The Scarred Woman

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by William Frost — Rigmor Zimmermann is dead. Bludgeoned. Her body has been found in the King’s Gardens in Copenhagen…

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The Missing Girls

Written by Carol Wyer — The crime writing whirlwind that is Carol Wyer has produced her third book of the year, and fans of DI…

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Good Friday

Written by Lynda La Plante — The detective Jane Tennison needs little introduction thanks to the stellar success of the television series Prime Suspect. First appearing…

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CIS: The Mitford Murders

Written by Jessica Fellowes — It’s 12 January 1920. Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of the famous Florence Nightingale, boards a train. She settles herself, and…

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A Patient Fury

Written by Sarah Ward — Detective Inspector Frances Sadler receives a phone call late one night. There’s been a fire over at a large house on the…

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CIS: Frequent Hearses

Written by Edmund Crispin — Between 1944 and 1977, Robert Bruce Montgomery wrote a string of novels under the name Edmund Crispin. Today he is considered…

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The Seagull

Written by Ann Cleeves — Crime fiction authors seem to follow a trend. Remember when every other book had the word ‘girl’ in the title?…

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CIS: The Glimpses of the Moon

Written by Edmund Crispin — Oxford don and armchair detective Gervase Fen saw a fair bit of England in the course of nine novels and two…

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League of American Traitors

Written by Matthew Landis — This debut YA thriller is set in the modern day, but with one foot firmly planted in American history. The promising…

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Glass Houses

Written by Louise Penny — One of the most haunting and lyrical novels I’ve read in recent years is The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny. It…

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His Bloody Project audiobook

Written by Graeme Macrae Burnet, narrated by Antony Ferguson — This remarkable faux true crime thriller was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize and…

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Resurrection Bay

Written by Emma Viskic — Over the five years I’ve been reviewing for Crime Fiction Lover, some of my most memorable reads have featured protagonists…

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Reconciliation for the Dead

Written by Paul E Hardisty —Decisions have consequences, so we must learn to live with them. Easier said than done when you’re a young soldier…

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All the Wicked Girls

Written by Chris Whitaker — Chris Whitaker’s debut, Tall Oaks, was a heady mix of humour and tragedy, with a very believable American setting even though…

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The Word is Murder

Written by Anthony Horowitz — Here at Crime Fiction Lover we always get really excited when Horowitz has another novel published – for one thing reviews…

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Suburra

Written by Carlo Bonini and Giancarlo De Cataldo, translated by Antony Shugaar — Rome is said to be the city of echoes, the city of illusions,…

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