Taser-Burned Badass

Written by John Bobo — The McCutchins are bad – seven brothers, abandoned by their fathers and getting precious little assistance from their alcoholic mother. From a…

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Behind Her Eyes

Written by Sarah Pinborough — When a review book arrives with a snazzy silk eye mask, you can infer you’re in for some sleepless nights…

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Watch Her Disappear

Written by Eva Dolan — When we reviewed our former contributor Eva Dolan’s first novel, Long Way Home, in 2014, she was the new voice in…

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The Girl Before

Written by JP Delaney — The classic novel 1984 was published 68 years ago and I wonder what George Orwell would make of today’s society, with CCTV,…

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The River at Night

Written by Erica Ferencik — The buzz for this thriller started last year, when an advance proof arrived in a waterproof pouch with a little torch,…

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The Idol of Mombasa

Written By Annamaria Altieri — Set in 1912 in the British Protectorate of East Africa (now Kenya), The Idol of Mombasa is Alfieri’s second novel featuring Justin and…

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Jericho Road

Written by Douglas Watkinson — Nathan Hawk. The name conjures up a superhero or a big, bruising, bad guy, doesn’t it? Sorry to disappoint –…

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Deep Down Dead

Written by Steph Broadribb — The action thriller never seems to go out of fashion, and fans of writers like Lee Child and David Baldacci…

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Sirens

Written by Joseph Knox — Disgraced Detective Constable Aidan Waits has been caught stealing drugs and publicly humiliated. His boss, Superintendent Parrs, is an uncompromising Scot…

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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…

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In Sunlight or In Shadow

Edited by Lawrence Block — What an interesting concept for a crime short story anthology. In Sunlight or In Shadows includes 17 tales, each by a…

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The Watcher

Written by Ross Armstrong — Hitchcock looms large over this debut novel. A striking cover evokes The Birds and the initial premise is a post-modern twist…

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The Iron Water

Written by Chris Nickson — The author Chris Nickson has made his name synonymous with the city of Leeds, and has set various novels and…

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What Remains of Me

Written by Alison Gaylin, narrated by Ann Marie Lee – If, as the Bible says, the sins of the fathers will be visited on their…

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Strange Gods

Written by Annamaria Alfieri– Strange Gods opens in 1911 in Kenya – the British East Africa colony and we meet 20-year-old Vera McIntosh. Vera has grown up…

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