Thursday, October 13, 2016

But It’s Not Even Halloween Yet …

While it might seem a tad early in the year to be issuing a Best Crime Novels of 2016 list, The Strand Magazine has done just that. According to posts on Facebook, and confirmed by Strand managing editor Andrew F. Gulli, here are its choices:

1. Every Man a Menace, by Patrick Hoffman (Mysterious Press)
2. The Second Girl, by David Swinson (Mulholland)
3. Dr. Knox, by Peter Spiegelman (Knopf)
4. The Hanged Man, by Gary Inbinder (Pegasus)
5. Rough Trade, by Todd Robinson (Polis)
6. The Invisible Guardian, by Dorores Redondo (Atria)
7. Wilde Lake, by Laura Lippman (Morrow)
8. Die of Shame, by Mark Billingham (Mysterious Press)
9. Missing Pieces, by Heather Gudenkauf (Mira)
10. Friday on My Mind, by Nicci French (Penguin)
11. The One Man, by Andrew Gross (Minotaur)
12. Heart of Stone, by James W. Ziskin (Seventh Street)

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