Wolves at doors, bodies in wells…

On the Radar — There are delectable treats for crime fiction lovers from start to finish in this week’s new books column. We’ll start you…

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First look: More Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

Everyone’s heard of Sherlock Holmes. He’s one of the most famous fictional detectives ever created. However, once you’ve read Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s entire Holmes…

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Thomas Harris returns

On the Radar — The American author Thomas Harris has only written five novels but he’s one of the most impactful crime writers of all…

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The crime fiction innovators

On the Radar — What a time we have ahead with huge releases on the way from Denise Mina and Jeffery Deaver. There are new…

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The Katharina Code

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — If you’re into Scandinavian crime fiction but not familiar with the William Wisting series by Norwegian…

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We dare you…

On the Radar — Yes, we dare you to peruse this deadly selection of crime novels landing on the shelves soon. We’re leading off with…

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The Turner Prize for crime

On the Radar — Contemporary art will cost you an arm and a leg these days… well, an arm at least. This is one of…

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Holidays from hell

On the Radar — Are you ready for Easter? Be on your guard because bad things can happen during the holidays and in Chris Brookmyre’s…

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First look: Knife by Jo Nesbo

Here it is, the front cover of Knife, the 12th Harry Hole thriller by Norwegian crime fiction author Jo Nesbo. To catch up on the…

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A Book of Bones, and more

On the Radar — It’s a strong week for new releases and our books news column brings you the latest from Louise Beech and Alafair…

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That old black magic

On the Radar — Today we’re in the thrall of Christopher Fowler once again as Bryant and May return for a murder case that’s caught…

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Bernie Gunther’s last stand

On the Radar — That sad day will soon be upon. Yes, Philip Kerr’s final Bernie Gunther novel is hitting the shelves soon and it’s…

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