Dark Asylum

Written by ES Thomson — Angel Meadow Asylum is a grim place even by the standards of 1851 London. Jem Flockhart is on the scene when…

The Long Drop

Written by Denise Mina — In The Long Drop, Denise Mina takes a break from the fine Alex Morrow series to serve up a novel loosely based on…

Frailty

Written by Betsy Reavley — Eight-year-old Hope is missing from a sleepy English village. It is every parent’s nightmare. The world keeps turning but Hope’s family…

Corpus

Written by Rory Clements — It is 1936 Berlin and Nancy Hereward is a privileged young woman with left wing ideals who is dodging Nazis to…

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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…

The Watcher

Written by Ross Armstrong — Hitchcock looms large over this debut novel. A striking cover evokes The Birds and the initial premise is a post-modern twist…

NTN: Dead Lemons

Written by Finn Bell — There’s only one slightly confusing thing about this self-published novel by Finn Bell. This is that the author has given his…

Gallows Drop

Written by Mari Hannah — It is the morning after a local country show in rural Northumbria and the story opens on the grim scene of…