»I know this for sure: I very much enjoyed reading Hammett Unwritten, and if McAlpine – or whoever – manages to stumble across another manuscript, I’ll grab it.«
Fictional characters and real persons meet in the novel Hammett Unwritten by Owen Fitzstephen. H.J. Kirchhoff reviews the book at The Globe and Mail.
- The Notting Hill Mystery by Charles Warren Adams
- The Female Detective by Andrew Forrester
- The Return of the Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
- Hard Twisted by C. Joseph Greaves
- Gold Digger by Frances Fyfield
- Scratch Deeper by Chris Simms
- Vulture Peak by John Burdett
- Killing the Emperors by Ruth Dudley Edwards
Laura Wilson with a new crime fiction roundup. Her reviews at guardian.co.uk.
- Live By Night by Dennis Lehane
- Creolle Belle by James Lee Burke
- The Cocktail Waitress by James M. Cain
- Gun Games by Faye Kellerman
- Salvation of a Saint by Keigo Higashino
- Return of the Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
An audiobook mystery can be good company on those long trips, Marilyn Stasio says. Her reviews about six new audio mysteries at nytimes.com.