100 Best Crime Fiction Blogs and Websites
Crime Fiction Blogs
Here are 100 Best Crime Fiction Blogs you should follow in 2023
1. Criminal Element - Original crime stories, exclusive excerpts, blog posts, giveaways
New York, US
Criminal Element is a community website featuring daily content for fans of the crime and mystery genres in all of their forms. The site features original short stories and excerpts from upcoming crime and mystery novels along with daily blog articles.
9.9K⋅ 12.8K ⋅2 posts / week Get Email Contact
2. Crime Fiction Lover - The site for die hard crime & thriller fans
Book reviews, features, author interviews, news and more! Whether you love psychological thrillers, pulp, cosy mysteries or Nordic noir, Crime Fiction Lover has something for you...
Also in Novel Blogs, Fiction Blogs
12.1K⋅ 25.9K ⋅5 posts / week Get Email Contact
3. Crime Reads
CrimeReads is a culture website for people who believe suspense is the essence of storytelling, questions are as important as answers, and nothing beats the thrill of a good book. It's a single, trusted source where readers can find the best writing from the worlds of crime, mystery, and thrillers.
35.7K⋅ 29.3K⋅ 737 ⋅18 posts / week Get Email Contact
4. Crime by the Book
New York City, New York, US
Crime by the Book CBTB is a book review blog dedicated to investigation of the crime fiction genre. Crime book reviews and recommendations, covering the newest psychological thrillers, mysteries, Nordic Noir, and more.
Also in Thriller Book Blogs
3.6K⋅ 5.4K⋅ 75.9K ⋅2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
5. The Crime Fiction Writer's Forensics Blog
The Crime Fiction Writer's Forensics Blog is Science of Crime and the Art of Fiction by DP Lyle. He is an Award-winning Author, Lecturer, Story Consultant
1.1K⋅ 158 ⋅1 post / quarter ⋅ May 2009 Get Email Contact
6. True Crime Diva
True Crime Diva is a personal blog that discusses true crime cases. I focus mostly on missing people and unsolved murders and prefer to write about older cases.
88⋅ 2.5K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
7. The Venetian Vase
This site began life as a supporting site for two books: 100 American Crime Writers and 100 British Crime Writers. These books are edited respectively by Steven Powell and Esme Miskimmin and will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in their Crime Files series. The blog is edited and maintained primarily by Steven and Chris Routledge.
Also in UK Crime Blogs
224 ⋅3 posts / month Get Email Contact
8. Crimespree Magazine
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US
Founded in 2004, Crimespree is an award-winning print magazine that covers all aspects of crime fiction, including books, movies, DVDs, comics and more. It features interviews with authors, articles about crime fiction and also articles by authors.
Also in Crime Magazines
6.5K⋅ 9.4K ⋅3 posts / week Get Email Contact
9. Sleuth Sayers
A criminally compelling web site by professional crime writers and crime fighters.
519⋅ 10 ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
10. JOFFE BOOKS | Leading UK publisher of crime fiction, mysteries, thrillers
London, England, UK
Joffe Books an independent UK publisher of high-quality fiction. News from Joffe Books about publishing, books, ebooks, kindle. Crime thrillers, mystery and thriller publisher. Best sellers. Publishers similar to Bookouture.
33.3K⋅ 4.4K⋅ 1.4K ⋅2 posts / month ⋅ Nov 2013 Get Email Contact
11. Do You Write Under Your Own Name?
Martin Edwards' Crime Writing Blog . I've published eighteen crime novels, most recently Gallows Court. I received the Poirot Award for my contribution to the crime genre, and have won the CWA Short Story Dagger and CWA Margery Allingham Prize.
9.9K ⋅3 posts / week Get Email Contact
12. Kittling Books
Phoenix, Arizona, US
Hi! I'm Cathy, and I'm addicted to books (especially crime fiction), laughter, and traveling off the beaten path. In Kittling: Books, I chart my reading, sharing reviews of what I've read, and hoping to encourage others to read the books I've loved. You won't just read favorable reviews here. If I don't like something I've read, I'll say so, and I'll explain why I didn't like it in as kind a manner as I know-how.
452⋅ 1.7K ⋅3 posts / week Get Email Contact
Reviews on Crime fiction, psychological thrillers, action thrillers, horror and murder mysteries.
Also in UK Book Blogs
3.7K⋅ 15.5K ⋅1 post / month ⋅ May 2015 Get Email Contact
14. Shotsmag Confidential
Shotsmag Confidential blog reviews crime and thriller's books, interviews and news about various authors and their books.
