Only to Sleep

Written by Lawrence Osborne – Writing a Philip Marlowe novel must be one of the most intimidating jobs in crime fiction. There are few characters…

The Forger

Written by Cay Rademacher, translated by Peter Millar — Frank Stave begins this novel as a chief inspector in Hamburg’s Homicide division. But having been shot…

Boise Longpig Hunting Club

Written by Nick Kolakowski — Idaho bounty hunter Jake Halligan’s relationship with the Boise police force is difficult enough without any extra complications. The police take…

Kiss of Death

Written by Paul Finch — UK crime fiction stalwart Paul Finch has made an enviable career for himself, no doubt helped by his experiences as a…

The War in the Dark

Written by Nick Setchfield — Christopher Winter works for British Intelligence, and although he’s a spy, his talents lie more in removing threats to the state…

Death in the Woods

Written by Bernie Steadman –- The first book in the A West Country Crime Mystery series begins appropriately enough with a group of boys discovering…

How it Happened

American writer Michael Koryta is finding the transition from promising newcomer to established bestselling author and easy one. In How It Happened, FBI agent Rob…

Some Die Nameless

Written by Wallace Stroby — Ray Devlin is a middle-aged ex-mercenary whose deepest wish is to be left alone. He lives in a houseboat in Florida,…

The Martian Girl

Written by Andrew Martin — What a great title for a crime novel, and with the cover swirling together current and historical London landmarks and a…

Bearskin

Written by James A McLaughlin — For his debut, James A McLaughlin provides an interesting spin on rural noir, itself an increasingly popular genre. Rather than…

The Anomaly

Written by Michael Rutger — The Anomaly Files is a YouTube channel that owes no small debt to the X-Files. Depending on your point of…

Where the Missing Go

Written by Emma Rowley — Cheshire schoolgirl Sophie Harlow went missing on 17 February 2017. The 16-year-old walked out of Amberton Grammar School during a revision period,…

Baby’s First Felony

Written by John Straley — Let me introduce you to Cecil Younger, investigator for the public defender’s office in Sitka, Alaska, and star of a series…

Firefly

Written by Henry Porter — These are interesting times. Trump and Brexit dominate the headlines, and there are so many other bad things going on in…

How it Happened

Written by Michael Koryta — It was Rob Barrett’s academic research into criminal interrogation which led him to join the FBI, and it was his reputation…