Off the Record

Crime Fiction Lover’s own Luca Veste – aka Guilty Conscience – has edited a brand new book for charity called Off the Record. Inside you’ll find 38 short stories by crime writers including Neil White,…

NTN: Where the Devil Can’t Go

Writtn by Anya Lipska — Where the Devil Can’t Go parallels the stories of two lead characters. Polish immigrant Janusz Kiszka builder-cum-PI has been a resident of London since the 1980s, long before the more…

NTN: The Office of Lost and Found

Written by Vincent Holland-Keen — Coming in at over 500 pages, The Office of Lost and Found is a novel unlike anything you are likely to read this year. Probably next year as well. It’s staggeringly…

NTN: Women to watch in 2012

If we mentioned the authors Val McDermid, Karin Slaughter and Ellis Peters, you’d probably be able to name several of their books. But here at Crime Fiction Lover, we’re also keen to introduce you to…

The Killing: the book

Have you been watching series two of The Killing on BBC4? Maybe you saw the first Danish series which took place in Copenhagen, or the American adaptation set in Seattle? With a plot revolving around…

Thrillers4U competition

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a sleuth, or a puzzle-solver at least, head over to the website Thrillers4U where they’re holding a wordy competition to win books by a range of authors.…

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NTN: The Woman in Black

Written by Kerry Wilkinson — The Woman in Black is the third, and latest, Jessica Daniel book. It follows Locked In and Vigilante which, until very recently, occupied the top two positions in the Crime,…

Ask the Dice

Written by Ed Lynskey — Ask the Dice feels like a classic hardboiled crime novel. The dialogue, the narration and the characters are all throwbacks to the hallmarks of the genre. However, the story takes…

NTN: Anya Lipska interviewed

New author Anya Lipska is a TV producer and scriptwriter for well-respected documentary series such as the BBC’s Panorama, and Dispatches on Channel 4. Based in London, her first book Where the Devil Can’t Go…

The Chosen

Written by Arlene Hunt — Having written several books set in Ireland, this is the first time Arlene Hunt has located a story in the US, and here she takes on the serial killer sub-genre…

NTN: We interview Chad Rohrbacher

I first noticed Chad Rohrbacher from his story Soliloquy and Whatnot over at Flash Fiction Offensive. It was a marvelous mix of punishing crime fiction and dark humour wrapped up in an easy conversational style.…

Where the Shadows Lie

Written by Michael Ridpath — This is Scandinavian crime fiction with a difference. The author happens to be a Brit, and Where the Shadows Lie is the first in his Fire & Ice series. What…

NTN: Jennifer Hillier talks about Creep

Do you really know the people you’re closest to? It’s a question thriller writers often toy with and it’s one that’s central to Canadian author Jennifer Hillier’s first novel, the suitably titled Creep. In it,…

NTN: London Calling

Written by James Craig — London Calling is journalist James Craig’s debut novel and the first in his series featuring his somewhat cynical fortysomething detective, Inspector John Carlyle. The second book in the series, Never…

Sequence

Written by Adrian Dawson — Having attained huge success with the bestseller Codex, Adrian Dawson is back with a book that is a little difficult to describe. It’s not strictly a crime novel, though it…