Crime novellas with Bookxy

Independent publisher Starrk Raving Group is set to launch a new app giving readers access to previously unpublished novellas by a range of authors writing in crime fiction, sci-fi, horror and more. Bookxy will be…

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First look: The Craftsman for iPad

Mystery and thriller apps are getting more and more sophisticated. We’ve seen a couple of good ones lately, and the latest to bash through that barrier between reading words and playing an interactive game is…

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Interview: Simon Flesser and Jonas Tarestad

Simogo is an app design company based in Malmö, Sweden. It was set up in 2010 by programmer Magnus ‘Gordon’ Gardebäck and creative Simon Flesser. Two weeks ago, the company released an intriguing mystery app…

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Device 6

Written by Simon Flesser and Magnus ‘Gordon’ Gardebäck — If the legendary designer Saul Bass had created mystery games for the iPad, they’d probably have come out a little bit like Device 6. And while…

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The Thirty-Nine Steps interactive

Digital books. Yes they’re inexpensive and they save trees, but when you’re reading one on an iPad or Android tablet, you’re only using a fraction of the computing power available. The Story Mechanics – in…

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Get £30 off Kindle Fire

If you’ve been thinking about getting a tablet device or a Kindle, for your crime fiction enjoyment, Amazon has a little offer going on at the moment that you might be interested in. The online…

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Rebus: saint or sinner?

Earlier this month the paperback version of Ian Rankin’s Standing in Another Man’s Grave came out and it saw the return of one of Scotland’s most famous crime fiction detectives: John Rebus. His creator had…

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Five of the best: crime and mystery game apps

Reading crime books is what we’re passionate about here at Crime Fiction Lover. But if, like us, you enjoy your crime on an iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet, or even on a Kindle Fire,…

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Caffeine Nights iPad app

If you’re a crime fiction lover with an iPad or an iPad Mini, a new app has been released just for you by independent publisher Caffeine Nights. With the motto ‘Fiction aimed at the heart…

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JukePop: serial crime on the comeback?

Charles Dickens and other Victorian authors were quite used to the idea of serialising their books. In fact, it’s said they’d be waiting on the pier in New York for new chapters by Dickens to…

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Crime fiction on Android tablets

For those technophobes out there, Android tablets are nothing like Aspirin and don’t really involve robots either. Android’s the mobile operating system that many cell phones use these days, and just like Apple’s iOS has…

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New Amazon Kindle Tablet

Technology websites this week have been heralding news on the forthcoming Kindle Tablet from Amazon, rumoured to be released in November. The reports hint at a totally new device, to be sold alongside Amazon’s existing…

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Kindle Cloud Reader – upon closer inspection

As we reported during the week, Amazon has released a new app called the Kindle Cloud Reader, which works across a range of devices. It brings you Kindle on the iPad, or an Android tablet.…

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Kindle Cloud Reader – buy once, read everywhere

Amazon has announced an exciting new development for eRreader fans with the introduction of its Kindle Cloud Reader. The new technology enables eReader lovers to access their entire library from any device, anywhere in the…

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In the footsteps of Wallander App

Ever fancied following in the footsteps of Sweden’s finest detective, Kurt Wallander? Well now you can, thanks to a new iPhone and Andriod app from the detective’s creator Henning Mankell. The free app called, rather…

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