A Morbid Habit

Written by Annie Hauxwell — If you had to create a check-list for a spy fiction heroine, then Catherine Berlin would not tick many boxes.…

Interview: Emma Healey

Emma Healey has restored old books and designed and made new books. She’s seen books being printed, sold them in bookshops and issued them in…

The Silkworm

Written by Robert Galbraith — Last summer it was revealed that JK Rowling had a secret identity as crime writer Robert Galbraith, a cunning ruse…

Prime Deception

Written by Carys Jones — Charles Lloyd is very near the pinnacle of British politics. He is the Deputy Prime Minister. He has power, popularity,…

The Farm

Written by Tom Rob Smith — Daniel lives with his partner Mark in London, and while he’s not exactly secure in his career, he is…

Interview: Clare Donoghue

Back in 2011, Clare Donoghue’s manuscript The Watcher was longlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger. It didn’t win but she stuck with it and last…

White Rabbit

Written by KA Laity — Feeling safe and secure in your world of hardboiled noir? Happy and content to read tales of urban murder and…

If I Should Die

Written by Matthew Frank — Joe Stark is a trainee detective constable. Based in Greenwich, he has recently transfered from his Hampshire home. But he’s…

The Murder Bag

Written by Tony Parsons — Crime fiction has become the destination genre of choice for writers who have been successful writing other kinds of fiction.…

Duffy

Written by Dan Kavanagh — You don’t find many crime novels with a blurb – “exciting, funny and refreshingly nasty” – by Martin Amis. That…

Never Look Back

DI Mike Lockyer has an autistic brother. He also has a failed marriage. The wedding ring on a chain round his neck is a constant…

The Bleeding Heart

The latest Bryant & May mystery written by Christopher Fowler brings us yet another excellent read, and a baffling case for the Peculiar Crimes Unit.…

Betrayed

Written by Jacqui Rose — Over the years, the crime fiction genre has been graced by a veritable procession of tough guy crime lords, plucky…

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…

Never Look Back

Written by Clare Donoghue — Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer, working in South East London, has his hands full with a triple murder. A serial killer…