Acts of Violence, and more…

On the Radar — It might seem strange that publishing should have lean times and fat times, but February is certainly when the first shoots…

  • 1

The Woman in Blue, and more…

On the Radar — Here are this week’s new releases, starting with the latest from Elly Griffiths. We’ve also got one for fans of Ann…

  • 0

Peter James wins CWA Diamond Dagger 2016

Congratulations go out to Brighton author Peter James, who has bagged the prestigious Diamond Dagger from the UK’s Crime Writers’ Association for 2016. The award…

  • 0

Triple homicide

On the Radar — Three is the magic number and we start with a book written by James Lee Burke’s daughter, a successful crime novelist…

  • 0

Witness protection?

On the Radar — A true mixture this week with forensics, secret government agencies, crimes out in the American wilderness, and a strange esoteric mystery…

  • 0

May in January…

On the Radar — With such strange global weather patterns, the UK has had July temperatures in December, and now it looks like we might be…

  • 0

First look: A Fever of the Blood

Look what’s arrived, all wrapped up, but not exactly for Christmas. It’s got some kind of Victorian flyer with it, and a mysterious black feather.…

  • 0

A sexy classic for Christmas?

On the Radar — “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…” Yes, it’s…

  • 0

The Billionaire returns

On the Radar — It’s a feature of fame that once an artist makes the big time, there is also an appetite for their earlier…

  • 0

It came all wrapped in black…

It’s a busy time for postmen. In addition to the usual weighty padded envelopes sent to us by publishers, at this time of year presents and Christmas…

  • 1

Follow the hashtag killer…

On the Radar — Social media noir. Is that a thing? We’re seeing more and more novels playing on theme of digital death dealers and…

  • 0

First look: Bred to Kill

Damn. Just look! I’ve gone and got another bloody handprint on a brand new book that’s arrived here at Crime Fiction Lover HQ. Oh, wait,…

  • 0