Memo to self: read crime fiction

On the Radar — If you’ve read the South African crime authors Roger Smith or Deon Meyer, you might want to write a memo to…

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Alpha females lead the way

On the Radar — If you take a look through this week’s book pile, one thing will strike you. All the top books have a…

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Cold Desert Sky, and more…

On the Radar — With a trip back to 1946 Los Angeles, British author Rod Reynolds takes us into James Ellroy’s stomping ground in our…

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New prize for BAME crime authors

Though writers like Lionel Shriver might not like it, Penguin Random House has made a commitment to reflecting Britain’s ethnic diversity in the writers it…

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Do you believe?

On the Radar — There’s a bit of a religious theme emerging among some of the books in this week’s new crime fiction report. In…

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Take a seat in the Oval Office

Former US president Bill Clinton and American crime author James Patterson will be promoting their joint writing venture – The President is Missing – by…

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He has risen

On the Radar — This week, our new books column gets going with a writer who first came to our attention in 2014, when he…

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Dr Noir reports on CrimeFest 2018

Between 17 and 20 May, crime fiction lovers from around the world flocked to the city of Bristol for its annual CrimeFest convention, with special…

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