From Grace to darkness

On the Radar — What a line-up we’ve got for you today! From the latest Roy Grace mystery set in Brighton through to Edie Kiglatuk…

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Pelecanos takes us back to DC

On the Radar — The some of the biggest names in crime fiction are back this week with Pelecanos, Rankin, Rose, Patterson, Cruz Smith and…

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Hot weather and hot reads

On the Radar — It’s been a hot week in England, and this summer seems to be as hot as ever in the crime fiction universe.…

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Bad Blood

Written by Arne Dahl — Last summer, Harvill Secker released The Blinded Man, the first in Swedish author Arne Dahl’s Intercrime series which is being translated…

Crime rules in UK libraries

Four of the top five most borrowed books in UK libraries were by crime and thriller authors, according to Public Lending Right, the body that…

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Crime fiction on the big screen

Movies inspired by books are not a new thing. Nor is that feeling of: ‘Meh, the book was better.’ It wasn’t quite a Dragon Tattoo…

Private Games

Written by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan — James Patterson is one of the most popular crime fiction authors, his books selling an estimated 260…

Kill Alex Cross

Written by James Patterson – James Patterson has proved a polarising presence in crime fiction, and in publishing more generally. Patterson is nothing if not…

Libraries: crime most wanted

Public Lending Right – the body that pays royalties for library borrowing to authors – has released its lists of the most borrowed books in…

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9th Judgement

 Written by James Patterson with Maxine Paetro — Ninth in the Women’s Murder Club series, this book is a real page turner with short punchy chapters…