The Lazarus Prophecy

Written by FG Cottam — British writer FG Cottam made his debut back in 2007 with his highly successful paranormal thriller, The House of Lost…

A Man’s Head

Written by Georges Simenon, translated by David Coward — Having accrued an incomplete collection of dog-eared, yellowed and slightly foxed editions of Simenon’s Maigret novels…

The Dark Angel

Paris. The present day. A bureau de change is robbed by a quartet of villains from a run down banlieue défavorisée. When the girlfriend of…

Scratch One

Written by Michael Crichton, as John Lange — Late last year, Hard Case Crime reprinted eight crime novels written by Michael Crichton. They were under…

Stone Bruises

Written by Simon Beckett — With a slight hiatus in his writing, it was with some excitement that fans will greet this new standalone from…

The Dark Angel

Written by Dominique Sylvain, translated by Nick Caistor — Opening with a fast paced hold up of a Bureau de Change, the The Dark Angel…

Pietr the Latvian

Written by Georges Simenon, translated by David Bellos — ‘Apparent age 32, height 169 cm…’ Thus begins the first ever Maigret novel by Simenon, published…

The Greenland Breach

Written by Bernard Besson, translated by Julie Rose — You can count on Bernard Besson, former senior chief of staff for the French intelligence services,…

Interview: Bernard Besson

When you read a thriller by Bernard Besson, you can be pretty sure he knows what he is talking about. The author is a former…

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Lies of the Dead

Written by Shauna Bickley — Tom Trethowan is content to lead a quiet life in a sleepy Cornish village. But his peace is shattered when…

The Frozen Dead

Written by Bernard Minier — There is something disquieting about the icy wilderness of the Pyrenees. Diane Berg, a young forensic psychologist, is accustomed to mountains:…

SummerCrime: Holiday reads for 2013

Crime novels, with their abundant local colour and detail, are excellent travel companions. If you’re heading to a popular holiday destination this summer, why not…

The Bleiberg Project

Written by David Khara — You might have heard of The Bleiberg Project already – it’s the debut novel, now translated into English by Le…

Interview: Adrian Magson

Adrian Magson is known for his Gavin and Palmer series of crime novels, all of which have titles starting with the word ‘no’. There’s No…

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Champagne: The Farewell

Written by Janet Hubbard — Max Maguire, a tall, leggy, no-nonsense detective with the NYPD, is the daughter of a philosopher-cop father and a French…