Stop Press Murder

Written by Peter Bartram — Back in October last year we reviewed Peter Bartram’s debut novel, Headline Murder. He’s also the author of 21 non-fiction…

Psycho: Sanitarium

Written by Chet Williamson —Robert Bloch (1917-1994) left a considerable body of work in the fields of crime, horror, and science fiction, but is best…

All Through the Night

Written by MP Wright — After first appearing in the 2014 novel Heartman, private detective JT Ellington returns. Born in Barbados where he became a policeman, JT…

Fever City

Tim Baker brings us a high voltage tale of kidnapping, the plot to murder JFK, and dark family secrets. His title can point us in…

Murder Never Knocks

Written by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins — As the creator of the iconic PI Mike Hammer, hardboiled author Mickey Spillane needs no introduction.…

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…

Hard Cheese

Written by Ulf Durling, translated by Bertil Falk — Män som hatar kvinnor (Men who hate women) became The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Polis, polis, potatismos! (Police,…

Headline Murder

Written by Peter Bartram — In this cosy mystery, Peter Bartram introduces us to a delightfully old fashioned journalist. Colin Crampton is the chief crime reporter…

Barlow by the Book

Written by John McAllister — John Barlow is the Royal Ulster Constabulary Station Sergeant in Ballymena, County Antrim. It’s 1960 and he is both respected and feared, depending on which…

A Book of Scars

Written by William Shaw — You have to feel sorry for Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen, the battered, bruised and emotionally confused cop in William Shaw’s series…

Mañana

Written by William Hjortsberg — Sometime between the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King in Memphis and the murder of Meredith Hunter by Hells Angels…

Runaway

Written by Peter May — ‘Would you like to review the latest Peter May novel?’ the CFL boss asked. I replied with a phrase containing the…

Ghost Girl

Written by Lesley Thomson — In the second Detective’s Daughter mystery, accidental detective and owner of a cleaning business, Stella Darnell, inherits another case. Her father,…