1.49 | Louise Jensen, The Blair Witch, and Gossip Time

This week Lee reviews The Sister by Louise Jensen, Eddie dishes out the goss, and they’re both off to the movies! That’s right, it’s not just books we’ve got our noses in! Nowhere is safe! It’s a trip down memory lane with the long-awaited sequel (ignore the perfectly great other sequel) to The Blair Witch Project!

Did Eddie cry? Did Lee get possessed by a witch? Find out in episode 49!

1.46 | Val McDermid, Christobel Kent, & Weaklings

Lee and Eddie return with a boom (mic!), reviewing Queen of Crime, Val McDermid’s Killing the Shadows and Christobel Kent’s The Loving Husband.

Eddie is very proud to say she can now eat foods other than soup, and Lee wants to know why weak characters get on our nerves so much?

Keep an eye out on Monday when you can get an extra dose of Crime Time!

1.45 | Karin Slaughter, Rose Maddest, & Frankenfiction

After a long week of grappling with technical issues, Lee and Eddie are back, and they’re ready to go! Lee still can’t get over The King, Eddie’s pretty sure she hasn’t misunderstood Karin Slaughter, and get yourself ready, because Eddie is about to drop some high-quality trashy fan-fiction on air.

All this and more in episode 45!

1.44 | Stephen King, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, & Frankenstein Fan Fic

Eddie asks twitter for their book opinions, Lee reviews the great Stephen King once more with Rose Madder, and it is revealed that Eddie may or may not have written some fan fiction at some point maybe. Maybe.

1.42 | Shari Lapena, Hidden Objects, & Likeable Characters

Unable to stop Eddie from talking about computer games Lee is forced to listen to her yapping on about her hidden object finding destiny. Lee talks whodunnit with Shari Lapena’s The Couple Next Door. Don’t worry, despite Eddie’s best attempts at guessing the end, this review is spoiler free!

Lee’s puppy, Duck makes several unscheduled guest appearances in a segment provisionally titled “Look How Professional We Are, Aren’t You Impressed!”

1.41 | Peter May, Fairytales, & Grimm Conclusions

Are Grimm’s fairytales too grim? Is Eddie’s weird attitude now explained by a childhood full of weird folktales? Was Hans Christian Anderson the worst houseguest ever?

This week we delve into to the grimmer side of disney, as well as finally review a book requested by one of our fantastic Patreon supporters with Peter May’s The Firemaker! Will tempers flare, or will our heroes simply fizzle out? The temperature is rising at Crime Time HQ! Will Lee and Eddie stand the heat of this intense novel, or will they get out of the kitchen? Is it out of the frying pan and into the fire? Will Eddie stop making fire puns? Not likely, but find out in this episode of Crime Time!

1.40 | Gone Home, Caroline Mitchell, & Jump Scares

We’re baaaaaaaaaack!

That’s right, Lee and Eddie have returned from the unexpected hiatus last week and are kicking up a storm with Lee’s final thoughts on Caroline Mitchell’s The Silent Twin, Eddie’s absolute love of Gone Home, and a game that Lee accidentally said was named The Brookhaven Experiment but is actually named Outlast. Check it out!

We also discuss jump scares! Are they good or bad? Eddie thinks they’re cheap, but Lee says, why pay more?

BOO!

Alright, I guess they don’t work in text!


BOO!!

1.39 | The Conjuring 2, Ludlum, and IT

What makes horror scary? What makes mystery mysterious? What makes clowns so terrifying?

It’s clowns. Clowns make clowns terrifying.

Lee and Eddie search for the answers to these compelling questions as well as trying to figure out how long you need to give a book before you finally admit defeat? Eddie wants to know if 15 years is too long.