5.6K ⋅6 posts / week Get Email Contact
15. The Rap Sheet
The Rap Sheet has earned its reputation as an essential resource for readers seeking information about what's new and interesting in the world of crime fiction. It covers crime, mystery, and thriller fiction both recent and vintage, appearing in all media--print as well as broadcast. Edited and written mostly by J. Kingston Pierce, the site has been nominated twice for Anthony Awards.
678⋅ 1.2K ⋅8 posts / week Get Email Contact
16. In Reference to Murder Blog
A crime fiction blog with news, tips, interviews, book and author profiles, and over 3,000 links chosen with both mystery readers and mystery writers in mind.
Also in Mystery Blogs
3K ⋅6 posts / week Get Email Contact
17. BOLO BOOKS
This blog will focus on books in the mystery and thriller genre. Crime fiction is my passion and I want to share that with you.
Also in Mystery Book Blogs
2.9K ⋅10 posts / month ⋅ Oct 2012 Get Email Contact
18. AustCrimeFiction | Australia & New Zealand Crime Fiction Reviews since 2006
Well it's basically a database of Authors and Books from Australasia (Australia, New Zealand, and nearby areas) AND a blog AND a running commentary (on the rare occasions when I feel brave enough to post an article). It's also the place where I post book reviews. A big percentage of the books I read will be from local authors (books that are covered under Books & Writers here).
Also in Australian Book Blogs
2.2K⋅ 106 ⋅3 posts / month ⋅ Jun 2007 Get Email Contact
19. Raven Crime Reads
I spend all my free time reading and reviewing books across a range of genres preferably crime for many major publishers and online sites. Please have a good wander round the site for reviews and crime news.
13.4K ⋅2 posts / month Get Email Contact
20. The Crime Readers' Association Blog
For all lovers of crime fiction and non-fiction. Books, events, and news from authors of the Crime Writers' Association. The Crime Readers' Association offers a unique perspective on the largest community of crime writers in the world: the Crime Writers' Association.
8K⋅ 19.7K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Feb 2013 Get Email Contact
21. Euro Crime - Reviews and News about British, European and Translated crime fiction, tv and film
Euro Crime reviews the latest books and its other features include a comprehensive bibliography section, a summary of upcoming titles, author websites, details of events, links to newspaper reviews, crime fiction award results and an occasional competition.
1.5K⋅ 2.8K ⋅3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
22. Crime Time - There's always time for Crime.....
Reviews, Features and News about the best crime fiction in the UK and around the world
6.3K ⋅2 posts / month Get Email Contact
23. Chapter In My Life: Scottish Crime Fiction Blogger
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Hi and welcome to Chapter In My Life - my blog about all things books! My name is Sharon. I am a Scottish Blogger with a particular interest and love of Scottish Crime Fiction. I read daily and on average devour 2/3 books per week (more if time permits). In particular I love Crime/thrillers/police procedurals and especially Scottish Crime Fiction
Also in Scotland Book Blogs
1.3K⋅ 7K ⋅2 posts / month ⋅ Feb 2015 Get Email Contact
24. Cath Staincliffe | Crime Author
Manchester, England, UK
Cath is also a scriptwriter, creator of ITV's hit police drama, Blue Murder, starring Caroline Quentin, which has sold worldwide in places as diverse as Fiji, Iceland and Yemen. Cath is writing a series of stand-alone novels where ordinary families find themselves caught up in extraordinary events. Cath is a founder member of Murder Squad, a virtual collective of northern crime writers.
4.8K ⋅2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
25. Hooked From Page One
Essex, Ontario, Canada
I'm Jacob and I have been an avid reader for as long as I can remember. Recently I have discovered a true passion for crime fiction and psychological thrillers. On my blog you'll mainly find reviews for crime and psychological thriller novels. I take part in blog tours and I sometime feature author interviews, guest posts and giveaways.
1.2K⋅ 6.7K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Dec Get Email Contact
26. George Kelley
George Kelley is an expert on crime fiction, and in fact, donated his extensive pulp and paperback fiction collection to the University of Buffalo at the State University of New York.
5 posts / week Get Email Contact
27. Do Some Damage
Do Some Damage is a group of crime writers, each with a different voice and something to say. From grizzled vets to grizzly rooks, they pull back the curtain on the way the industry works.
