Uncoiled Lies

Written by Liz Mistry — Bradford, 5 November 1998 and Sadia Hussain is at a bonfire night celebration with her best friend, Jessica, which goes…

The Heavenly Table

Written by Donald Ray Pollock — In the early 20th century, the three Jewett brothers are under the thumb of their crazily religious, impoverished failure…

Ping-Pong Heart

Written by Martin Limon — The author returns to his long-running series set in South Korea in the aftermath of the Korean War. The series…

Behind Closed Doors

Elizabeth Haynes is back with a psychological thriller. Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Rainsford disappears while on a family holiday in Rhodes, then re-appears 10 years later in her…

Untouchable

Written by Ava Marsh —  Untouchable is the gritty and sexy debut thriller from former broadsheet journalist Ava Marsh. Referred to as a cross between Belle…

The Breaks

Written by Eden Sharp — In the hardboiled thriller The Breaks we meet two engaging and memorable characters – private investigator Angela McGlynn and her sometime associate John…

Death Sentence

Written by Sheryl Browne — If, like in physics, there was a First Law of Crime Fiction, then it would state that all police detectives are cynical, misanthropic…

The Slaughterman

Written by Tony Parsons — London copper Max Wolfe first appeared last year in The Murder Bag. Now he returns to track a sadistic killer who has…

Behind Closed Doors

Written by Elizabeth Haynes — Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Rainsford disappeared in 2003 while on a family holiday in Rhodes. Ten years later, she’s reappeared in her…

The Pallampur Predicament

Written by Brian Stoddart — Christian Le Fanu is a Superintendent with the Madras Police. Unlike many other junior army officers, he survived World War…

Edge

Written by Nick Oldham — Charlie Wilder finishes off a jail term in HM Prison Preston, Lancashire, and is released with tag on his ankle.…

Fiddle City

Written by Dan Kavanagh — When Julian Barnes’s pseudonymous PI novel Duffy was reissued earlier this year, the literary author found himself welcomed into the…

Blue Avenue

Written by Michael Wiley — Twenty five summers ago, in Jacksonville Florida, William ‘BB’ Byrd had an intense and destructive affair with the young black…