True Crime

10 Novels Inspired by True Crimes

As true crime stories, documentaries, and podcasts become more mainstream, it only makes sense that it continues to weave its way into fiction as well. Part of what makes true crime so fascinating is the horror and intrigue we feel when trying to wrap our heads around the darkest parts of humanity – and the […]

Six Survival Thrillers That Will Make You Question Your Own Life

Ever since I was young, I have been obsessed with survival thrillers. Whether they’re nonfiction tales rooted in unbelievable yet true, real-life situations or fantastical made-up fictional scenarios, the stakes don’t get any higher in storytelling than life or death adventures. These types of stories never fail to make us ponder our own existence since […]

Chris Pavone Thriller The Paris Diversion Interview

Chris Pavone discusses upcoming thriller: The Paris Diversion

The Strand had a chance to sit down with Chris Pavone to find out the thought process behind his new thriller novel, The Paris Diversion, released on May 7.   When it comes to accolades, Chris Pavone has experienced a variety of riches. From ranking on the New York Times Bestseller list to being honored with an Edgar […]

Abiding Memories of the Long, Dark Road: Top 10 Domestic Thrillers

Abiding Memories of the Long, Dark Road: Top 10 Domestic Thrillers

Celebrate the release of Guilty by Laura Elliot with her some of her favorite psychological thrillers. Get a peek inside Elliot’s memories as she reminisces about a childhood filled with reading and the terror and thrill of the long, dark road.      Childhood memories, by their nature, are fragmented. Flashes of excitement, interludes of boredom, […]

Top 10 Hipster Thrillers for Your List

To celebrate the release of her new novel, Andrea Bartz shares her top 10 hipster thrillers you need to add to your list. In my new novel, The Lost Night, a woman is forced to confront what really happened back in 2009, when she and her postgrad friends turned Brooklyn into a playground—going to wild […]

The Top 10 Tales of Political Intrigue

The Top 10 Tales of Political Intrigue

The Top 10 Tales of Political Intrigue   Readers who enjoy espionage and high-stakes action are likely to be addicts of political intrigue. The machinations of those who desire power are captivating, partly because we all wonder how far we would go if the throne were our only, life-defining goal. The tales of these devious […]