Depeschen mit dem Leitwort The Kings of Cool

The eight names on the longlist for the CWA 2013 Gold Dagger were announced on July 15th. More about the nominated books you will find at The Crime Writer’s Association.

»In Southern California, you see this richness everywhere: the good life, the beautiful people; all that stuff,« he says. »But then you also know that, if you look deeper, something ugly is going on behind the scenes.«

Don Winslow

Guy Adams spends a day with Don Winslow (The Kings of Cool). His portrait at

  • The Cocktail Waitress by James M. Cain
  • The Kings of Cool by Don Winslow
  • Rush of Blood by Mark Billingham
  • The Girl on the Stairs by Louise Welsh
  • Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen

Julia Handford with new books for your shelf, including a lost novel by James M. Cain. Her short reviews at