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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Burning hot noir

On the Radar — As the winter weather grows colder, wetter and more hostile in the UK, let’s warm our hands with some hot climate…

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The burnt remains

On the Radar — Reporting to you from Reykjavik, the world’s most northerly capital city, we start off this week’s new book’s column with a…

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Are you getting Cross?

On the Radar — James Patterson is quite possibly the world’s top-selling crime author at the moment, partly because he’s so prolific. So we’d like to…

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His mother’s killer

On the Radar — We’ll lead off this week with the latest David Baldacci novel, in which his series character John Puller turns his eye…

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Gondolas and gripping mysteries

On the Radar — Welcome to our weekly column featuring new crime books. This week’s selection isn’t quite as earthshaking as last week‘s, we’ll admit, but…

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11 unmissable authors at Iceland Noir

There’s about a month to go until Iceland Noir kicks off in Reykjavik on 17 November 2016 and the world’s most northerly crime fiction festival…

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Who wants cake?

On the Radar — We’re not sure why there’s a lovely cupcake on the cover of our lead book this week, perhaps it’s a secret. It…

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The Dutch are coming

Okay, it won’t be quite as dramatic as the arrival of William of Orange and the Glorious Revolution in 1688, but Channel 4’s on demand…

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The Finnish double-punch

On the Radar — In a move reminiscent of a terrifying 1980s pro wrestling move, Orenda Books is landing a Finnish double-punch on us this week…

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One for sorrow

On the Radar — When Magpie Murders landed at CFL HQ the other day, people couldn’t keep their hands off it. The book has a…

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Iceland Noir – programme highlights!

On 17 November, the third Iceland Noir crime fiction convention kicks off in Reykjavik and the event’s full programme of panels, talks and tours has…

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