Into the Water

Written by Paula Hawkins — After the runaway success of Paula Hawkins’ debut domestic thriller, The Girl on the Train, we suspect the author was…

Ice Cold Alice

Written by CP Wilson — Alice Connolly leads a double life. Her public persona is the author of a highly successful fantasy series of vampire…

Behind Her Eyes

Written by Sarah Pinborough — When a review book arrives with a snazzy silk eye mask, you can infer you’re in for some sleepless nights…

A Suitable Lie

Written by Michael J Malone — A lonely widower, bringing up his son alone, isn’t really in the market for romance but finds it all…

Rage

Written by Zygmunt Miloszewski, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones — East European characters are plentiful in Western crime novels – usually as villains – and it is past the…

A Line of Blood

Written by Ben McPherson — Tapping into the popularity of domestic noir thrillers, debut novelist Ben McPherson makes a brave move as a male writer dipping his…

Southsiders

Written by Nigel Bird — Ray Spalding lives in a violent marriage. His wife Paula has anger management issues. One day it becomes too much…

NTN: Nigel Bird interviewed

Nigel Bird is an original voice in crime who’s found a home at Blasted Heath, Scotland’s first digital-only publisher. We’ve already profiled Blasted Heath for…

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NTN: The Waiting Game

Written by Sheila Bugler — After an impressive debut last year with Hunting Shadows, Sheila Bugler returns with The Waiting Game. It’s her second London-based…

The Suicide

Written by Mark SaFranko — Transgender people don’t usually get an easy ride in crime fiction. Sometimes they are the psychopaths, as in Silence of the Lambs,…

Shit Happens

Written by Eileen Wharton — Rose Starling lives a dreadful life. Physically abused by her ex-husband, Joe, she’s raising their three kids on benefits and is barely…

Not All Stars Sparkle

Written by Carys Jones — Chicago lawyer Aiden Connolly, exhausted and fearing that his marriage and sanity are at risk from his lifestyle, sells up…