They All Fall Down

Written by Tammy Cohen — Hannah is a recent patient in a women’s low security psychiatric facility called The Meadows outside London. Why she’s there…

Fateful Mornings

Written by Tom Bouman — Henry Farrell is the lone policeman who patrols the back roads of Wild Thyme township in rural northeastern Pennsylvania. Mostly…

The Last Meridian

Written by Joe Hefferon — Author Joe Hefferon spent 25 years in law enforcement in gritty Newark, New Jersey. That experience undoubtedly colored his view of…

Jack the Ripper: Case Closed

Written by Gyles Brandreth – The Whitechapel Murders that occurred in London in 1888 have provided seemingly endless inspiration for writerly speculation. Latest in this…

Fierce Kingdom

Written by Gin Phillips — If you want to write a psychological thriller as compelling as this Gin Phillips debut, here’s how. If you’re a…

Dis Mem Ber

Written by Joyce Carol Oates – This collection of mostly longish short stories features Oates’s sly humour and penchant for the off-kilter. There’s something just…

A Necessary Evil

Written by Abir Mukherjee — Reading this fast-paced police procedural is like a trip back in time to the British Raj, mid-1920. Calcutta-based Imperial Police…

Love Me Not

Written by MJ Arlidge – This contemporary thriller set in Southampton pits the local police force against a pair of serial killers. It’s a multiple…

Freefall

Written by Brian Lutterman — Pen Wilkinson has appeared in two previous books in this contemporary amateur sleuth series, and author Brian Lutterman gets points…

The Red Road

Written by Denise Mina, narrated by Cathleen McCarron — Denise Mina has earned her place among Scotland’s most distinguished authors. This award-winning novel about the long,…

Ill Will

Written by Dan Chaon — Past and present crimes haunt the two main protagonists of this beautifully crafted new literary thriller. In the present day,…

Ed’s Dead

Calling a story so filled with delicious mayhem ‘light-hearted’ is deeply counterintuitive, yet Russel D McLean has managed the job, thanks to his blundering protagonist…