Target Churchill

Written by Warren Adler and James C Humes, narrated by Nick Howden-Steenstra — Warren Adler is perhaps best known for his screenplay for The War of…

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Hard Case Crime gets graphic

Look out Marvel, look out DC, look out Image Comics! America’s leading publisher of pulp novels, Hard Case Crime, has turned its eyes towards the comic…

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Stop Press Murder

Written by Peter Bartram — Back in October last year we reviewed Peter Bartram’s debut novel, Headline Murder. He’s also the author of 21 non-fiction…

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Cold case defrosted

On the Radar — This week’s new books take us on a journey from chilling Derbyshire where Sarah Ward has another cold case for us,…

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Before the Fall

Written by Noah Hawley — American author Noah Hawley is a proven storyteller. His television series Fargo has made our top five shows in both…

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Out of Bounds

Written by Val McDermid — Chain-reading crime fiction is a seriously satisfying hobby, but not the most sociable if we’re honest. It’s all very well…

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Rise the Dark

Written by Michael Koryta – With last year’s novel, Last Words, Koryta introduced us to his new series character Mark Novak, an investigator for a…

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First look: The Ice Beneath Her

Camilla Grebe’s debut solo crime novel comes with a guarantee. Yes, it says here on this sticker that it’ll keep you up all night. The Ice…

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Nothing Short of Dying

Written by Erik Storey — Do you have a ritual when preparing to read a new book? I admire the cover, make sure I have…

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First look: New Chinese crime fiction

It’s been an exciting summer for virtual travel through the medium of crime fiction. We’ve been all over the States, to France and Poland, and…

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The sexologist crime author

On the Radar — What? A sexologist who is also a crime author? Or, in this case was a crime author? Well, yes it’s true.…

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You Will Know Me

Written by Megan Abbott, narrated by Lauren Fortgang – Known for her hardboiled and noir stories, Megan Abbott’s latest novel – reviewed here as an…

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Rage

Written by Zygmunt Miloszewski, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones — East European characters are plentiful in Western crime novels – usually as villains – and it is past the…

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One Green Bottle

Written by Curtis Bausse — One Green Bottle is Curtis Bausse’s debut novel and came out last year. He is a British born writer who has lived…

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Interview: Tami Hoag

Tami Hoag is the best-selling American author of a number of mystery/thriller series. Her recent novel The Bitter Season is the sixth featuring Minneapolis police detectives…

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