If I Die Before I Wake

Written by Emily Koch — There are some bold claims on the back cover of this debut thriller by former local newspaper journalist Emily Koch. Penguin…

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Robicheaux: You Know My Name

Written by James Lee Burke — For a story setting that immediately and richly evokes a colourful geographic, cultural, moral, and culinary milieu, it’s hard…

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Savages: The Wedding

Written by Sabri Louatah, translated by Gavin Bowd — Savages: The Wedding is the first book in the Saint Étienne Quartet. It was Sabri Louatah’s…

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An Aegean April

Written by Jeffery Siger — It is Easter time on the Greek Island of Lesvos and the shipping tycoon Mihalis Volandes is about to become…

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Anatomy of a Scandal

Written by Sarah Vaughan — Sexual abuse is a topic which fills miles of column inches these days. The #MeToo movement has made headlines too,…

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I’ll Keep You Safe

Written by Peter May — Fans of Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy will be delighted that he has returned to the windswept Hebridean islands for his latest murder…

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City Without Stars

Written by Tim Baker — It seems like a long time since Tim Baker’s explosive JFK assassination based debut, Fever City, hit the shelves in April 2016. Fever…

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An English Murder

Written by Cyril Hare — Faber and Faber’s new reissue of Cyril Hare’s 1951 novel An English Murder could not be more timely as division…

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Babylon Berlin coming to Netflix USA

Crime Fiction Lovers in the United States: get ready for achtung. On 30 January, Netflix will start streaming the hit German TV series Babylon Berlin…

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Find out how it ends

On the Radar — It’s not often that this happens, but there is only one way to introduce this week’s new books. And that is…

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Interview: Jonathan Lyon

Jonathan Lyon is a young British author who has suffered from chronic and seemingly incurable pain for many years. Basing himself in Berlin in an…

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Plague Pits and River Bones

Written by Karen Charlton — These days, my crime fiction world tends to be filled with psychological thrillers and domestic noir, the majority of which…

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The End of Lies

Written by Andrew Barrett — “How can you tell if you’re lying to yourself?” this crime thriller begins, and it’s a good question. Middle-aged librarian…

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The Chalk Man

Written by CJ Tudor — CJ Tudor’s highly anticipated debut – sold to 39 territories, and with a film deal rumoured to be in the works…

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The first new crime books of 2018

On the Radar — Welcome back to Crime Fiction Lover for a new year of mysteries, noir, psychological thrillers, Scandi and more. Every Friday we…

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