Maigret’s Paris

Filming is under way, and Rowan Atkinson is set to star in two more Maigret programmes on ITV in 2017. The stories include Night at the Crossroads and Maigret…

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Maigret’s Dead Man

Written by Georges Simenon, translated by David Coward — With ITV planning to air another new episode of Maigret on Christmas Day in the UK, we decided…

A Climate of Fear

Written by Fred Vargas, translated by Sian Reynolds — One of the challenges when writing a long-standing series is to find ways to keep it fresh…

A Hero in France

Written by Alan Furst — Paris in spring conjures up images of joie de vivre, recalling Sinatra singing about chestnuts in blossom and holiday tables under the…

Mister Memory

Written by Marcus Sedgwick — Probably better known for his books aimed at children and young adults, Marcus Sedgwick has been shortlisted on several occasions for…

Maigret Sets a Trap on ITV at Easter

ITV has finally announced a date for its airing of its new feature-length adaptation of Maigret. The two-hour film Maigret Sets a Trap will be shown…

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First look: Bred to Kill

Damn. Just look! I’ve gone and got another bloody handprint on a brand new book that’s arrived here at Crime Fiction Lover HQ. Oh, wait,…

NTN: Eyes Full of Empty

Written by Jérémie Guez, translated by Edward Gauvin — Jérémie Guez is a highly-praised young author in his native France. I’ve been reading him for a while now…

NTN: Jérémie Guez interviewed

At the ripe old age of 27, Jérémie Guez already has four novels under his belt, two of which have received prestigious crime fiction awards…

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The Silent Boy

Written by Andrew Taylor – Already a triple winner of the CWA Historical Dagger, Andrew Taylor has been nominated once again for his latest book…

First look: The Illegalists

One thing we wish we had more of on Crime Fiction Lover is graphic novels. So we were really pleased to hear from writer Stefan Vogel…