Short wait til The Long Drop

On the Radar — Anyone who read our most wanted books of 2017 feature late last year will know that we’ve been anticipating The Long…

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Write flash fiction for $500 a pop

Chatting. It’s long been an international pastime, even before the phrase, “More tea, vicar?” was invented. With Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, WhatsApp and Kik, chat also…

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Will you answer?

On the Radar — This week’s new releases report begins with a sinister video phone call from a killer who wants to show off their…

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Sherlock goes manga

On the Radar — Our weekly news column kicks off today with a graphic novel for fans of Sherlock Holmes originally made in Japan. You…

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The wolf of Karl-Marx-Allee

On the Radar — GDR noir could be the next big thing in crime fiction, what with Deutschland 83, Simon Urban’s Plan D, and David Young’s…

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Shake, rattle and kill

On the Radar — Cosy crime fiction, action thrillers, vintage, cold climates, World War II – we’ve got just about every kind of crime book on…

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Quick Reads brings you crime

Have you discovered Quick Reads? It’s a new brand of books that are just £1 each, and are designed to be easy to read. They’re…

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New from Iceland: TV crime show Case

UK fans of Nordic noir TV programmes are receiving special treatment from Walter Presents this January. Hot on the heels of the Norwegian crime drama…

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A flying start

On the Radar — 2017 is off to a flying start, and January could see some of the year’s biggest crime releases, with the 26th…

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RebusFest is coming to Edinburgh

It all started on 19 March 1987. That’s the date Knots and Crosses, the very first Rebus novel, was released. To celebrate 30 years of…

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Up the creek without a pistol

On the Radar — The new year is in full swing and 12 January is a big day for crime fiction releases. Our first news…

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Get Lies from The Pigeonhole

If you’re keen on crime fiction, there’s a new way to enjoy it thanks to an app called The Pigeonhole. In the New Year, The…

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