A Madras Miasma

Set in the eponymous Indian city just after World War I, the green shoots of India’s desire for independence are pushing through. Superintendent Christian Le…

A Madras Miasma

Written by Brian Stoddart — The setting is 1920, in the teeming city of Madras (present day Chennai) on the south eastern coast of India.…

Present Darkness

Written by Malla Nunn — Present Darkness is the fourth installment in Malla Nunn’s series of novels starring Detective Sergeant Emmanuel Cooper. The cover –…

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…

Natchez Burning

Written by Greg Iles — Natchez, Mississippi. Just under 16,000 souls. A small town with a big history. It perches on a bluff above the…

No Man’s Nightingale

Written by Ruth Rendell – In 2014 Ruth Rendell will celebrate 50 years as a published author of ingenious procedurals and disquieting psychological crime, and…

Interview: Jay Stringer

Walsall born, Glasgow based, author Jay Stringer has taken a winding route to crime writing via stints as a bookseller, call centre operator and zoo…