Exquisite

Written by Sarah Stovell — It takes quite some nerve to combine the title ‘Exquisite’ with the sensuous cover art of this book. Yet the picture…

Interview: CL Taylor

Cally Taylor began as a romantic novelist and short story writer before branching out into crime, where her standalone psychological thrillers have attracted a huge…

Crimes of Winter

Written by Philippe Georget, translated by Steven Rendall — We have encountered Inspector Gilles Sebag before on Crime Fiction Lover. He lives in Perpignan, on the…

The White Road

Written by Sarah Lotz — – South African thriller writer Lotz begins this book deep underground in Wales and finishes it on the freezing peak…

Since We Fell

Written by Dennis Lehane — Rachel Childs shoots her husband dead on a boat in Boston harbour in the opening sentence of Since We Fell, the…

Into the Water

Written by Paula Hawkins — After the runaway success of Paula Hawkins’ debut domestic thriller, The Girl on the Train, we suspect the author was…

The Method

Written by Shannon Kirk — Dorothy M Salucci is 16. She sits captive in a room 12 by 24 feet. She is not scared like one…

Ill Will

Written by Dan Chaon — Past and present crimes haunt the two main protagonists of this beautifully crafted new literary thriller. In the present day,…

The Escape

Written by CL Taylor — Stranger danger is instilled into every child these days, but adults? We don’t need to be told… or do we?…

The Follower

Written by Koethi Zan — The ‘will they, won’t they?’ storyline is standard issue in romantic tales for page, stage and screen. So why mention it in the…

Say Nothing

Written by Brad Parks — Read the opening lines of this contemporary stand-alone thriller by American author Brad Parks and you pretty much have to…

Frailty

Written by Betsy Reavley — Eight-year-old Hope is missing from a sleepy English village. It is every parent’s nightmare. The world keeps turning but Hope’s family…

The Breakdown

Written by BA Paris — Readers just can’t seem to get enough of psychological thrillers with unreliable narrators. In her second novel, BA Paris sticks to…

Kill the Next One

Written by Federico Axat, translated by David Frye — If you’re looking for a psychological thriller which is heavy on the psychological and somewhat lighter on the thriller…