The Fourth Courier

Written by Timothy Jay Smith — Take a walk back in time to Warsaw in 1992 with Timothy Jay Smith’s new crime thriller, The Fourth…

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Runaway

Written by Claire MacLeary — Maggie and Wilma are the Thelma and Louise of Aberdeen. On the surface, they’re two very different women, but fate…

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Bernie Gunther’s last stand

On the Radar — That sad day will soon be upon. Yes, Philip Kerr’s final Bernie Gunther novel is hitting the shelves soon and it’s…

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Prefecture D

Written by Hideo Yokoyama, translated by Jonathan Lloyd-Davies — Prefecture D is the third book to appear in English translation by Japanese crime author Hideo…

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The Last Act

Written by Brad Parks — a strong sense of purpose infuses Brad Parks’s new crime thriller The Last Act and propels the story forward with…

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Pretense

Written by John Di Frances — This is the first book of a trilogy about an international hunt for a trio of assassins targeting European…

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Thunder Bay

Written by Douglas Skelton — Scotland and its myriad islands have become rich hunting grounds for crime fiction authors, with Ann Cleeves focusing on Shetland…

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Brexit thrillers?

On the Radar — Is a Brexit thriller even possible with blanket media coverage of the UK’s biggest political farce so far this century going…

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A Gift for Dying

Written by MJ Arlidge — He’s best known for the popular DI Helen Grace series set in Southampton, and now MJ Arlidge is branching out…

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Interview: Fran Dorricott

The clamour for diversity in fiction has never been greater, and Fran Dorricott’s debut, After the Eclipse, promises a welcome and sympathetic portrayal of queer…

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Inborn

Written by Thomas Enger, translated by Kari Dickson — You may already have come across Norwegian author Thomas Enger’s Henning Juul series, about a tortured…

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A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself

Written by William Boyle — Life has been a struggle for Rena Ruggiero ever since her mobster husband Gentle Vic Ruggiero was murdered on the…

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Worst case or best case?

On the Radar — Isn’t it funny? We hate bad news, but as crime fiction lovers sometimes the worst case scenario proves to be the…

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Freefall

Written by Jessica Barry — In some crime novels, the wrongdoing hits you between the eyes from page one. With others it’s a more subtle…

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