Feb 1, 2013 — Robert Crais' Suspect pairs a grieving cop with a traumatized dog. It debuts at No. 7.
Dec 26, 2012 — The Law & Order creator's detective fiction debut is set in New York after the killing of Osama bin Laden. Although The Intercept borrows stylistically from Wolf's television background, he says novel writing allows him "to tell bigger stories on a bigger canvas."
Dec 19, 2012 — Femmes fatales and their crafty female creators dominate this year's mystery and thriller picks. Critic Maureen Corrigan wonders whether it takes a woman to capture the evil that can hide behind a lip-glossed smile and pair of shining eyes.
Dec 14, 2012 — At No. 8, Michael Connelly's The Black Box links a recent crime to an unsolved 1992 murder.
Oct 12, 2012 — In Jo Nesbo's Phantom, Harry Hole investigates Oslo's most virulent street drug. It debuts at No. 6.
Aug 31, 2012 — Jussi Adler-Olsen's The Keeper of Lost Causes, a mystery featuring Carl Morck, debuts at No. 12.
Aug 20, 2012 — From murder in the Venice canals to human trafficking in the desert, Los Angeles serves as the perfect setting for Robert Crais' noir novels, starring Elvis Cole and Joe Pike, two PIs who are desperately seeking normal — both for their clients and themselves.
Aug 6, 2012 — Working closely with a former detective, James still goes out with Brighton police to gather material for his work about an English city with a rich criminal history.
Aug 3, 2012 — A Dublin detective investigates a triple murder in Tana French's Broken Harbor, which debuts at No. 2.
Aug 3, 2012 — Days Of Destruction, Days Of Revolt is a scathing portrait of American poverty. It debuts at No. 4.