The Twenty-Year Death

The rebirth of prestige imprint Hard Case Crime seems to have inspired its founder, Charles Ardai, to offer bolder original novels than ever before, some for the first time in hardcover. Ariel S. Winter's debut is one such. The narrative comes in three parts, each paying homage to a different classic crime novelist.

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.

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