Otto Penzler

A Sherlock Holmes Novel Without Sherlock

Author Anthony Horowitz's latest novel, Moriarty, puts Holmes's greatest nemesis under the magnifying glass.

Emerald Tiger: The Irish Crime Fiction Explosion

Explore the rainswept streets of Celtic noir with these excellent Irish crime fiction authors.

Wayfaring Stranger: The Thrilling Fiction of James Lee Burke

This Edgar-winning author sets his sights on the American Dream in a powerful new thriller of epic proportions.

What Is Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction?

Here are five ways to know it when you read it.