436 ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ Dec Get Email Contact
28. Crime Files - Uncover the very best in crime and thriller writing
London, England, UK
Crime Files is a reading community bringing together avid crime and thriller fans. We'll be sharing the latest releases from big-name authors and undiscovered talents, bringing you exclusive extracts and videos of new books, getting our authors to share their inspiration for writing, and offering fantastic prizes!
10K⋅ 7.8K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
29. A Crime Readers Blog
This blog started as a challenge to read as many books as I could by authors who were appearing at the Harrogate Crime Writers Festival. Once that was over I realised that I enjoyed writing this blog nearly as much as the actual reading, so have kept it going.
9.9K ⋅2 posts / month Get Email Contact
30. Rowmark | The Pauline Rowson website crime novels, events, news and blog
the official website of international crime author Pauline Rowson. The website for crime author Pauline Rowson featuring her crime novels, thrillers, business books, events, news, book signings and guest appearances.
2.5K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
31. Cross Examining Crime
On this blog, Crossing Examining Crime, I plan to mainly review crime fiction. I also enjoy reading translated crime fiction. I will primarily be reviewing books, but occasionally I will comment on films, TV series and theatre productions. I also write articles for CADs (Crime and Detective Stories) magazine and Mystery Scene Magazine.
1.3K ⋅3 posts / week Get Email Contact
32. COL'S CRIMINAL LIBRARY
Thoughts on books I've read. I have a soft spot for small and indie published crime fiction. Not averse to read self published books either. It's not all about big names and mainstream crime fiction.
2.4K ⋅1 post / day ⋅ May 2012 Get Email Contact
33. Murder is Everywhere
Ten renowned crime writers blog from different corners of the world.
1 post / day ⋅ Jan 2009 Get Email Contact
34. Murder in Common
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All about crime fiction books and authors. Mainly, I feature books by debut and mid-list writers. While not quite reviews, I consider these books to be recommended reading and try to give the flavour of each story.
309⋅ 2.5K⋅ 246 ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact
35. Type M for Murder
Rick Blechta, John Corrigan, Barbara Fradkin, Hannah Dennison, Frankie Bailey, Aline Templeton, Charlotte Hinger, Thomas Rendell Curran, Mario Acevedo and Donis Casey — always ready to Type M for MURDER.
103 ⋅3 posts / week Get Email Contact
36. Promoting Crime Fiction
From an early age I have been a lover of crime fiction. Discovering like minded people at my first crime conference at St Hilda's Oxford in 1997, I was delighted when asked to join a new group for the promotion of female crime writers. In 1998 I took over the running of the group, which I did for the next thirteen years.
545 ⋅6 posts / week Get Email Contact
37. Criminal Minds
Each week the crime fiction authors of Criminal Minds respond to a question about writing, reading, murder and mayhem.
4 posts / week Get Email Contact
38. Crimeworm | My thoughts on books - with an emphasis on crime fiction
I particularly like to support Scottish crime writers, small imprints, and new authors, although I do enjoy high-profile books too. I've got a real buzz about Irish crime fiction there are so many great Irish writers working at the moment!
4⋅ 2.6K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
39. The Invisible Event | Classic detective fiction and locked room mysteries
London, England, UK
I've been reading classic crime fiction since Agatha Christie's The Murder of Roger Ackroyd in 1999 and have finally settled on my niche being the classics of the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s. I'll usually try most things from that era, and will commit to definitely reading something if it features an impossible crime.
606 ⋅3 posts / week Get Email Contact
40. A Crime is Afoot
Welcome to The Game's Afoot, now A Crime is Afoot. My name is Jose Ignacio. In my spare time, I developed a taste for classic and contemporary crime fiction. The purpose of this blog is just to keep track of the books I read.
919 ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
41. Nobody Move!
Albany, New York, US
John DuMond writes true crime and crime fiction. His stories have appeared in the webzines Jake Magazine, Flashing in the Gutters, DZ Allen's Muzzle Flash, Powder Burn Flash, Defenestration, and the ebook anthology Discount Noir.
1K ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ Dec 2004 Get Email Contact
42. Crime Fiction Writer
Hewitt, Texas, US
Michael Bracken, an award-winning writer of fiction, non-fiction, and advertising copy, has received multiple awards for copywriting, two Derringer Awards for short fiction, and the Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer Award for lifetime achievement in short mystery fiction. The author of several books and more than 1,200 short stories, he has edited five crime fiction anthologies and provides editorial services to book and periodical publishers.
