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Written by Lee Child — Jack Reacher, once a major in the US Military Police and now a drifter, is on a bus. That it is not…

False Ransom

Written by Ivan Infante — Mike Chance is what you might call a nasty piece of work. He has made his way from America’s East…

Bite Harder

Written by Anonymous-9 — Dean Drayhart is in prison. He’s a self-confessed serial killer, but with a difference. His wife and child were mowed down in…

Sugar Pop Moon

Written by John Florio — It’s 1930 and Jersey Leo, aka Snowball, is a mixed-race albino working at the Pour House, a speakeasy in Hell’s…

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…

Duffy

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

The Son

Written by Jo Nesbo — Best known for his Harry Hole series, Jo Nesbo is Scandinavia’s pre-eminent crime author at the moment and the last…

The Norway Room

Written by Mick Scully — Over the last few decades, we’ve had superior gangland crime novels set in London (Layer Cake by JJ Connolly, Jake…

Closure

Written by Larry Quartley — Stella Kerr is raped and murdered in her London flat and her boyfriend Steve Lamb is arrested, accused of the…

A Venetian Moon

Written by Bill Rogers — After a career in education, helping improve schools in the Manchester area, Bill Rogers decided to become a crime author.…

Trouble Man

Written by Tom Benn — Last year, Tom Benn’s Chamber Music gained plenty of praise for its gritty portrayal of the Manchester club scene and…

At the End of a Dull Day

In choosing this as her standout book of 2013, Marina Sofia found this, “Darker than dark, with fiercely black humour and a callous attitude towards…

East of Innocence

Written by David Thorne — Daniel Connell used to be a legal hotshot in the City of London, mixing with the headhunted wide boys, and…

Hot in December

Written by Joe R Lansdale — Hot in December is the latest thriller from one of genre fiction’s most prolific and respected writers. Over a…

NTN: Ghostman

Written by Roger Hobbs — There’s a new kid in town, crime fans, and his name is Roger Hobbs. Right out of the gate, his…

Tatiana

Written by Martin Cruz Smith — It’s over 30 years and six books since Arkady Renko first appeared in Gorky Park. In his exquisite first…

Under a Silent Moon

Written by Elizabeth Haynes — After seven years as a police intelligence analyst, Elizabeth Haynes is currently taking a career break. And that’s great news…