First look: Carl Hiaasen’s Razor Girl

Since the early 80s, Florida author Carl Hiaasen has been writing about the off-beat detectives, crack-lipped beach bums, boat owners, con artists and corrupt politicians…

  • 0

Clare Mackintosh wins at Harrogate!

Crime author Clare Mackintosh has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2016 for her book I Let You Go. She was handed the…

  • 0

A quiet life, a quiet death

On the Radar — Fans of Tartan noir have something new to get their teeth into this week as we lead off with a new novel…

  • 0

Medieval monk murder mystery & more

On the Radar — Yes it’s all about setting this week as Cardiff detective Fiona Griffiths ventures into the countryside to investigate a body found in…

  • 0

Do you fly Underground Airlines?

On the Radar — It’s a truly inspiring week for new releases, with a new novel from Ben H Winters, another from Karin Slaughter, and for…

  • 0

You can count on Banks

On the Radar — Well, when we say ‘you can count on Banks’ we mean Alan Banks, the detective central to Peter Robinson’s police procedural…

  • 0

Can’t wait for Saturday

On the Radar — Ever since Friday on My Mind came out on 2 July last year, Nicci French fans have been waiting for the…

  • 1

SK Tremayne’s latest trick

You wouldn’t think it possible given the quality of SK Tremayne’s first psychological thriller, The Ice Twins, but the author has come up with something…

  • 1

Should have gone to SpecSavers?

On the Radar — Get your reading glasses, if you need them, because we start off this week’s new releases with a peculiar novel about…

  • 0

Summertime, and the living is EZ

On the Radar — Ezekiel ‘Easy’ Rawlins returns this week for another neon-lit adventure among the hills and boulevards of Los Angeles. We’ve also got…

  • 1

Message in a bottle…

“Just a castaway, an island lost at sea (oh)!” The latest piece of book marketing to arrive reminds me of that famous 1979 Police song,…

  • 1