The Collector

Fiona Cummins won widespread praise for her chilling debut, Rattle, including a five-star review on this site. Now the Bone Collector character is back, and…

The Collector

Written by Fiona Cummins — In January 2017 I was lucky enough to be given a debut novel to review. It stayed with me through…

The Other Mother

Written by JA Baker — Three women who share one secret create myriad possibilities in this thriller from North East-based author JA Baker, published by…

Burn the Evidence

Written by Keith Nixon — Seedy, run down seaside towns offer a rich hunting ground for crime writers. Cathi Unsworth’s Weirdo (set in the fictional Norfolk resort…

Shame on You

Written by Amy Heydenrych — Social media. We can’t live without it these days, no matter how much we’d like to. Love it or hate…

Force of Nature

Written by Jane Harper — Her debut novel, The Dry, has astounded readers around the world, winning both the CWA Gold Dagger and the Ned…

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…

NTN: Fiona Cummins interviewed

The leap from writing about showbiz for a UK national newspaper to creating one of 2017’s most chilling protagonists is a big one, but family…

Two Kinds of Truth

Written by Michael Connelly — Bestselling US crime author Michael Connelly might have started a new series earlier in 2017 with The Late Show, featuring Renée…

Interview: Ann Cleeves

You might not hear quite as much about Ann Cleeves as you do about some of Britain’s other leading crime authors, but if you’re not…

Out of the Ice

Written by Ann Turner — Crime fiction novels set in Antarctica are few and far between (although we did review LA Larkin’s Devour in January).…