Psycho: Sanitarium

Written by Chet Williamson —Robert Bloch (1917-1994) left a considerable body of work in the fields of crime, horror, and science fiction, but is best…

The Vinyl Detective

Written by Andrew Cartmel — The Vinyl Detective isn’t actually a real detective. He’s just a young, single Londoner whose name is never revealed. A jazz…

Death Zones

Written by Simon Pasternak, translated by Martin Aitken — This bleak novel is set towards the end of World War II, as the Nazi offensive…

The Age of Treachery

Written by Gavin Scott — Historical settings are always popular in crime fiction, and one of the richest in terms of intrigue is the post-World War…

The Passenger

Written by Lisa Lutz — Lisa Lutz is the author of The Spellman Chronicles, a series with six entries so far about the comic adventures…

Murder Never Knocks

Written by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins — As the creator of the iconic PI Mike Hammer, hardboiled author Mickey Spillane needs no introduction.…

The Travelers

Written by Chris Pavone — In an expertly assembled first few chapters, Chris Pavone sets the scene nicely. The Travelers of the title is a magazine,…

Real Tigers

Written by Mick Herron — With Nobody Walks, Mick Herron did something a little different to his previous efforts, though still within the espionage genre,…

Where It Hurts

Written by Reed Farrel Coleman — Coleman’s Moe Prager series of novels brought him considerable critical acclaim. The James Deans alone won the Anthony, Barry, and…

Interview: Reed Farrel Coleman

A poet and a crime author, Reed Farrel Coleman has written more than 15 novels, including the critically-accalimed Moe Prager series about an ex-cop turned private…

Nausea

Written by Ed Kurtz — Although Kurtz had been published previously, 2014 was something of a breakout year for him. His output included two well-received…

Bred to Kill

Written by Frank Thilliez, translated by Mark Polizzotti — Almost a year to the day since the events chronicled in Thilliez’s earlier book Syndrome E, a…

Kill Me Quick!

Written by Paul D Brazill — Number 13 Press was one of the freshest things to hit the UK crime fiction scene last year. It…

Forty Thieves

Written by Thomas Perry — Thomas Perry is an American thriller writer famous for his 1982 debut, The Butcher’s Boy, which we wrote about here in our…