Today begins the much-anticipated roll-out of January Magazine’s multi-part “Best Books of 2013” feature.
First up: our critics picks their five favorite crime-fiction works published over the last 12 months. They have chosen books (sometimes more than once!) by authors as diverse as George Pelecanos, Lachlan Smith, Noah Hawley, Barbara Fradkin, Robert Ryan, Walter Mosley, Lisa Brackman, and Derek B. Miller. Click here to enjoy the complete assortment.
And don’t hesitate to add--in the Comments section at the bottom of that post--some of your own suggestions: What books do you think crime-fiction readers should have enjoyed this year?