Robicheaux: You Know My Name

Written by James Lee Burke — For a story setting that immediately and richly evokes a colourful geographic, cultural, moral, and culinary milieu, it’s hard…

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Savages: The Wedding

Written by Sabri Louatah, translated by Gavin Bowd — Savages: The Wedding is the first book in the Saint Étienne Quartet. It was Sabri Louatah’s…

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An Aegean April

Written by Jeffery Siger — It is Easter time on the Greek Island of Lesvos and the shipping tycoon Mihalis Volandes is about to become…

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Anatomy of a Scandal

Written by Sarah Vaughan — Sexual abuse is a topic which fills miles of column inches these days. The #MeToo movement has made headlines too,…

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I’ll Keep You Safe

Written by Peter May — Fans of Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy will be delighted that he has returned to the windswept Hebridean islands for his latest murder…

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City Without Stars

Written by Tim Baker — It seems like a long time since Tim Baker’s explosive JFK assassination based debut, Fever City, hit the shelves in April 2016. Fever…

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An English Murder

Written by Cyril Hare — Faber and Faber’s new reissue of Cyril Hare’s 1951 novel An English Murder could not be more timely as division…

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Plague Pits and River Bones

Written by Karen Charlton — These days, my crime fiction world tends to be filled with psychological thrillers and domestic noir, the majority of which…

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The End of Lies

Written by Andrew Barrett — “How can you tell if you’re lying to yourself?” this crime thriller begins, and it’s a good question. Middle-aged librarian…

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The Chalk Man

Written by CJ Tudor — CJ Tudor’s highly anticipated debut – sold to 39 territories, and with a film deal rumoured to be in the works…

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White Bodies

Written by Jane Robins — White Bodies is a fun read that puts a 21st century twist on the premise of the famous 1951 Alfred…

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Zen and the Art of Murder

Written by Oliver Bottini, translated by Jamie Bulloch — With its title, you might expect this book to be about a father and son on…

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A Map of the Dark

Written by Karen Ellis — Elsa Myers is the New York representative for the FBI’s Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Unit in this debut from Karen Ellis.…

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Alive in Shape and Color

Edited by Lawrence Block — That wily fox of Manhattan crime writing Lawrence Block has been weaving his Matthew Scudder stories for over 40 years…

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The Bomb Maker

Written by Thomas Perry — We are only just in to the New Year, but few books you read this year will start better than…

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The Missing Girl

Written by Jenny Quintana — Anna Flores’s beloved older sister Gabriella went missing as a teenager and Anna never quite recovered from the loss. She…

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