Rules for Perfect Murders

Written by Peter Swanson — Anthony Horowitz calls this entertaining new puzzle mystery by Peter Swanson ‘fiendish good fun’, and that really hits the nail…

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The Coldest Warrior

Written by Paul Vidich — The boundaries between espionage and crime fiction sometimes can be murky and hard to define, and other times clear as…

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Pele’s Domain

Written by Albert Tucher — Al Tucher has made something of a specialty of setting his crime stories in Hawaii, especially the Big Island, and…

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Hide your bones, Tempe Brennan is back

On the Radar — March 2020 sees the return of Kathy Reichs and her main character, Temperance Brennan. As a forensic anthropologist, there’s nothing Tempe…

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The Recovery of Rose Gold

Written by Stephanie Wrobel — Teenager Rose Gold Watts has spent much of her life in a wheelchair. She’s been in and out of hospital,…

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The Holdout

Written by Graham Moore — The courtroom drama is a familiar and well worn trope in the land of crime fiction. The likes of John…

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Firewatching

Written by Russ Thomas — Meet DS Adam Tyler. He is the sole member of South Yorkshire Police’s cold case team, sidelined after an ‘incident’…

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The evil lurking

On the Radar — Here we are with our weekly round-up of new crime releases, and it’s safe to say that there’s evil lurking –…

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Under Occupation

Written by Alan Furst — Political thriller writer Alan Furst is the master of ‘storm clouds massing over Europe’ novels, set in the 1930s. His…

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The Wild One

Written by Nick Petrie — This is Nick Petrie’s fifth thriller featuring PTSD-afflicted Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran Peter Ash, and it retains every bit…

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The Stranger comes calling to Netflix

The Stranger is a Netflix eight-part mini-series that won’t do much to encourage you to make new friends. It’s a psychological thriller and was originally…

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