1.7K ⋅2 posts / month Get Email Contact
43. Ron Franscell | An American Storyteller
San Antonio, Texas, US
Ron Franscell's books have earned high praise from bestselling authors. His book reviews and essays have been widely published in many of America's biggest and best newspapers, such as the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Denver Post, San Jose Mercury-News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and others.
1.7K⋅ 1K ⋅2 posts / month Get Email Contact
44. Hawley Reviews
'm Alex Hawley, avid reader and fan of crime. I enjoy reading and reviewing books, in particular audio books, as I am dyslexic. My intention with this reviewing blog is to discuss the different world of the audio book and the different approach this may give to the written word.
1.3K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Jul 2016 Get Email Contact
45. Chris Longmuir, Crime Writer
Montrose, Scotland, UK
Crime writer, Dundee Book Prize winner,5 published crime novels, 1 historical saga, and guides on how to self=publish. Techno geek.
1.8K ⋅1 post / month Get Email Contact
46. The Crime Segments
The crime segments is part of my overall online book journal -- it's neither a literary nor expert take on crime fiction/mysteries, but rather a way to keep a record of my reading as I explore different authors, different subgenres and currently works from obscure writers.
2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
47. Beneath the Stains of Time
Welcome to the niche corner, dedicated to the great detective stories of yore and their neo-classical descendants.
1 post / week Get Email Contact
48. Little Big Crimes
Bellingham, Washington, US
Blog on The best mystery story and books I read this week
1 post / week Get Email Contact
49. Indie Crime Scene
A blog for all things mystery, crime fiction, noir, suspense and thrillers.
3 posts / week ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact
50. Vintage Crime - Crime and spy fiction from Poe up to 1950
Vintage Crime community is for discussion of crime novels and detective fiction from the beginning (with Edgar Allan Poe) up to the 1960s.
1 post / month Get Email Contact
51. Crime Thriller Girl
London, England, UK
Crime Thriller Girl leads a double life: I'm a thriller writer, writing as Steph Broadribb and Stephanie Marland and an avid reader of all things crime thriller. My blog is about books and being a writer, and I love to connect with people who share a passion for crime thrillers too.
523⋅ 11.6K ⋅2 posts / year ⋅ Jul 2012 Get Email Contact
52. Crime Writer Sue Coletta - Inside the mind of a crime writer
Member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. I love all things crime, and have always been fascinated by how the criminal mind works. In my books, I offer an honest look behind the crime scene tape. Sometimes it can be frightening; sometimes it can be fascinating. Are you ready to take the ride?
718⋅ 13.3K ⋅1 post / year Get Email Contact
53. Crime ALways Pays by Declan Burke
Author, editor and journalist, although rarely in that order. Irish crime fiction, Irish mystery fiction, Irish thrillers, Irish crime writing.
5K Get Email Contact
54. Detectives Beyond Borders
This blog is a proud winner of the 2009 Spinetingler Award for special services to the industry and its blogkeeper a proud former guest on Wisconsin Public Radio's Here on Earth. In civilian life I'm a copy editor in Philadelphia. When not reading crime fiction, I like to read history. When doing neither, I like to travel.
1.3K ⋅ Sep 2006 Get Email Contact
55. Jane Isaac - UK Crime Fiction Writer, Amazon Bestseller
Northampton, England, UK
Jane Isaac is a crime fiction author from rural Northamptonshire. Her novels include the DI Will Jackman Series and DCI Helen Lavery Series, available on Amazon.
1.3K⋅ 7.5K ⋅2 posts / year Get Email Contact
56. True Crime Reader
True crime book reviews, news and views
4.9K Get Email Contact
57. Crimepieces | Sarah Ward, crime author and reviewer
Derby, England, UK
Sarah Ward, a crime fiction writer, reviewer, blogger and reader. My debut novel, In Bitter Chill, was described by the Daily Mail as a 'tense, well-told story of loss and family secrets'.
1.4K⋅ 5.5K Get Email Contact
58. Crime Scene NI
Northern Ireland, UK
Gerard Brennan's short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies, including The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime. His novella, The Point, was published by Pulp Press in October 2011 and won the 2012 Spinetingler Award.
1.6K Get Email Contact
59. Scandinavian Crime Fiction
Reads and reviews various crime fiction books.
6.2K Get Email Contact
60. Unlawful Acts
Wilmington, Delaware, US
Unlawful Acts is a blog about small press crime fiction. Located in the suburbs of northern Delaware, Unlawful Acts reviews small press crime fiction.
