Cross Purpose

Written by Claire MacLeary — You may think you know all there is to know about Tartan noir, but there is still tremendous appetite for…

Blackout

Written by Marc Elsberg — In this cyber thriller, Austrian author Marc Elsberg takes us into a nightmarish world of power cuts on a massive scale.…

The Breakdown

Written by BA Paris — Readers just can’t seem to get enough of psychological thrillers with unreliable narrators. In her second novel, BA Paris sticks to…

Stasi Wolf

Written by David Young — David Young’s novel Stasi Child was a memorable debut and a breath of fresh air in crime fiction. It focused on East…

Kill the Next One

Written by Federico Axat, translated by David Frye — If you’re looking for a psychological thriller which is heavy on the psychological and somewhat lighter on the thriller…

Rupture

Written by Ragnar Jonasson, translated by Quentin Bates — Iceland’s modern answer to Agatha Christie is back in fine fettle, with a tale of two mysteries set in the northernmost…

NTN: Five women to watch 2017

One thing readers and critics alike agree on: women are leading the way at the moment in crime fiction. Just look at the worldwide success of authors…

NTN: Dark Fragments

Written by Rob Sinclair — You’ll have noticed that one of our New Talent November sponsors is Bloodhound Books, a publisher specialising in tracking down new…

CIS: The lasting legacy of The Moonstone

Although its claim to be as the first detective story in the English language is often disputed by Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue (published more than 25 years earlier),…

A Death in the Family

Written by Michael Stanley — Talk about explosive beginnings! This time it gets very personal indeed. Assistant Superintendent David Bengu in Botswana – aka Kubu, meaning…