Murder House: Part One

Written by James Patterson and David Ellis – Although he’s never been a critics’ favourite, James Patterson is a permanent fixture on the bestseller and…

Bull Mountain

Written by Brian Panowich — This atmospheric debut novel set in Georgia begins with an act of fratricide that apparently sets off a chain of violent…

The Tiger in the Smoke

Written by Margery Allingham — As one of the so-called queens of the Golden Age of crime fiction, Margery Allingham’s an author whose works have remained…

A Book of Scars

Written by William Shaw — You have to feel sorry for Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen, the battered, bruised and emotionally confused cop in William Shaw’s series…

The Scarlet Gospels

Written by Clive Barker — Harry D’Amour is an occult detective created by horror author Clive Barker three decades ago. He’s appeared in short stories, novels…

Hunters in the Dark

Written by Lawrence Osborne — With its double identities and air of brooding menace, Hunters in the Dark is a literary thriller that’s earned comparisons to…

Finders Keepers

Written by Stephen King — One year on from Mr Mercedes, Stephen King’s highly successful foray into crime fiction, he’s back with a follow-up. Finders Keepers…

Only We Know

Written by Karen Perry — The author Karen Perry is, in fact, a crime-writing double act hoping to follow the success of Nicci French. Paul Perry…

The Silent Boy

Written by Andrew Taylor – Already a triple winner of the CWA Historical Dagger, Andrew Taylor has been nominated once again for his latest book…

The Golden Age of Murder

Written by Martin Edwards – Britain’s Golden Age of detective fiction produced some of the greatest and most enduring crime writers, including Agatha Christie, Margery…

Interview: Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman began her crime-writing career while working as a journalist, including 12 years at the Baltimore Sun (which also employed David Simon, creator of…

Hush Hush

Written by Laura Lippman — If you hadn’t been paying attention, it would be easy enough to miss the fact that Laura Lippman has written a…