The Accordionist

The Accordionist is the third, final, and best book in Fred Vargas’ Three Evangelists series. Retired detective Louis Kehlweiler is trying to distance himself from…

The Accordionist

Written by Fred Vargas, translated by Siân Reynolds — Retired investigator Louis Kehlweiler is working on a translation of a book about Otto Von Bismark. He is deep…

CIS: The Mitford Murders

Written by Jessica Fellowes — It’s 12 January 1920. Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of the famous Florence Nightingale, boards a train. She settles herself, and…

Suburra

Written by Carlo Bonini and Giancarlo De Cataldo, translated by Antony Shugaar — Rome is said to be the city of echoes, the city of illusions,…

From the Shadows

Written by Neil White — From the Shadows opens with a nameless stalker watching a woman from inside her flat. He’s a professional, and knows how…

Soul Cage

Written by Tetsuya Honda, translated by Giles Murray — On some scaffolding nine storeys above the Tokyo skyline, an unnamed narrator is having an exchange with…

The Epiphany Machine

Written by David Burr Gerrard — The Epiphany Machine opens with a with a list, a disclaimer, covering 19 things to consider before using the machine…

Wolves in the Dark

Private detective Varg Veum is back and Norwegian author Gunnar Staalesen is at the top of his game and this book will delight the initiated…

Since We Fell

Written by Dennis Lehane — Rachel Childs shoots her husband dead on a boat in Boston harbour in the opening sentence of Since We Fell, the…