Bitter Wash Road by Garry Disher

Australia can lay claim to some pretty good exports – think Kylie Minogue, Vegemite, didgeridoos and Hugh Jackman for starters – but of late my…

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The Boy from the Woods

Written by Harlan Coben — In a world where crime novel reading can sometimes feel a little samey, here’s an author you can always rely…

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The Blood is Still

Written by Douglas Skelton — Can it be a whole year since we first met reporter Rebecca Connolly in Thunder Bay in the wilds of…

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Mexico Street

Written by Simone Buchholz, translated by Rachel Ward — German crime author Simone Buchholz has won numerous awards for her noir thrillers. Her most recent…

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A Conspiracy of Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — We’re at book 19 featuring forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance ‘Tempe’ Brennan, and as A Conspiracy of Bones opens, our heroine…

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The Creak on the Stairs

Written by Eva Björg Aegisdóttir, translated by Victoria Cribb — When you’ve developed your taste for Scandinavian crime fiction with the Swedish and Danish authors,…

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Rules for Perfect Murders

Written by Peter Swanson — Anthony Horowitz calls this entertaining new puzzle mystery by Peter Swanson ‘fiendish good fun’, and that really hits the nail…

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The Coldest Warrior

Written by Paul Vidich — The boundaries between espionage and crime fiction sometimes can be murky and hard to define, and other times clear as…

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The Recovery of Rose Gold

Written by Stephanie Wrobel — Teenager Rose Gold Watts has spent much of her life in a wheelchair. She’s been in and out of hospital,…

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The Holdout

Written by Graham Moore — The courtroom drama is a familiar and well worn trope in the land of crime fiction. The likes of John…

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Firewatching

Written by Russ Thomas — Meet DS Adam Tyler. He is the sole member of South Yorkshire Police’s cold case team, sidelined after an ‘incident’…

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Under Occupation

Written by Alan Furst — Political thriller writer Alan Furst is the master of ‘storm clouds massing over Europe’ novels, set in the 1930s. His…

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The Wild One

Written by Nick Petrie — This is Nick Petrie’s fifth thriller featuring PTSD-afflicted Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran Peter Ash, and it retains every bit…

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The Lantern Men

Written by Elly Griffiths — The best crime book series – for example, the likes of Bosch and Rebus – keep the readers coming back…

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The Home

Written by Sarah Stovell — In a remote part of the Lake District stands a property that serves as a home to a trio of…

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