View Full Version : Favourite crime stories and writers
05-01-2009, 09:40 AM
05-03-2009, 07:55 AM
Thank you for Smoking or The Usual Suspects
AllIn All It's Not So Bad
05-03-2009, 09:17 AM
The Spirit is a pretty good crime story/movie
05-03-2009, 09:43 AM
For lighter stuff, I like the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich, though it does tend to get a bit too "romance-y" at times. I also really enjoyed "The Woods" by Harlan Coben, but I have yet to read anything else he's done...
05-03-2009, 10:01 AM
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Hercule Poirot, from Belgium. Not France, Miss Lemon.
05-03-2009, 02:20 PM
I also like Poirot. And Sherlock Holmes, of course. And lately I've read some books by Lilian Jackson Braun, also very interesting.
05-03-2009, 03:49 PM
Raymond Chandler has always been a favourite of mine. His stories are just brimming with attitude, just like they are supposed to.
05-03-2009, 04:32 PM
I used to appreciate Poirot three or four years ago, but it's all about Sherlock Holmes now.
05-04-2009, 12:58 PM
05-04-2009, 03:01 PM
I've seen The Usual Suspects, it was good, I enjoyed it - haven't read the book as yet.
Yeah both of those are some of the few books which I actually enjoyed the movie. The book of thank you for smoking has a different ending than the movie but they were both good.
05-04-2009, 04:27 PM
I just know Agatha Christie books, so they are my favorites crime story books...
05-04-2009, 09:30 PM
I adore Ed Brubaker's Criminal graphic novel series and its extremely cliche title (you know what it's about before even opening it!).
05-11-2009, 03:30 PM
not sure if its would be considered crime as such but i like stuff by erica spindler!
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