From the Cradle

Written by Louise Voss and Mark Edwards — Family: it’s a six-letter word that covers a whole world of possibilities. If you’re lucky, it means…

Reykjavik Nights

Following the unresolved ending of Strange Shores, the final novel in his Erlendur series, Indridason transports us back in time to the beginning of the…

The Long Way Home

For long-standing fans of Penny’s Armand Gamache series, it will be a relief to know that retirement does not slow down this former Head of…

Factory Town

Written by Jon Bassoff — Author Jon Bassoff is well known on the pulp scene as the founder of indie publisher New Pulp Press, though…

Critical Mass

Written by Sara Paretsky — As all die-hard crime fiction fans know, some of the world’s best-selling authors aren’t happy unless they churn out book…

The Boy That Never Was

Written by Karen Perry — Harry and Robyn are a young Irish couple who, together with their toddler son Dillon, enjoy a perfectly care free life in…

Rose Gold

Written by Walter Mosley — It is the mid 1960s and in Los Angeles black folks have, to a degree, been replaced by young political…

Reykjavik Nights

Written by Arnaldur Indridason — Following the teasing, ambiguous and melancholy end to Strange Shores – which is said to be the final novel in…

The Long Way Home

Written by Louise Penny — Louise Penny has a devoted audience of readers who eagerly await each of her novels featuring Québecois detective Armand Gamache…

First look: Missing by Sam Hawken

Oh, this is nice. Block foil bullets, rosary beads and handguns. A creepy dia de muertos skull configuration. Silhouettes, hearts and spades, illustrative flourishes and…

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Fall From Grace

Written by Tim Weaver — David Raker is a specialist. The former journalist is an expert at finding missing people, particularly when the police have…

Heartman

Written by MP Wright — There is a deep irony from the outset in the setting of this book. We are in the wintry and…

Sleep Tight

Written by Rachel Abbott – Lost something recently? Forever wondering where you left your glasses/car keys/pen/boyfriend? Perhaps the last item in the list might sound…

Gone on Kauai

Written by Bruce W Perry — On the Hawaiian island of Kauai, a beautiful American woman hires a paddle board from a beach outlet and…

Therapy

Written by Sebastian Fitzek, translated by Sally-Ann Spencer — Sebastian Fitzek is going to be the next big name in crime fiction coming out of…

Generation Loss

Our writer Crime Fiction Lover laps up Scandinavian crime novels like there’s no tomorrow, so it’s something of a departure to find his top book…

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…

Interview: Helen FitzGerald

Helen Fitzgerald’s latest novel, The Cry, looks set to be one of 2013’s most talked about psychological thrillers. It’s he story of a young couple…

  • Published in Features

Strange Shores

Written by Arnaldur Indridason, translated by Victoria Cribb — Sad news for fans of Iceland’s Arnaldur Indridason. Strange Shores is the last in the series…

Clean Burn

Written by Karen Sandler — Exhibit A Books has got off to a flying start with a series of almost high-concept adrenaline-packed thrillers which build…