going Outside
Katie and Rincey talk about some interesting adaptations coming soon, survivalist thrillers and their love (or lack thereof) for the outdoors. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, The Whisper Man by Alex North and Chase Darkness with Me by Billy Jensen. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes ‘Briarpatch’ Trailer: Rosario Dawson Stars As A Dogged Investigator In USA Network Series ‘Publishing is still a business that is owned by white men’: Three women on race and genre Amy Adams ‘Woman In The Window’ Will Now Open In Early Summer NBCU Streamer Orders ‘One Of Us Is Lying’ YA Mystery Drama Pilot Based On Book Books Mentioned Into the Jungleby Erica Ferencik The River at Night by Erica Ferencik Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Homeby Nando Parrado Bird Box by Josh Malerman To the Lions by Holly Watt Iced in Paradise by Naomi Hirahara The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Traceby Patricia Wiltshire A Better Manby Louise Penny The Girl Who Lived Twiceby David Lagercrantz Force of Natureby Jane Harper The Confessions of Frannie Langtonby Sara Collins See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Peaking in First Grade
Katie and Rincey talk about the Tiny Pretty Things adaptation, Tana French in the New Yorker, the real life Where the Crawdads Sing mystery and celebrate Women in Translation month. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Thirteenby Steve Cavanagh, and Libro.FM. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS,Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Rufus Sewell, Kaya Scodelario to Star in Adaptation of Agatha Christie’s ‘The Pale Horse’ How Tana French Inhabits the Minds of Her Detectives Netflix Orders Ballet School Drama ‘Tiny Pretty Things’ The Dark History Behind Where the Crawdads Sing Books Mentioned Betty Booby Claudia Pineiro The Whispererby Karin Fossum Miami Midnight by Alex Segura Silent Cityby Alex Segura The Swallows by Lisa Lutz The Perfect Sonby Lauren North The Whisper Man by Alex North American Spyby Lauren Wilkerson Clueby Paul Allor, illustrated by Nelson Daniel Theme Musicby T. Marie Vandelly Mr. Mercedesby Stephen King See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Looking For a Time Turner
Katie and Rincey talk about Dean Koontz's new Amazon book deal, Scottish mysteries, and more! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Never Have I Everby Joshilyn Jackson, and TBR. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Mindhunter, Season 2 will premiere on August 16th. Adaptation for Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce Dean Koontz just signed a 5 book deal with Amazon Author Laura Lippman has 5-book deal, not all of them novels 'Jack Reacher' TV Series in the Works at Amazon Books Mentioned The Dead Hourby Denise Mina Field of Bloodby Denise Mina His Bloody Projectby Graeme Macrae Burnet Speaking of Summerby Kalisha Buckhanon The Birthday Girlby Melissa de la Cruz The Wolf Wants Inby Laura McHugh The Turn of the Keyby Ruth Ware The Needby Helen Phillips Killers of the Flower Moonby David Grann Theme Music by T. Marie Vandelly See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Hitting All My Terrifying Buttons
Katie and Rincey talk about controversy around the Staunch Prize, James Patterson's book about Jeffrey Epstein and pick up some 2019 release that they haven't gotten to yet. This episode is sponsored by Everything Trying to Kill You, Book Riot Insiders, Libro.fm.  Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Author James Patterson on Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘Unbelievable’ Crimes Film adaptation for Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage Organisers of the Staunch Prize, which honors books that don’t contain violence against women, have claimed that fictional depictions of sexual assault may influence the outcome of rape cases Fotis Dulos, a defendant in a missing person’s case involving his estranged wife, is trying to argue that this is a real-life Gone Girl situation. Books Mentioned Spinby Lamar Giles The Silent Patientby Alex Michaelides Beijing Payback by Daniel Nieh Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman   Theme Musicby T. Marie Vandelly My Friend Anna: The True Story of a Fake Heiress by Rachel DeLoache Williams An American Spyby Lauren Wilkinson Lock Every Doorby Riley Sager The Perfect Nannyby Leila Slimani The Needby Helen Phillips See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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88
The Perfect Blend of Structured Chaos
