NTN: Riven

Written by AJ McCreanor — Riven is the assured debut of Glaswegian writer AJ McCreanor and the promising beginning of a new procedural series set…

Freight

Written by Ed Kurtz — Freight is the latest in the Single Shot line of noir novellas from Australia’s Crime Factory. Previous entries by Jedidiah…

Moriarty

Written by Anthony Horowitz — Having experienced considerable critical and commercial success with The House of Silk, accomplished author Anthony Horowitz has returned to the…

Factory Town

Written by Jon Bassoff — Author Jon Bassoff is well known on the pulp scene as the founder of indie publisher New Pulp Press, though…

The Iron Sickle

Written by Martin Limon — Martin Limon served his country for 20 years, and over the course of nine novels (including this one) and one…

Ghosts of Manhattan

Written by George Mann — First published by an independent in 2010, Mann’s tribute to the Pulp-era American rogue crime-fighting vigilantes has been revised, expanded…

The Good Life

Written by Frank Wheeler Jr — Earl Haack Jr’s father was a county sheriff in rural Nebraska for 30 years. He was feared and respected…

Damned if You Do

Written by Michael Brandman — The late Robert B Parker will always be remembered for Spenser, the Boston PI who polled at number six in…

The Sandman

Written by Lars Kepler — If your perception of Nordic noir is of troubled detectives who can’t relate to people at work or at home,…

The Mad and the Bad

Written by Jean-Patrick Manchette, translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith — Last month we celebrated Bastille Day with a look at the best French crime fiction. My…

A Beautiful Madness

Written by Lee Thompson — Lee Thompson has previously written horror, but A Beautiful Madness is his first crime book. It has a classic noir…

Interview: Lee Thompson

When A Beautiful Madness is published by DarkFuse on 5 August, readers will be able to discover new voice on the noir and hardboiled scene.…

Forty Acres

Written by Dwayne Alexander Smith — Here is a novel which has attracted attention for its plot twist which turns race relations and America’s colonial…

Sherlock Holmes – Gods of War

Written by James Lovegrove — Last year we reviewed The Stuff of Nightmares, a Holmesian pastiche with science fiction and steampunk elements in which Lovegrove…

A Case of Noir

Written by Paul D Brazill — Collected here are the five short stories Brazill has written about Luke Case, an English freelance journalist working across…

Interview: Ari Marmell

Today we welcome the American author Ari Marmell to the site. The author of Hot Lead, Cold Iron, has a big reputation in horror and…