Lucy: Top five books of 2013

2013 has been a great year for crime fiction with some excellent new talent coming onto the scene. Because of this I found it particularly…

The Advent Killer

Written by Alastair Gunn — With Advent coming to a close we thought it was only appropriate to review The Advent Killer, the debut thriller…

Dead Man’s Time

Written by Peter James — Dead Man’s Time is the ninth novel in the multi-million copy bestselling Detective Roy Grace series, which is usually set…

CIS: The Thirty-Nine Steps

Written by John Buchan — First published in 1915, it’s hard to believe that The Thirty-Nine Steps is nearly 100 years old. It has formed the…

Blink of an Eye

Written by Cath Staincliffe — It was a sunny Sunday afternoon in the North East of England when Naomi Baxter and her boyfriend Alex headed to…

The Vanishing

Written by John Connor — Author John Connor became a barrister in 1988 and spent 15 years working for the Crown Prosecution Service in London and…

Stop Dead

Written by Leigh Russell — Since being shortlisted in 2009 for the CWA’s New Blood Dagger, British crime author Leigh Russell has seen each of her…

Blood Money

Written by Doug Richardson — This author’s background is in writing screenplays, and among the films he’s worked on are some big pictures including Die Hard 2,…

Desolation Row

Written by Kay Kendall — Kendall has a background in international corporate communications and Desolation Row is her debut historical mystery, inspired by her favourite…

Watch You Die

Written by Katia Lief – The phone rings while Darcy Mayhew is making dinner and suddenly her life is turned upside down. Her husband Hugo…

The Expats

Written by Chris Pavone — Moving to Luxembourg with her very average husband Dexter, Kate Moore, who is an ex CIA agent turned full time…

All Fall Down

Written by Louise Voss and Mark Edwards – All Fall Down is the sequel to Catch Your Death, which was the first book to be…