Interview: Stav Sherez

Stav Sherez is the author of three subtle and complex crime novels. His latest, A Dark Redemption, explores the repercussions of warfare back in their homeland for London’s Ugandan disapora. It’s an intense read, and…

Strindberg’s Star

Written by Jan Wallentin – Back in October 2010, Swedish journalist turned author Jan Wallentin’s debut novel, Strindbergs stjärna, was released in his native Sweden. Fast forward nearly two years, and the rights to this…

Stephen King comes to crime fiction

Best known for his chilling horror, suspense and fantasy stories like It, The Shining and the Dark Tower series, Stephen King occasionally turns his hand to crime. Next June, will see the release of his…

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Interview: Tom Wood

Tom Wood burst onto to the crime thriller scene in 2011, with the excellent debut novel The Hunter. Now an international hit with German, Polish and American editions of the book available, Tom Wood has…

Black Flowers

Written by Steve Mosby —  The sixth book from Mosby, Black Flowers came out last year and hit the longlist for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year. It’s gained an excellent reputation amongst readers…

One of Us

Written by Iain Rowan — Iain Rowan has earned something of a cult following for his short fiction and after publishing two excellent collections he has finally released a full length novel. One of Us…

Interview: Danny Miller

Danny Miller is the author of the Vince Treadwell novels, which expose the dark heart of the Swinging 60s. The second installment, The Gilded Edge, was released last week and this book continues in the…

The Violin Man’s Legacy

Written by Seumas Gallacher — Jack Calder is an ex-SAS soldier working with former colleagues in ISP, a specialist security firm. He is sent to investigate a diamond heist in Utrecht, but swiftly learns that…

Special Report: CrimeFest 2012

For Crime Fiction Lovers in the UK, the CrimeFest convention held in Bristol is one of the key dates on the crime writing calendar. Authors from around the world headed to the city for this…

Lullaby

Written by Ace Atkins — For fans of hardboiled private eye fiction, Robert B Parker is an iconic name. Parker was a lifelong admirer of hardboiled crime fiction who wrote his PhD dissertation about Hammett, Chandler…

Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch

Written by Nancy Atherton — Aunt Dimity first arrived on our bookshelves nearly 20 years ago with its main protagonist Lori Shepherd and her ghostly sidekick Dimity Westwood – aka Aunt Dimity – embarking on…

Fatal Tango

Written by Wolfram Fleischhauer — Fatal Tango is an unusual kind of thriller: a mix of love story, family drama, travelogue, political thriller and suspense. It opens innocently enough with the story of Giulietta Battin,…

Lady, Go Die! A Mike Hammer Novel

Written by Max Allan Collins and Mickey Spillane — I, the Jury, the first Mike Hammer novel, was published in hardcover in 1947. Initially sales were modest but the paperback edition became an incredible success.…

Euro 2012? Or some new crime books instead?

On the radar — This week’s medley of new and upcoming crime novels features a triple bill of British releases, topped off with a whodunit from Denmark. If you’re looking for an alternative to Euro…

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Blackbirds

Written by Chuck Wendig — One of the great things about crime fiction is how varied it is. Golden age cosies sit alongside modern thrillers. European police procedurals and American private eye novels fight for…

Interview: Will Carver

Will Carver is an author with a unique and subversive style. His debut novel Girl 4 burst onto the scene last year, introducing January David, an enigmatic and haunted detective. Combining elements of crime and…

Mystery in Prior’s Ford

Written By Evelyn Hood — The Scottish village of Prior’s Ford in Dumfries and Galloway has been through quite a lot in recent years. Feuds, scandals, and poison pen letters, but now the angel of…