Dead men wear gingham, sometimes

On the Radar — It’s said that dead men don’t wear plaid, but according to American author Ed Lynskey gingham is an acceptable fabric for a murder victim. We like that. We like that very…

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The Return of the King

On the Radar — Don’t worry we haven’t crossed over into Tolkienesque fantasy. The King we’re refering to in the header is none other than Stephen King, whose book Mr Mercedes is the horror author’s…

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Death is death, is death…

On the Radar — Death is death, is death, is death. It can happen in Restoration England, the frozen tundra of northern Sweden, a humid tar-paper shack in North Carolina, or on one of the…

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Abductions, exorcisms and power chords

On the Radar — Let’s see – what’s the biggest news this week? The return of Jame Sallis with an interesting premise for his latest novel? Herefordshire exorcist Merrily Watkins on the case in her…

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Events: an Autumn of crime

If you missed the annual summer pilgrimage to Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival, fear not. Autumn has a bumper crop of crime author events from bookshop appearances to major festivals. Appropriately…

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A summertime of crime

On The Radar — Summer has finally arrived and what better way to enjoy the heatwave we’ve been promised, than with an ice cold jug of Pimms and some of the latest crime fiction currently on…

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Think of the Children

Written by Kerry Wilkinson – Following the huge success of his three self-published novels Locked In, Vigilante and The Woman in Black, Think of the Children is Kerry Wilkinson’s first new book published since signing…

Books news: This will go viral!

On the Radar — Our weekly column featuring new crime fiction releases will hopefully find you looking for interesting titles to add to your to be read list. We’ve got a brand new voice from…

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Kerry Wilkinson lands Pan Macmillan deal

The top selling Kindle and iBook crime fiction author Kerry Wilkinson has just signed a three book deal with the international publishing house Pan Macmillan. This follows on from the tremendous success of his novels…

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NTN: The Woman in Black

Written by Kerry Wilkinson — The Woman in Black is the third, and latest, Jessica Daniel book. It follows Locked In and Vigilante which, until very recently, occupied the top two positions in the Crime,…