Only One Life

“Louise Rick is back and she finds herself on temporary reassignment to the Unit One Mobile Task Force. When a fisherman discovers the body of…

Harry Hole is not dead!

Were you left confused and befuddled by the ending of Phantom, the latest Harry Hole novel by Jo Nesbo? It ends rather ambiguously, with more…

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Killing Daniel

Written by Sarah Dobbs — This book starts off with a bang – one of the most gripping opening chapters I’ve read in a while.…

Killer Move

Written by Michael Marshall — This is the latest offering from the British-born author whose bestselling first novel The Straw Men, published in 2001, took…

The crime fiction time tunnel

On the Radar – With the clocks going back an hour this weekend in the UK, our new books column is going into a time…

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Dinner with Val McDermid

Porcini Restaurant in West Dulwich, London, will be the setting when Val McDermid sits down to dinner with a room full of crime fiction loving…

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Martin Beck on BBC Radio 4

A few days ago we told you about how Modesty Blaise is returning to the airwaves thanks to a BBC serialisation of A Taste For…

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Richmond turns to crime

If you’re a crime fiction lover and live in south west London or can easily get there, it might be worth putting 1 November into…

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Seconds Away

Written by Harlan Coben — I have it on good authority that most of today’s young adult fiction is about vampires, zombies or wizards, or…

Modesty Blaise is back

The 1960s crime-fighting icon Modesty Blaise is making her return as this December BBC Radio 4 will be serialising the Peter O’Donnell novel A Taste…

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The Gingerbread House

Written by Carin Gerhardson — This book is the first in an intended series of crime thrillers set in the Stockholm district of Hammarby. The…

The Daggers 2012

Who would you give a crime writing dagger to this year? Last night Grosvenor House in London hosted a dinner and awards ceremony for The…