Depeschen mit dem Leitwort Robert Crais

  • Standing In Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin
  • Suspect by Robert Crais
  • The Riptide Ultra-Glide by Tim Dorsey
  • The Beggar King by Oliver Pötzsch

Marilyn Stasio about four new crime novels. Her reviews at The New York Times.

  • Return of the Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
  • Books to Die For: The World’s Greatest Mystery Writers on the World’s Greatest Mystery Novels edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke
  • Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life by Howard W. French (Photographer)
  • Venetian Curiosities by Donna Leon
  • The Grand Tour: Around the World With the Queen of Mystery edited by Mathew Prichard
  • The Best American Mystery Stories 2012 edited by Robert Crais and Otto Penzler

Tom Nolan recommends mystery books for the holiday season. His recommendations at

»Dozens of writers have since worked the vein that Chandler uncovered. One of the most successful is Robert Crais, the author of 18 novels, most recently Taken, a particularly impressive example of his work.«

Robert Fulford

Robert Fulford about Robert Crais and his new novel Taken. His review at