The Mistake

Written by Grant Nicol — Number Thirteen Press has embarked on a project to publish 13 quality crime novellas and short novels. The contributions to this list…

Raven: Top five books of 2014

Looking back over my crime reading of 2014 and compiling my top five, it suddenly occurred to me that my fascination with American and Scandinavian…

His First His Second

Written by AD Davies — His First His Second is the self-published debut crime novel from AD Davies. Set in and around the Yorkshire city…

NTN: The Few

Written by Nadia Dalbuono — This is the intriguing debut from an author who is originally from the UK but now lives in Italy, where…

NTN: The Waiting Game

Written by Sheila Bugler — After an impressive debut last year with Hunting Shadows, Sheila Bugler returns with The Waiting Game. It’s her second London-based…

NTN: Disorder

Written by Paddy Magrane — Born in the Middle East and educated in England, Paddy Magrane has been a copywriter and travel journo for 15…

Three-Card Monte

Written by Marco Malvaldi, translated by Howard Curtis — Three-Card Monte is the second instalment in the Bar Lume series, (we reviewed Game For Five…

Reykjavik Nights

Written by Arnaldur Indridason — Following the teasing, ambiguous and melancholy end to Strange Shores – which is said to be the final novel in…

Broadchurch

Written by Erin Kelly and Chris Chibnall — In March 2013, nine million of us became hooked on Broadchurch, a multi-award winning and groundbreaking ITV…

A Man’s Head

Written by Georges Simenon, translated by David Coward — Having accrued an incomplete collection of dog-eared, yellowed and slightly foxed editions of Simenon’s Maigret novels…

The Corpse Bridge

Written by Stephen Booth — The Corpse Bridge marks the 14th outing in this Derbyshire set police procedural series featuring detective duo Ben Cooper and…

Blood Whispers

Written by John Gordon Sinclair — Following his blistering crime debut Seventy Times Seven, actor John Gordon Sinclair returns to the crime fiction scene with…