The Drifter

Written by Nicholas Petrie, narrated by Stephen Mendel — This exciting debut thriller pits US Marine lieutenant and veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars…

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Symbiosis

Written by Guy Portman — Talulah and Taliah are twins. Their father is a decent fellow, but not the most imaginative of souls, while their…

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Quarry’s Deal

Written by Max Allan Collins — Max Allan Collins, the writer of the original graphic novel The Road to Perdition that became the popular film, has been…

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As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

Written by Alan Bradley — If you come to this book expecting something sombre about human frailty based on Shakespeare’s line, “Golden lads and girls all…

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The Woman in Blue

Written by Elly Griffiths — Walsingham, deep in rural Norfolk, is a curious place. In Jim Kelly’s Death on Demand, for instance, its religious history…

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The Promise

Written by Alison Bruce — It’s been a bit of a wait for the sixth book in the Gary Goodhew series, so it was with…

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The 8th Circle

Written by Sarah Cain — We keep hearing that journalists are a dying breed. If that’s so then Danny Ryan must be the most endangered of them. He might seem…

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Viral

Written by Helen FitzGerald — Versatile authors who write standalones often aren’t as highly revered in the crime fiction genre as series writers. This might be…

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Rain Dogs

Written by Adrian McKinty — Let’s start with the title. Like the rest of the books in the Sean Duffy series, it’s taken from a…

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Where It Hurts

Written by Reed Farrel Coleman — Coleman’s Moe Prager series of novels brought him considerable critical acclaim. The James Deans alone won the Anthony, Barry, and…

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Spy Out the Land

Written by Jeremy Duns — It might sound strange for a reviewer to describe rough, tough, bloodthirsty crime thrillers as their comfort zone, but it’s good to…

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The Newsmakers

Written by Lis Wiehl (with Sebastian Stuart) — Erica Sparks is a TV news presenter who has come up the hard way. She is not so…

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The Invisible Guardian

Written by Dolores Redondo, translated by Isabelle Kaufeler — The Baztan valley in the Pyrenees in the north-east of Spain is misty, rainy and remote.…

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Nightblind

Written by Ragnar Jonasson, translated by Quentin Bates — With its unique blend of a Golden Age-style mystery and a bleak, frozen Icelandic setting, Snowblind…

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Fever City

Written by Tim Baker — A buzz has been building about this book, and it started long before its release, when the early copies went…

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