Reporting from Hull Noir

There was no flicker of conflict during the first panel of the Hull Noir crime fiction festival, held 17-19 November. Entitled Sleeping with the Fishes:…

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NTN: Infinite Ground

Written by Martin MacInnes — A retired, unnamed investigator in a nameless Latin American city is woken up by a phone call in the middle of…

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NTN: Five women to watch in 2018

New, strong female voices are shining in crime fiction at the moment, and you could even say they are driving the genre. It’s refreshing is…

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The Death Messenger

Written by Mari Hannah — The arrival of a mysterious DVD at Northumbria Police HQ sets in train an investigation which is destined to take…

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NTN: How to publish your novel

If you’re a regular visitor to Crime Fiction Lover, chances are you consume crime novels with a passion – savouring the writing and suspense generated…

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The Girl in the Fog

Written by Donato Carrisi, translated by Howard Curtis — Two months after a 15-year-old girl goes missing in the fog while on the way to church…

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Book hunter

On the Radar — Lots of new crime books for you this week, including the true story of FBI serial killer profiler John Douglas, as…

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NTN: CJ Tudor interviewed

The buzz surrounding Nottinghamshire author CJ Tudor and her debut novel, The Chalk Man, is reaching fever pitch. The book, in which childhood games lead…

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The Birthday Girl

Written by Sue Fortin — If my Facebook feed is to be believed, a girls’ weekend away comprises pampering, party games and plentiful Prosecco. After…

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NTN: The Binding Song

Written by Elodie Harper — Elodie Harper is a TV journalist and crime fiction author whose story Wild Swimming won The Guardian’s 2016 short story competition,…

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First look: Alive in Shape and Color

We’ll be honest. Short stories don’t often set the place on fire here at Crime Fiction Lover. Most readers are more interested in novels and…

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Kompromat

Written by Stanley Johnson — If you’re one of the millions of people on both sides of the Atlantic who look back on the votes…

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In the news today…

On the Radar — Our new books column starts off this week with Peter Bartram’s latest Brighton-based mystery, which is set in the 1960s and…

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NTN: Lilja Sigurdardottir interviewed

Icelandic author Lilja Sigurdardottir has been on our radar since Iceland Noir 2014, when she was part of a twilight literary tour around Reykjavik and…

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