CFL wins Danish web prize

Coronavirus or not, the members of the Crime Fiction Lover team are used to reading and writing in isolation. So an unexpected email from Denmark…

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A Conspiracy of Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — We’re at book 19 featuring forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance ‘Tempe’ Brennan, and as A Conspiracy of Bones opens, our heroine…

The Holdout

Written by Graham Moore — The courtroom drama is a familiar and well worn trope in the land of crime fiction. The likes of John…

Firewatching

Written by Russ Thomas — Meet DS Adam Tyler. He is the sole member of South Yorkshire Police’s cold case team, sidelined after an ‘incident’…

The Lantern Men

Written by Elly Griffiths — The best crime book series – for example, the likes of Bosch and Rebus – keep the readers coming back…

Interview: Elly Griffiths

Award-winning author Elly Griffiths’ series featuring Dr Ruth Galloway, set in North Norfolk, reaches its 12th novel this month with the release of The Lantern…

The Home

Written by Sarah Stovell — In a remote part of the Lake District stands a property that serves as a home to a trio of…

Her Last Breath

Written by Alison Belsham — It’s just over a year since Alison Belsham introduced us to a decidedly different Brighton-based duo in her debut novel…

The Night Fire

Michael Connelly’s second Bosch and Ballard book really cements the partnership which tentatively began in Dark Sacred Night. The pair work together on an unsolved…

Silver

Chris Hammer’s debut, Scrublands, introduced us to world-weary journalist Martin Scarsden and won plaudits worldwide. Now Martin is back, and about to makes a mess…

A Dark Matter

Written by Doug Johnstone — There’s death lurking in pretty much every crime novel, but it is the heart and soul of this quirky new…

Mr Nobody

Written by Catherine Steadman — You’d think appearing in Downton Abbey would be enough to occupy actress Catherine Steadman’s time, but last year her debut…

Three-a-Penny

Written by Lucy Malleson — This is a first for me on Crime Fiction Lover – the chance to review an autobiography by a Golden…