Katie and Rincey talk about a seven-figure film deal, Stranger Things, and celebrate their two year anniversary by talking about Nancy Drew. This episode is sponsored by Everything Trying to Kill You and In The Darknessby Mike Omer, A Nearly Normal Familyby M. T. Edvardsson. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Paramount makes a 7-figure film deal for the upcoming book The Chain by Adrian McKinty Final trailer for Stranger ThingsSeason 3 ‘Lock Every Door’ Series Based On Novel In Works At Paramount TV & Anonymous Content With ‘True Blood’ Duo ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Drama From David E. Kelley & A+E Studios Gets CBS Series Production Commitment The Not-So-Hidden Racism of Nancy Drew Why Does It Matter Who Wrote Nancy Drew, Anyway? Books Mentioned The Phantom of Pine Hillby Carolyn Keene The Secret of the Golden Pavilion by Carolyn Keene The Clue in the Crossword Cipher by Carolyn Keene The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Herby Melanie Rehak Girls Like Usby Cristina Alger Whisper Networkby Chandler Baker The Chainby Adrian McKinty The Stories You Tellby Kristen Lepionka The Gone Deadby Chanelle Benz, Murder in the Crooked House by Soji Shimada and Louise Heal Kawai Just What Kind of Mother Are You?by Paula Daly Lock Every Door by Riley Sager Killers of the Flower Moonby David Grann Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#54: They Were Just Here a Minute Ago
Katie and Rincey talk about some mysteries by Australian authors, along with some news about Linda Fairstein, women writing in the mystery genre, and more.  This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Amazon Publishing, and Book Riot Insiders. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Dutton Will Drop Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein's WSJ Op-Ed Linda Fairstein Jumps Into Debate About Linda Fairstein on Authors Guild Message Board Sara Paretsky Letter to the Editor He wrote/she wrote. On gender in mystery writing Attica Locke and Tembi Locke Talk Sisterhood, Writing, and Being Brave Books Mentioned The Things She’s Seen by Ambelin and Ezekiel Kwaymullina Watching Youby Michael Robotham Crimson Lakeby Candace Fox The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson Big Skyby Kate Atkinson  The Van Apfel Girls Are Goneby Felicity McLean  They All Fall Downby Rachel Howzell Hall Our Houseby Louise Candlish Speaking of Summerby Kalisha Buckhanon See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#53: I Found Something Weird
In honor of Pride month, Katie and Rincey spend some time talking about mystery books by LGBTQ+ authors. This episode is sponsored by All the Books, The Shallowsby Matt Goldman, and Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murderedby Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Exclusive: One of Us Is Lying author Karen McManus reveals what's Next Books Mentioned  A Kind of Justice by Renee James Death Prefers Blondesby Caleb Roehrig Those Peopleby Louise Candlish Recursion by Blake Crouch Grab a Snake By the Tailby Leonardo Padura Miracle Creekby Angie Kim Clueby Paul Allor, illustrated by Nelson Dániel Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Marriedby Abby Ellin See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#52: No People Were Harmed During the Reading o...
Katie and Rincey talk Nora Roberts hitting a major milestone, more lists featuring just white authors, and some mysteries by Asian and Asian American authors! This episode is sponsored by Audible, Amazon Publishing and The Rule of Many by Leslie Saunders and Ashley Saunders, and Looking For Garbo by Jon James Miller Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Exclusive: Nora Roberts on her J.D. Robb In Death series getting its 50th book Nancy Drew first look 50 great thrillers by (white) women 2019 Anthony Award Nominations Announced Books Mentioned Miracle Creekby Angie Kim The Frangipani Tree Mysteryby Ovidia Yu Newcomer by Keigo Higashino, translated by Giles Murray The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Mythby Josh Levin Into the Jungleby Erica Ferencik The Book Case by Dave Shelton Cari Mora by Thomas Harris The Sentence is Deathby Anthony Horowitz Evil Things by Katja Ivar See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#51: Don't Try This At Home
Katie and Rincey talk about the Edgar Awards, the Agatha Awards, and infuriating cookie giving This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Westsideby W.M. Akers, and The Fifth Doctrineby Karen Robards Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes Trailer for We Have Always Lived in the Castle Is the hipster mystery a thing? Simon Pegg & Nick Frost’s Stolen Picture To Adapt Ben Aaronovitch’s Epic Fantasy Drama ‘Rivers of London’ Edgar Award Winners Agatha Award winners The Writer's Mag tweet Lee Child and Paul Doiron on strong, interesting, complex female characters Books Mentioned Tiny Pretty Thingsby Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton My Sister, the Serial Killerby Oyinkan Braithwaite; See What I Have Doneby Sarah Schmidt Girl Waits With Gunby Amy Stewart A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Leeby Casey Cep If She Wakesby Michael Koryta The Satapur Moonstoneby Sujata Massey The Things She’s Seenby Ambelin & Ezekiel Kwaymullina Billion Dollar Whaleby Tom White & Bradley Hope The Frangipani Tree Mysteryby Ovidia Yu An Elderly Woman Is Up To No Good by Helene Tursten and Marlaine Delargy Newcomerby Keigo Higashino Miracle Creekby Angie Kim Evil Thingsby Katja Ivar See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#50: Recruiting people to the Sujata Massey fan...
