Blood Song

Written by Johana Gustawsson, translated by David Warriner — Kerstin, Götan and Louise Lindbergh are viciously murdered and their tongues cut out in their home…

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Back to the Garden

Written by EI Weiner — These days, there’s a bit of a fashion for crime books with song lyrics in their titles and here’s one…

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Lady in the Lake

Written by Laura Lippman — Here’s an author who has garnered a legion of fans over the years – including Stephen King, who has reviewed…

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The Appointment

Written by Dylan Young — The cover and title of this novel scream medical thriller but this novel is firmly in the psychological thrills category.…

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Little Siberia

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by David Hackston — In some ways, Little Siberia is reminiscent of Antti Tuomainen’s very first novel, The Healer, which…

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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…

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The Poison Garden

Written by Alex Marwood — Earlier this year I read MW Craven’s Black Summer and marvelled at the brilliance of its first chapter. Alex Marwood…

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Errant Blood

Written by CF Peterson — Errant Blood is an ambitious literary thriller which brings together many different strands. At its heart is Eamon Ansgar, the…

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The Dance of Death

Written by Oliver Bottini, translated by Jamie Bulloch — On a foggy Saturday afternoon an armed man appears in the garden of the Niemann family…

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Gretchen

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

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Knife

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Neil Smith — Wallander, Salander and Beck are characters who sit at the top table of Scandinavian crime fiction,…

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Over Your Shoulder

Written by CJ Carver — Followers of this site have met this author before – a former book rep and travel writer, Caroline Carver won…

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Good Girl, Bad Girl

Written by Michael Robotham — In the past, Crime Fiction Lover reviewers have commented on how good Michael Robotham is at creating feisty, troubled, wholly…

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The Last Stage

Written by Louise Voss — Back in the 1990s, Cohen was one of the biggest bands on the planet, giving the likes of U2 and…

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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…

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Wolves at the Door

Written by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett —Considered to be the godfather of Nordic noir, Gunnar Staalasen is an icon in Norway, so much…

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