The Resistance Man

Few mystery novels feature as enticing a venue as Périgord, the scene of Martin Walker's popular series about French flic Bruno Courrèges.  In his sixth outing, the police chief must investigate the hidden life of a WWII veteran, and outwit incoming British spies.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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