Katie and Rincey catch up after an episode apart and pick up books from some new-to-them authors. This episode is sponsored by Libro fm, Flatiron Books, publishers of I Know Who You Areby Alice Feeney, and The Hummingbird Daggerby Cindy Anstey from Swoon Reads. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes ‘The Last Mrs. Parrish’: Drama Series Based On Novel In Works At Amazon With Cathy Schulman & Jeff Gaspin Producing ‘Doctor Foster’ Producer Drama Republic To Adapt Sara Collins’ Period Novel ‘The Confessions of Frannie Langton’ For TV Skyhorse forms Arcade CrimeWise imprint  Law & Crime partners with Simon & Schuster Books Mentioned They All Fall Downby Rachel Howzell Hall 99 Ways to Dieby Ed Lin The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth The Invited by Jennifer McMahon Little Darlings by Melanie Golding At Home in the Darkedited by Lawerence Block A Deadly Divideby Ausma Zehanat Khan The Frangipani Tree Mysteryby Olvidia Yu  The Satapur Moonstoneby Sujata Massey  As Long As We Both Shall Liveby Joann Cheney  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#49: Why Is No One Listening To the Person Who ...
Katie and guest host Vanessa Diaz talk about book-to-movie adaptations, their mutual love for the movie Clue, and more! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, The Center of the Universe by Ria Voros, and Redemption Point by Candice Fox. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes Paramount TV, Anonymous to Adapt Susan Orlean’s ‘The Library Book’ Netflix Makes Film Deal For Mary Kubica Novel ‘The Other Mrs.’ ‘Black Mass’ Writer Tackling ‘Conan Doyle for the Defense’ Adaptation ‘Death in Paradise’ Producer Red Planet Pictures To Adapt Louise Candlish’s Real-Estate Nightmare Novel ‘Our House’ For TV A ‘Clue’-Inspired YA Novel Is Coming Out This Year — Start Reading ‘In The Hall With The Knife’ Now Books Mentioned The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper – Hallie Rubenhold In a Dark Dark Wood – Ruth Ware They All Fall Down – Rachel Howzell Hall Confessions of an Innocent Man – David R. Dow The Last – Hanna Jameson Diary of a Murderer: And Other Stories – Young-Ha Kim The Satapur Moonstone – Sujata Massey Murder By the Book – Claire Harman Blood Harvest – S.J. (Sharon) Bolton See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#48: Couples That Slay Together, Stay Together
This episode, Katie and Rincey pick up mystery books featuring disabled protagonists. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and The Perfect Girlfriendby Karen Hamilton.  Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Hot Series Package: Steve Zaillian Meets Patricia Highsmith’s Sociopath Tom Ripley Coming soon: Winter Countsby David Heska Wanbli Weiden to your lists: an #ownvoices Native American thriller! Dan Mallory, Author Who Once Faked Being British, Nominated for British Book Award Damien Power Tapped To Direct ‘No Exit’ Thriller For 20th Century Fox Crime Fiction Book List: Disabled isn’t Unable Books Mentioned Blood Harvest by S.J. Bolton Blackman’s Coffinby Mark De Castrique  My Lovely Wifeby Samantha Downing Murder Lo Meinby Vivien Chien Murder by the Book: The Crime That Shocked Dickens's London by Claire Harman The Spectatorsby Jennifer DuBois Ask Me No Questions: A Lady Dunbridge Mystery by Shelley Noble Frangipani Tree Mystery by Olvidia Yu The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#47: Springtime, time to refresh or whatever
Katie and Rincey talk about the big college admissions scam (because how could they not?) and provide some creepy book picks for a reader's book club. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, The Huntressby Kate Quinn, and Save Me From Dangerous Menby S.A. Lelchuk. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories to Develop Miss Marple Series From Agatha Christie Novels FX To Turn Don Winslow’s Epic Cartel Drug War Novel Trilogy Into TV Series Russell Hornsby To Headline ‘Lincoln’ NBC Pilot Based On ‘The Bone Collector’ Books Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin among 50 charged in college admissions scam for unworthy kids, prosecutors say Books Mentioned Bad Bloodby John Carreyrou The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastleby Stuart Turton Forty Acresby Dwayne Alexander Smith The Good Houseby Tananarive Due My Sister Rosaby Justine Larbalestier The Trial of Lizzie Bordenby Cara Robertson A Dangerous Collaborationby Deanna Raybourn House on Fireby Bonnie Kistler The Plottersby Un-Su Kim Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escapeby Jenna Miscavige Hill See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#46: In Like a Lion, Out Like Another Lion
