The Blossom Twins

Written by Carol Wyer — What appeals to you about a crime fiction series? For me, it’s witnessing the gradual development of the characters featured…

Interview: Leigh Russell

It’s 10 years since DI Geraldine Steel first appeared in print, and to date her creator Leigh Russell has sold more than a million copies…

Man at the Window

Written by Robert Jeffreys — In recent years, crime fiction set in Australia has been a huge hit with readers worldwide – think The Dry…

Watch What You Say

Written by George Weinstein — Bo Riccardi is a big noise in web broadcasting. She’s adept at interviewing and her incisive style has earned her…

The Regret

Written by Dan Malakin — Rachel is a single mum who works as a nurse at St Pancras Hospital in London. She is revelling in…

The Night Fire

Written by Michael Connelly — Just this summer, we took at look at the Harry Bosch series. Harry first appeared back in 1992 in The…

This Little Dark Place

Written by AS Hatch — Reading can transport you to a wealth of different places and myriad experiences. Each book holds a world within its…

Silver

Written by Chris Hammer — We first met this author and his creation the world-weary journalist Martin Scarsden in the excellent debut novel Scrublands. With…

Lady in the Lake

Laura Lippman conjures up a compelling picture of 1960s Baltimore in this fine piece of immersive crime writing. When a seemingly solid marriage crumbles, Maddie…

The Poison Garden

Alex Marwood has made a name for herself with her never predictable array of standalone psychological thrillers. This one is a doozy, with a cracker…

The Lying Room

Written by Nicci French — It was back in the 18th century when Sir Walter Scott penned the line, “Oh, what a tangled web we…

The Shape of Night

Written by Tess Gerritsen — She’s an author best known for her Rizzoli and Isles series, but when we interviewed Tess Gerritsen in 2017, she…

Flesh and Blood

Written by Emma Salisbury — It’s always fun to make the acquaintance of a new author and series, and although this is the fifth book…