CrimeFictionLover: Top five books of 2013

Well, all my excellent colleagues here at Crime Fiction Lover have weighed in with their favourite books of 2013, and one thing I love about it is that everybody’s tastes and ranges of reading are…

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DeathBecomesHer: Top five books of 2013

It’s been a vintage year for crime fiction, and I’ve been lucky enough to pass judgment over a veritable constellation of five star books in the past 12 months. Which makes it so very hard to…

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Andre: Top five books of 2013

Setting is hugely important to a crime story and my favourite novels took in Oslo, Cardiff, Istanbul, Baghdad, Edinburgh and Devon. Yet it’s an entirely Anglo-centric list of authors; where is the Scandinavian, French and…

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Lucy: Top five books of 2013

2013 has been a great year for crime fiction with some excellent new talent coming onto the scene. Because of this I found it particularly difficult to pick my favourite crime books of the year.…

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Jeremy Megraw: Top five books of 2013

OK, so you’ve decided to give the gift of crime this holiday. Blood-splattered wrapping paper, check. Crime scene tape ribbon, check. All that’s lacking is a choice selection of books that your noir-loving loved one…

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MarinaSofia: Top five books of 2013

Over the last year I’ve read many good crime books – even a few excellent ones – but my final choice for the top five surprised me. They aren’t all books that I’ve awarded an…

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RoughJustice: Top five books of 2013

For every great book that receives attention on a list like this, another two or three miss out. Tom Piccirilli (The Last Whisper in the Dark) and Jake Hinkson (The Posthumous Man) just miss out…

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Spriteby: Top five books of 2013

2013 has been quite a year for catching up with the latest exploits of several old favourites, and making the acquaintance of one or two new detectives and authors who have entered the crime fiction…

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DavidPrestidge: Top five books of 2013

As the year comes to a close, each of our writers will be revealing their five favourite crime novels of 2013. This December, we start with our stalwart writer and site administrator DavidPrestidge… Rather like…

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