Watching You

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Neil Smith — Right out of the gate, Arne Dahl’s latest screenplay-ready Nordic noir thriller holds fast and never…

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Ill Will

Written by Dan Chaon — Past and present crimes haunt the two main protagonists of this beautifully crafted new literary thriller. In the present day,…

A Darkness Absolute

Written by Kelley Armstrong — As A Darkness Absolute opens, Detective Casey Duncan and her colleague Deputy Will Anders are on snowmobiles roaming the Canadian wilderness…

The Follower

Written by Koethi Zan — The ‘will they, won’t they?’ storyline is standard issue in romantic tales for page, stage and screen. So why mention it in the…

The Devil’s Daughters

Written by Diana Bretherick — Formerly a criminal barrister, Diana Bretherick now lectures in criminology at the University of Portsmouth. In 2012, she won the Good…

Baby Doll

Written by Hollie Overton — Twins have loomed large in some of fiction’s finest moments. Who can forget that creepy pair in Stephen King’s The…

Redemption Road

Written by John Hart, narrated by Scott Shepherd — You’d never guess this crime thriller is award-winning author John Hart’s first novel with a female…

Abigale Hall

Written by Lauren A Forry — London, spring 1947. Bombed out houses stand like rotten teeth in an old man’s jaw, and the city is recovering from…

In Her Wake

Amanda Jennings adds a whole new twist to the missing child plotline in this finely crafted example of domestic noir, set on the rugged Cornish…

Thin Ice

Quentin Bates brings us a delightful romp of a chiller, with a story line nicely balanced between the point of view of the criminals and…

In Her Wake

Written by Amanda Jennings — Life and death, every crime novel needs ’em. And it’s a particularly dramatic demise that starts the ball rolling in this…

Thin Ice

Written by Quentin Bates — How does Quentin Bates manage to do it all? Translate Ragnar Jonasson’s Icelandic crime series, organise the Iceland Noir festival, and…

The Empty Quarter

Written by David L Robbins — What an exciting adventure combining military and medical thriller elements! It takes place in the Rub’ al-Khali, which translates…

Devil in the Grass

Written by Christopher Bowron — This debut thriller is an ambitious mix of Florida politics, Satanic cults, Seminole tradition, alligators and even a bull shark. Canadian author…