The Poison Artist

Written by Jonathan Moore — Poison was once a popular feature in crime fiction of the Golden Age, particularly in the works of Agatha Christie. Jonathan…

The Quiet Ones

Written by Betsy Reavley — As Mark Billingham pointed out in an insightful essay a few years ago, the key to genuine suspense is to be found…

Andre: Top five books of 2015

This was a year when the big hitters came good. Laura Lippman, Stephen King and Ian Rankin all make my top five, and other famous…

NTN: The Dark Inside

Written by Rod Reynolds — The debut novel from Rod Reynolds arrives with a curious comparison: ‘for fans of True Detective’ has been added on the…

The Yellow Diamond

Written by Andrew Martin — With his series featuring Jim Stringer investigating crimes on the Edwardian railways and non-fiction titles exploring famous rail journeys and the…

NTN: Jukebox

Written by Saira Viola – The inter-connected worlds of media, celebrity and good old-fashioned London gangsters are all ripe for humorous treatment in a crime…

The Sand Men

Written by Christopher Fowler — As the newspapers tell us, Britain is suffering from poor productivity. But that’s not a charge that can be levelled at…

Trigger Mortis

Written by Anthony Horowitz – Having interviewed Anthony Horowitz elsewhere and learned of his passion for the works of Ian Fleming – as well as…

Wylding Hall

Written by Elizabeth Hand – Having received 5-star reviews on CFL for her crime novels featuring rock photographer and noir anti-hero Cass Neary, a new…

Murder House: Part Two

Written by James Patterson and David Ellis — Four weeks, five parts, one gripping story is how James Patterson’s latest standalone novel is being sold. It’s…