Pieces

Written by Michael Aloisi and Rebecca Rowland — Serial killer Dennis Sweeney had a really bad idea: kill a young woman, divide her into parts,…

A Fool’s Journey

Written by Judy Penz Sheluk — A Fool’s Journey is the third cosy mystery in Canadian author Judy Penz Sheluk’s entertaining Marketville Mystery series. In…

Gretchen

Written by Shannon Kirk — The crime – the first one, that is – is kidnapping. Shannon Kirk’s gripping new psychological thriller Gretchen begins with…

Crime tours USA

Summer’s here and that’s the cue to go on holiday. For crime fiction lovers heading to the US this summer – or already there for…

Blood

Written by Maggie Gee — Far from the ordinary crime story, literary author Maggie Gee’s Blood is a comic excursion into the rough-and-tumble mind of…

Conviction

A true crime podcast becomes the spur for Anna and Fin – discarded by their respective spouses who run away together – to investigate the…

Exit Wounds

Called on to review this lineup of short stories assembled by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan, you’d be hard-pressed to pick the best storyteller.…

Swann’s Down

Written by Charles Salzberg — This is the fifth Henry Swann book by Charles Salzberg and we’ve previously reviewed Swann’s Way Out. The author says…

Milwaukee Noir

Edited by Tim Hennessy — At last, my husband’s home town comes in for Akashic Books’ noir treatment! I’m from the American Midwest myself (Detroit),…

No Way to Die

Written by PA De Voe — If you want a total escape from Brexit and Trump, PA De Voe’s second Ming Dynasty mystery, No Way…

Exit Wounds

Edited by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan — When the cover of a new book of short stories is emblazoned with the names of…

The Divinities

Written by Parker Bilal — With The Divinities, Parker Bilal starts a new police procedural series involving the interesting duo of Calil Drake, a detective…

The Paris Diversion

Written by Chris Pavone — The Paris Diversion is the followup to Chris Pavone’s award-winning debut thriller from 2013, The Expats. In the new book,…