Corpus

Written by Rory Clements — It is 1936 Berlin and Nancy Hereward is a privileged young woman with left wing ideals who is dodging Nazis to…

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The Fourth Reich

Written by Helen Goltz — The 70th anniversary of the liberation Auschwitz last week proved that the Holocaust is never far from our minds. Writers of…

Tell No Tales

Written by Eva Dolan — Dead men tell no tales. CSI’s Gus Grissom would probably take issue with that old adage, but for Peterborough detectives…

Death Sentences

Edited by Otto Penzler — While crime fiction may be the biggest seller by genre, the dedicated crime bookshop has become an endangered species. In his…

Alphabet House

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Steve Schein – Published for the first time in English, Alphabet House was Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen’s first book…

The Cemetery of Swallows

Written by Mallock, translated by Steven Rendall — Don’t you just love novels which begin with a nearly impossible set-up… and somehow find a way…

The Midas Murders

Written by Pieter Aspe — If you think Bruges is a picturesque, quaint little Belgian city, you are in for a shock. Author Pieter Aspe…

Never Coming Back

Written by Tim Weaver — David Raker searches for people. Lost people. Forgotten people. Men, women and children who have just disappeared and have been…

Dinner with Philip Kerr

London-based fans of the crime author Philip Kerr are in for a treat this week. The author, who rarely appears publicly, is to host a…

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Ratlines

Written by Stuart Neville — It is 1963, and in a few weeks John F Kennedy, the young, charismatic president of America will arrive in Dublin…

Strindberg’s Star

Written by Jan Wallentin – Back in October 2010, Swedish journalist turned author Jan Wallentin’s debut novel, Strindbergs stjärna, was released in his native Sweden.…

Lumen

Written by Ben Pastor — Lumen was first released in Italy back in 1999, and Ben Pastor is the nom de plume of the university…

Pantheon

Written by Sam Bourne — Sam Bourne is the nom de plume of Guardian political journalist Jonathan Freedland. In his last novel, The Final Reckoning,…