At Death’s Window

Written by Jim Kelly — Conflicts between criminals tend to be called ‘wars’. Thus we have turf wars, drug wars, and even scraps between rival…

A Madras Miasma

Set in the eponymous Indian city just after World War I, the green shoots of India’s desire for independence are pushing through. Superintendent Christian Le…

A Madras Miasma

Written by Brian Stoddart — The setting is 1920, in the teeming city of Madras (present day Chennai) on the south eastern coast of India.…

The Edge of Sanity

Written by Sheryl Browne — Just outside Worcester, in the relative peace of rural England, Daniel Conner owns a canal boatyard. Or rather he did.…

Necropolis

If you are amused by cruel humour, then a word to the wise – don’t read this book on the bus or the train, as…

Blood Whispers

Written by John Gordon Sinclair — Following his blistering crime debut Seventy Times Seven, actor John Gordon Sinclair returns to the crime fiction scene with…

Game for Five

Written by Marco Malvaldi, translated by Howard Curtis — Game For Five is the first instalment in the Bar Lume series, which are bestsellers in…

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Sorrow Bound

We interviewed former journalist David Mark after his previous novel Original Skin won universal praise in crime fiction circles. The intriguingly named lynchpins of that…

Hustle

Hotel, motel, car seat – Donny and Big Rich don’t really mind as long as their tricks pay up and they can get their hands…

Beams Falling

PM Newton’s Beams Falling features Sydney detective Nhu ‘Ned’ Kelly who, because of her Vietnamese background, is given responsibility for cleaning up clean up Cabramatta,…

Necropolis

Written by Guy Portman — Dyson Devereux is Head of Burials and Cemeteries for the local council of a fictional town in Essex, England. He…

Hustle

Written by Tom Pitts — Donny and Big Rich are male prostitutes in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. Their lives revolve around getting high. Heroin is…

The Son

Written by Jo Nesbo — Best known for his Harry Hole series, Jo Nesbo is Scandinavia’s pre-eminent crime author at the moment and the last…

Beams Falling

Written by PM Newton — Beams Falling easily could be labeled a police procedural. It’s an easy mistake to make considering the author spent 13…

The Norway Room

Written by Mick Scully — Over the last few decades, we’ve had superior gangland crime novels set in London (Layer Cake by JJ Connolly, Jake…

Sorrow Bound

Written by David Mark — There are books that make you want to race to the finish. And occasionally they leave you feeling a bit…

Closure

Written by Larry Quartley — Stella Kerr is raped and murdered in her London flat and her boyfriend Steve Lamb is arrested, accused of the…