396⋅ 1.7K Get Email Contact
61. Where The Reader Grows
New York, US
Where the Reader Grows is a New York City and book-centric blog sprinkled with life. You will find posts about recipes, my musings, a collective jumble of whatever is on my mind at the time along with discussions on ALL THINGS BOOKS. Mostly these will include crime/psychological thrillers and horror novels, but will include different genres peppered in to keep things spicy.
455⋅ 1.6K⋅ 15.7K ⋅30 posts / year Get Email Contact
62. International Crime Fiction Research Group - Information and news about the activities of the Inter
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Its principal aim is to organise a series of initiatives themed around issues relating to the international genres of crime fiction, in order to establish long-term collaborations with other UK and European scholars and Libraries. It will involve crime authors and series editors, and other stakeholders in the circulation of crime fiction.
201⋅ 1.1K ⋅7 posts / year Get Email Contact
63. TheCrimeHouse - Everything crime fiction
TheCrimeHouse is a website for people who love crime fiction, thrillers and murder mysteries. Here you find reviews, interviews, news, and much more.
98⋅ 275 Get Email Contact
64. Historical True Crime Detective
Historical True Crime Detective, where you will discover forgotten crimes and criminals lost to history. This blog is the official website for true crime writer Jason Lucky Morrow, author of four books including the popular series: Famous Crimes the World Forgot, Volume I and Volume II.
Also in True Crime Blogs
14.4K ⋅1 post / year Get Email Contact
65. Femmes Fatales
Ferociously talented women dedicated to the fine art of crime fiction.
May 2006 Get Email Contact
66. Crime Watch - Investigating crime fiction from a Kiwi perspective
News and Musings on international crime and thriller fiction, with a New Zealand flavour
23 posts / year Get Email Contact
67. Past Offences - Classic crime, thrillers and mystery book reviews
The best mystery and crime fiction (up to 1987): Book and movie reviews
18⋅ 831 Get Email Contact
68. Jim Fisher True Crime
Welcome to the Jim Fisher True Crime blog, a place for people interested in crime, criminal investigation, policing, law, writing, and forensic science.
226 Get Email Contact
69. The Crime Warp - Writers' and Readers' Perspectives | A blog reviewing crime fiction and int
Bradford, England, UK
We are a group of avid crime readers and aspiring crime fiction writers. We met at Harrogate Crime Writers' Festival and decided to work together to share our enthusiasm for the genre in the form of book reviews, author interviews, quizzes & trivia and of course some samples of our own writing.
265⋅ 1.9K Get Email Contact
70. Keeper of Pages
I'm Janel, the author behind Keeper of Pages. I'm crime fiction obsessed, so much so I decided to create this blog to share my love of the genre. I do read outside of the genre occasionally but my heart lies with crime, mystery & thriller novels.
3K Get Email Contact
71. Chrissie Poulson Blog
Writer of the Cassandra James crime novels and short stories, art historian. Before Christine Poulson turned to crime, she was a respectable academic with a PhD in History of Art and had written widely on nineteenth-century art and literature.
1.5K ⋅1 post / quarter ⋅ Oct 2006 Get Email Contact
72. Crime Time by Mathew Paust
Hampton, Virginia, US
Author, reader, editor and blog posts on crime and mystery books.
491 Get Email Contact
73. Unlawful Acts - Small Press Crime Fiction
Wilmington, Delaware, US
Unlawful Acts is a blog about crime fiction books filled with news and reviews. Over at Do Some Damage, Sam Belacqua said that Unlawful Acts is 'helping spread the word about other authors, and I give a shit about that.'
396 Get Email Contact
74. Chillers Killers and Thrillers
London, England, UK
Aspiring Crime/Thriller writer just finished studying MA Crime Thriller Novels at @CityUniLondon / Book Blogger / Bookworm / Biscuit Muncher/ Music Lover
1.8K ⋅ Mar 2016 Get Email Contact
75. International Noir Fiction
International Noir Fiction includes reviews and ideas on crime novels (mostly from outside the U.S.)
Dec Get Email Contact
Crime Fiction Bloggers
|Blogger Name||Blog Link||Total Blog Posts|
|Jacob Collins - Hooked From Page One||hookedfrompageoneblog.wordpress.com||114|
|Jose Ignacio Escribano||jiescribano.wordpress.com||108|
|Karen (Euro Crime)||eurocrime.blogspot.com||67|
Crime Fiction Blog Topics
|Topic||Number of posts|
|TV & Film||85|
|Topic||Past Month Count|