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On the Radar: Hello again, Marlowe

Originally created by Raymond Chandler, Philip Marlowe has inspired legions of hardboiled PIs. His clipped storytelling style is often mimicked but never bettered. So when a skilled author like Joe Ide comes along and writes a novel about the character, we sit up and pay…
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On the Radar: Meet Quinn Quicksilver

The American mystery writer Dean Koontz returns, and he’s created an enigmatic new protagonist – but that’s not all we’ve got for you in our new books report this week. Another returnee is British writer Louise Welsh along with her Glaswegian auctioneer Rilke, and there…
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Dunbar to return in Ridley on ITV

ITV and West Road Pictures have started shooting Ridley, a new crime drama set in the North of England starring Adrian Dunbar – known to many as Superintendent Ted Hastings from the hit series Line of Duty. Starring in the title role, Dunbar plays a…
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On the Radar: January novels to savour

We started 2021 not knowing what would happen with COVID and the economy, and 2022 gets underway with similar uncertainty. At least you can count on Crime Fiction Lover to bring you the latest new crime releases in our On the Radar column. Our latest…
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Want to write a crime novel? Learn from the best...

Award-winning English crime author Martin Edwards has come up with a criminally good idea that will appeal to serious writers who want to hone their skills. He’s partnered with editorial consultancy Fiction Feedback to offer a different kind of online crime-writing course, called Crafting Crime. …
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