NTN: Phil Lecomber interviewed

“The dramatic finale is magnificently melodramatic, and ends the book – an excellent debut – in fine style.” That was our verdict when we recently…

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Mask of the Verdoy

Written by Phil Lecomber — George Harley is a decorated veteran of World War I who worked for British intelligence post 1918. Now he is…

Interview: Steven Saylor

Steven Saylor is the author of the highly successful Roma Sub Rosa series of historical fiction novels set in Republican Rome at the time of…

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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…

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…

Gods of Gold

Written by Chris Nickson — In the Yorkshire city of Leeds, there is a massive gulf between the rich and the poor. It is 1890,…

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.…

Hardcastle’s Quartet

Written by Graham Ison — It’s the summer of 1918 and people are tired of a war which was supposed to over by Christmas four…

The First Horseman

Written by DK Wilson — 19 May, 1536. Tower Green, London. The sizeable crowd of wealthy merchants, noblemen and clergy falls silent. Then something between…

The Eagle Turns

Written by James Green – In my mind there are two types of spies: those who know everything and those who know nothing. Jean-François Mercier in Alan…

The Sun Is God

Written by Adrian McKinty — Adrian McKinty has made his name with three crime trilogies, the latest of which featured Catholic cop Sean Duffy in…

The Baklava Club

Written by Jason Goodwin — The year is 1842 and the location Istanbul, the city that until recently was the heart of the Ottoman Empire.…

Chasing the Game

Written by Paul Gadsby — London. 1966. The capital was preparing itself for the greatest sporting event in England since the Games of the XIVth…

Truth Dare Kill

Written by Gordon Ferris — Over the last five years, Gordon Ferris has established himself as a distinctive Scottish voice in crime fiction. He’s written…