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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First look: The Girl Before

Here’s a book that Quercus has high hopes for, and it’s one that’s squarely aimed at anyone who loves a gripping psychological thriller. At the…

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Dark Minds and good causes

On the Radar — As Christmas nears, there’s the chance to get yourself a Kindle book and at the same time donate to very good causes…

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Crime fiction imitates art

On the Radar — It’s counting down to Christmas and the annual gift-buying quandary. But books are an ideal present – they’re compact, easy to…

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First look: Two Lost Boys

Guilty or innocent? It’s the eternal question whether you love Nordic noir, cosies, Golden Age or some other strand of crime fiction. And it’s at…

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Bottoms up

On the Radar — Let’s start December with the clink of glasses, and we’ll lead our weekly news column with the latest pulp novel from…

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First look: Stasi Wolf

Last year during New Talent November, we brought you our review of Stasi Child, David Young’s impressive debut. For anyone looking for a new crime…

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