The burnt remains

On the Radar — Reporting to you from Reykjavik, the world’s most northerly capital city, we start off this week’s new book’s column with a…

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For the birds?

On the Radar — The release to look out for this week is the latest Scandinavian crime novel from Norway, The Bird Tribunal. We lead…

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Medieval monk murder mystery & more

On the Radar — Yes it’s all about setting this week as Cardiff detective Fiona Griffiths ventures into the countryside to investigate a body found in…

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The Fire Maker

Written by Peter May — Crime fiction fans know and love Peter May for his very atmospheric Lewis trilogy and we’ve reviewed The Chessmen and a recent standalone…

Coffin Road

Written by Peter May — A brand-new standalone from the pen of Peter May is always going to be near the top of a crime…

May in January…

On the Radar — With such strange global weather patterns, the UK has had July temperatures in December, and now it looks like we might be…

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Runaway

Written by Peter May — ‘Would you like to review the latest Peter May novel?’ the CFL boss asked. I replied with a phrase containing the…

The first crime novels of 2015

On the Radar — Happy New Year and welcome to our very first On the Radar report of 2015. These new releases might be the…

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Entry Island

Written by Peter May — 2013 ended with me choosing my top five books of the year, and among them was The Chessmen by Peter…