Shake, rattle and kill

On the Radar — Cosy crime fiction, action thrillers, vintage, cold climates, World War II – we’ve got just about every kind of crime book on…

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Watch Her Disappear

Written by Eva Dolan — When we reviewed our former contributor Eva Dolan’s first novel, Long Way Home, in 2014, she was the new voice in…

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The Girl Before

Written by JP Delaney — The classic novel 1984 was published 68 years ago and I wonder what George Orwell would make of today’s society, with CCTV,…

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The River at Night

Written by Erica Ferencik — The buzz for this thriller started last year, when an advance proof arrived in a waterproof pouch with a little torch,…

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Quick Reads brings you crime

Have you discovered Quick Reads? It’s a new brand of books that are just £1 each, and are designed to be easy to read. They’re…

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The Idol of Mombasa

Written By Annamaria Altieri — Set in 1912 in the British Protectorate of East Africa (now Kenya), The Idol of Mombasa is Alfieri’s second novel featuring Justin and…

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New from Iceland: TV crime show Case

UK fans of Nordic noir TV programmes are receiving special treatment from Walter Presents this January. Hot on the heels of the Norwegian crime drama…

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Jericho Road

Written by Douglas Watkinson — Nathan Hawk. The name conjures up a superhero or a big, bruising, bad guy, doesn’t it? Sorry to disappoint –…

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A flying start

On the Radar — 2017 is off to a flying start, and January could see some of the year’s biggest crime releases, with the 26th…

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Deep Down Dead

Written by Steph Broadribb — The action thriller never seems to go out of fashion, and fans of writers like Lee Child and David Baldacci…

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Sirens

Written by Joseph Knox — Disgraced Detective Constable Aidan Waits has been caught stealing drugs and publicly humiliated. His boss, Superintendent Parrs, is an uncompromising Scot…

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RebusFest is coming to Edinburgh

It all started on 19 March 1987. That’s the date Knots and Crosses, the very first Rebus novel, was released. To celebrate 30 years of…

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Up the creek without a pistol

On the Radar — The new year is in full swing and 12 January is a big day for crime fiction releases. Our first news…

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Rupture

Written by Ragnar Jonasson, translated by Quentin Bates — Iceland’s modern answer to Agatha Christie is back in fine fettle, with a tale of two mysteries set in the northernmost…

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Burning Bright

Written by Nick Petrie — Nick Petrie’s debut, The Drifter, was our favourite first novel of 2016. So, 2017 starts with a bang for the…

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