CIS: James Runcie interviewed

The Grantchester novels by James Runcie are moral fables with a nod to the tradition of classic crime, mixing together mystery, comedy and social history.…

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CIS: Cavan Scott interviewed

He’s one of the hardest working writers we’ve come across, sometimes smashing 10,000 words a day. Based in Bristol, for many years Cavan Scott was…

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Wychwood

Written by George Mann — Wychwood is the first in a new series of mysteries by an author who in the past has created a number…

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The Frozen Woman

Written by Jon Michelet, translated by Don Bartlett — Not as well known as Jo Nesbo, Karin Fossum or Jorn Lier Horst, Jon Michelet is a…

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CIS: My classics by Joe Hefferon

Joe Hefferon is a New Jersey writer turning what he knows about real detective work after serving 25 years on the force into noir-inspired crime…

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The race is on

On the Radar — Troubling as it may be, race is high up on the political agenda at the moment. Crime authors, being perceptive and…

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The Scarred Woman

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by William Frost — Rigmor Zimmermann is dead. Bludgeoned. Her body has been found in the King’s Gardens in Copenhagen…

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Interview: George Mann

With superhero avengers fighting their way around Manhattan, the steampunk-inspired Newbury & Hobbes series, and a set of Sherlock Holmes short story anthologies all under…

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The Missing Girls

Written by Carol Wyer — The crime writing whirlwind that is Carol Wyer has produced her third book of the year, and fans of DI…

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Big and Bloody Scotland

Torches as mighty as claymores fired up the biggest Bloody Scotland crime writing festival to date, with an opening procession from the crag of Stirling…

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Good Friday

Written by Lynda La Plante — The detective Jane Tennison needs little introduction thanks to the stellar success of the television series Prime Suspect. First appearing…

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