The race is on

On the Radar — Troubling as it may be, race is high up on the political agenda at the moment. Crime authors, being perceptive and…

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Big and Bloody Scotland

Torches as mighty as claymores fired up the biggest Bloody Scotland crime writing festival to date, with an opening procession from the crag of Stirling…

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We’ve found The Missing Girls

On the Radar — Yes, the latest book from English author Carol Wyer is here and it’s called The Missing Girls. Her first two have…

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Nancy Mitford plays Nancy Drew

On the Radar — As our Classics in September 2017 event gets underway, it seems fitting to lead off with a story that takes a…

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Throwing stones

On the Radar — Given the title of Louise Penny’s latest novel, we’re expecting some stone throwing, or at least some of the double standards…

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Ngaio nominees from New Zealand

Have you heard of the Ngaio Marsh Awards, which celebrate the best of New Zealand crime fiction? Well, it’s an award system set up by…

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Murder is the word

On the Radar — Anthony Horowitz’s last book, Magpie Murders, took the author out of the YA mainstream and into the adult crime fiction mainstream…

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Appetite for destruction

On the Radar — It looks like 24 August is going to be a big date on the crime fiction calendar with releases from veteran…

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Crime Fiction Lover at six

It’s our birthday… Six years ago, Crime Fiction Lover was born and nobody visited our site! The next day, 35 fans of the genre paid…

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The flavour of French noir

On the Radar — This week sees new releases from two of France’s finest contemporary novelists: Fred Vargas and Pascal Garnier. So, get ready for…

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