Exquisite

Written by Sarah Stovell — It takes quite some nerve to combine the title ‘Exquisite’ with the sensuous cover art of this book. Yet the picture…

Crimes of Winter

Written by Philippe Georget, translated by Steven Rendall — We have encountered Inspector Gilles Sebag before on Crime Fiction Lover. He lives in Perpignan, on the…

Spider

Written by Leah Devlin — American cosies have a reputation for keen observation of small-town residents and local atmosphere, and this story, set in the…

A Talent for Murder

Written by Andrew Wilson — It will soon be 100 years since Agatha Christie wrote her first crime novel, and her popularity remains undiminished around the…

The Quiet Man

Written by James Carol — Every so often, book critics bemoan the ongoing interest in serial killer novels. Well, there seems no end to the public fascination…

The Night Visitor

Written by Lucy Atkins — How far would you go to protect your reputation? In the academic world, where issues of plagiarism or biased research methods…

Exposure

Written by Aga Lesiewicz — Vast in size, with a huge population and grubby streets side-by-side with Georgian mansions, London is an ideal venue for all…

Faithless

Written by Kjell Ola Dahl, translated by Don Bartlett — Despite the unabated passion for Scandinavian crime fiction, Norwegian author Kjell Ola Dahl is not…

The Third Nero

Written by Lindsey Davis — Historical novelist Lindsey Davis is best known for her series set in Ancient Rome, featuring Marcus Didius Falco. A few…

Treacherous Strand

Written by Andrea Carter — Despite the moody cover art and threatening title, this novel falls squarely in cosy crime territory, although with a grittier edge…

Deadly Game

Written by Matt Johnson — If you like your crime fiction to be full of thrills and conspiracies, with more than a dash of authentic…

Anglesey Blue

Written by Dylan H Jones — Anglesey in North Wales may sound like an idyllic destination, but make no mistake. Anglesey Blue is not a cosy…

City of Drowned Souls

Written by Chris Lloyd — Many readers enjoy crime fiction which allows them to travel to exotic locations or see even well-known countries like Spain…

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.…