The Visitors

This debut novel is anything but run of the mill. Set on the fictional Scottish isle of Bancree, The Visitors is a heady mix of…

Crossing the Line

Written by Frédérique Molay, translated by Anne Trager — If your tastes tend towards the gory and you enjoy your crime set in a foreign clime,…

The Gods of Guilt

Written by Michael Connelly — Mickey Haller, the Lincoln Lawyer, gets a call. He’s been offered a case – defend a murder suspect who claims to…

Broadchurch

Written by Erin Kelly and Chris Chibnall — In March 2013, nine million of us became hooked on Broadchurch, a multi-award winning and groundbreaking ITV…

The Weight of Blood

Written by Laura McHugh — Tragedy seems to follow at Lucy Dane’s heels. When she was a little girl Lucy’s beautiful young mother, Lila, vanished after…

The Visitors

Written by Simon Sylvester — Prepare to be haunted, entranced and intrigued by a debut novel that is anything but run of the mill. Set…

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 Human Flies

Written by Hans Olav Lahlum — When you pick up this Norwegian crime novel, don’t expect something out of the Nordic noir tradition. Instead prepare…

Midnight Crossroad

Written by Charlaine Harris — Charlaine Harris is known as the writer of the Southern Vampire Mysteries which is the basis of the popular TV…

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…

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…

Interview: Phil Rickman

Phil Rickman is probably best known for his Merrily Watkins series. Set in Herefordshire and the Welsh borders they feature Merrily Watkins, the attractive, widowed…

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The Executioner’s Heart

Written by George Mann — The Executioner’s Heart sees George Mann return to the Victorian London he so ably depicted in The Affinity Bridge, The…

Joyland

Written by Stephen King — When Charles Ardai and Max Allan Collins started up Hard Case Crime with the intention of reviving the paperback original…

In the Darkness

Written by Karin Fossum — The English translation of In the Darkness has been highly anticipated by those following the popular Inspector Sejer series, created…