Curious Toys

Written by Elizabeth Hand — It is over three years since Elizabeth Hand released a crime novel – 2016’s Hard Light continued her run of…

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The Night Fire

Written by Michael Connelly — Just this summer, we took at look at the Harry Bosch series. Harry first appeared back in 1992 in The…

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My Sister, the Serial Killer

Written by Oyinkan Braithwaite — For a book about violent death and two sisters’ efforts to cover it up, this entertaining crime fiction debut from…

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This Little Dark Place

Written by AS Hatch — Reading can transport you to a wealth of different places and myriad experiences. Each book holds a world within its…

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Hot, hot, hot

On the Radar — Can you spot the incendiary thread that runs through the first three new crime releases this week? We’ve got arson and…

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Pursuit

Written by Joyce Carol Oates — Joyce Carol Oates is famously prolific and writes across a number of forms and genres. This novella promises a…

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Interview: Sally Andrew

At the foot of South Africa’s Swartberg Mountains lies Ladismith. This remote little Klein Karoo town is the home of South African crime writer Sally…

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Motive X

Written by Stefan Ahnhem, translated by Agnes Broome — Motive X is the third instalment in Swedish author Stefan Ahnhem’s successful Fabian Risk series and…

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Silver

Written by Chris Hammer — We first met this author and his creation the world-weary journalist Martin Scarsden in the excellent debut novel Scrublands. With…

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David is dead…

On the Radar — Our weekly new books column returns with the latest from UK author Kerry Wilkinson, whose psychological thriller kicks off with a…

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Dublin Murders coming to BBC One

The Dublin Murder Squad series of crime novels by Tana French are being adapted for television by the BBC and RTE. Starting on Monday 14…

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The Godmother

Written by Hannelore Cayre, translated by Stephanie Smee — This fantastic novel, first published in France only two years ago, has already won the European…

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Violet

Written by SJI Holliday — So you like travel and meeting new people? Consider this a fair warning. SJI Holliday’s latest travel thriller will make…

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The Cabin

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — Best-selling Norwegian author Jorn Lier Horst, the modern master of the police procedural, has penned another…

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