Katie and Rincey talk about the history of mysteries and thrillers and espionage novels. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, What We Buriedby Kate A. Boorman, A Justified Murderby Jude Deveraux Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Mila Kunis Snaps Up TV Rights to Journalist Andrea Bartz's New Thriller, The Lost Night Men and Women - Thrillers and Mysteries Vanity Fair’s Gwyneth Hughes is writing a new drama about Jack the Ripper’s victims Martin Scorsese & Leonardo DiCaprio Developing ‘The Devil in the White City’ At Hulu With Paramount TV Books Mentioned An American Spyby Lauren Wilkinson Liar’s Candleby August Thomas Hunting Gameby Helene Tursten Smoke and Ashesby Abir Mukherjee A Question of Holmesby Brittany Cavallaro The Devil Aspectby Craig Russell Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller We Have Always Lived in the Castleby Shirley Jackson The Descentby Tim Johnston The Perfect Nannyby Leila Slimani Baby Teethby Zoje Stage See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#45: Multiple Pairs of Banana Pants
Katie and Rincey talk adaptations coming of Karin Slaughter and Bill Clinton's books, and the ridiculous story about Dan Mallory a.k.a. AJ Finn. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Never Let Goby Elizabeth Goddard and Revell Books, and Bookclubbish. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspectsnewsletter! Show Notes Christopher McQuarrie is bringing Bill Clinton's ridiculous mystery novel to Showtime ‘Pieces Of Her’: Netflix Orders Novel-Based Series From Lesli Linka Glatter, Charlotte Stoudt & Bruna Papandrea Hulu's The Act shares trailer for its Mommy Dead And Dearest adaptation Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom Murdered A Suspense Novelist’s Trail of Deceptions Can we still enjoy The Woman in the Window? What will happen to Dan Mallory? Books Mentioned Felicity Carrol and the Perilous Pursuitby Patricia Marcantonio The Black Coatsby Colleen Oakes Good Kids, Bad City: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in Americaby Kyle Swenson The Birds That Stayby Ann Lambert A Deadly Divide by Ausma Zehanat Khan The Reckoningby Yrsa Sigurdardottir Liar’s Candleby August Thomas Bitter Orangeby Claire Fuller Force of Natureby Jane Harper American Spyby Lauren Wilkinson We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson; The Descentby Tim Johnston See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#44: Everyone Needs an Intervention
Katie and Rincey talk about the Agatha awards and Edgar Award nominees, more adaptation news and some mysteries written by Black authors. This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, Bookclubbish, Fate: An Uncle Chow Tung Novelby Ian Hamilton To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes The Agatha Award nominees The Edgar Award nominees Netflix Begs People to Stop Calling Serial Killer Ted Bundy ‘Hot’ ‘Dare Me’ Gets USA Series Order With Netflix Coming In As International Distributor Books Mentioned A Dark & Deadly Deceptionby Eleanor Taylor Bland August Snowby Stephen Mack Jones Death Prefers BlondesbyCaleb Roehrig SpinbyLamar Giles Evil ThingsbyKatja Ivar The Silent PatientbyAlex Michaelides The Hiding PlacebyCJ Tudor The PlottersbyUn-Su Kim Come Find MebyMegan Miranda The Lost ManbyJane Harper Sweet Little Liesby Caz Fear Lethal WhitebyRobert Galbraith Force of NaturebyJane Harper See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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#43: Reading Programs Require Reading
Katie and Rincey talk about mysteries books written by Native and Indigenous authors.  This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, Last Woman Standingby Amy Gentry, As Long As We Both Shall Liveby JoAnn Chaney To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Show Notes Bluebird Bluebird sequel! Sarah Michelle Gellar To Star In ‘Sometimes I Lie’ Limited Series From Ellen DeGeneres & Warner Bros TV 5 books about missing & murdered indigenous women in Canada How Indigenous Writers are Elevating True Crime  Books Mentioned Murder on the Red Riverby Marcie Rendon Girl Gone Missingby Marcie Rendon Deception on All Accountsby Sara Sue Hoklotubbe That Lonely Section of Hell: The Botched Investigation of a Serial Killer Who Almost Got Awayby Lorimer Shenher Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Marriedby Abby Ellin No Exitby Taylor Adams The Nowhere Child by Christian White The Golden Tresses of the Deadby Alan Bradley The Vanishing Stairby Maureen Johnson I’ll Be Gone in the Darkby Michelle McNamara The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastleby Stuart Turton See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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