Vengeance, Italian style

A week or two ago we brought you a review of one of the classics of Italian crime fiction, That Awful Mess on the Via…

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Hope Road

John Barlow isn’t new to writing, but he is new to crime fiction. Caught up in the enthusiasm for digital publishing, his first crime novel…

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Lawrence Block’s inner lesbian

Fans of American crime author Lawrence Block are in for a treat in February, when his new book Getting Off is released by Hard Case…

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Ask the Dice

Written by Ed Lynskey — Ask the Dice feels like a classic hardboiled crime novel. The dialogue, the narration and the characters are all throwbacks…

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All the Young Warriors

Written by Anthony Neil Smith – All the Young Warriors is a tale of revenge, redemption, love, loss and personal discovery set in the middle…

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Otto Penzler goes digital

Crime fiction lovers in New York City have long benefited from the existence of Otto Penzler’s store The Mysterious Bookshop, while readers have enjoyed books…

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Spider Bones AKA Mortal Remains

Written by Kathy Reichs — The books Spider Bones and Mortal Remains are one and the same book albeit with different titles, much to the…

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The new Kindle and Amazon Fire tablet

Amazon today announced a new tablet computer called the Kindle Fire, and a redesigned, smaller, lighter and cheaper Kindle. The Kindle Fire confirms rumours we…

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Short stories by Lawrence Block

Exclusive news — Today the New York-based author Lawrence Block dropped us a line to let us know about a new book of short stories…

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Ned Kelly Award winners announced

The 16th annual Ned Kelly Awards has named Brit-born Alan Carter this year’s winner of the Best First Fiction prize for his book, Prime Cut, which…

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Crime fiction on Android tablets

For those technophobes out there, Android tablets are nothing like Aspirin and don’t really involve robots either. Android’s the mobile operating system that many cell…

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New Amazon Kindle Tablet

Technology websites this week have been heralding news on the forthcoming Kindle Tablet from Amazon, rumoured to be released in November. The reports hint at…

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