One for sorrow

On the Radar — When Magpie Murders landed at CFL HQ the other day, people couldn’t keep their hands off it. The book has a…

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CIS: My classics by Rosie Claverton

The Cardiff-based novelist and screen writer Rosie Claverton is more than happy being a modern crime author. Her books include Code Runner, Binary Witness and Captcha Thief,…

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Iceland Noir – programme highlights!

On 17 November, the third Iceland Noir crime fiction convention kicks off in Reykjavik and the event’s full programme of panels, talks and tours has…

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CIS: The Methods of Sergeant Cluff

Written by Gil North — This year The British Library is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the birth of the writer Gil North. This was…

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Interview: Warren Adler

Best known as the author who wrote The War of the Roses – adapted for film starring Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner –…

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The Devil’s Work

Written by Mark Edwards — There are some real benefits to working from home. You can take as many coffee breaks as you like and could even…

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While the Emperor Slept

Written by BR Stateham — While the Emperor Slept is something of a departure from the norm for BR Stateham. The writer is more commonly known…

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CIS: Georges Simenon’s Dirty Snow revisited

If you’ve read Georges Simenon’s classic of existential noir Dirty Snow you will probably believe there was mutual influence between Simenon and his contemporary Albert Camus. Dirty…

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Gift giver, serial killer

On the Radar — It’s a bit like rhyming slang, isn’t it? Our lead book features a serial killer who leaves candles and roses around…

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CIS: The White Cottage Mystery

Written by Margery Allingham — The best thing about CrimeFictionLover’s Classics in September is that it encourages readers to step out of their comfort zones…

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Secrets in the Stones

Written by Tessa Harris — This is the sixth book in journalist-turned-novelist Tessa Harris’ engaging mystery series set in Oxfordshire in the 1780s. Dr Thomas…

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