Her Pretty Face

Written by Robyn Harding — Frances Metcalfe is at an all time low. She’s overweight and unhappy, and when her son Marcus, who has ADHD,…

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The Long Road from Paris

Written by Kirby Williams — This is Kirby Williams’s second thriller featuring New Orleans jazz prodigy Urby Brown, an expat living in Paris even as…

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Another cold and freezing night…

On the Radar — Bernard Minier is one of several French writers who has taken the American noir novel format and given it a Gallic…

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Village of the Lost Girls

Written by Agustin Martínez, translated by Frank Wynne — This missing persons thriller, with its twists racing through the hairpin bends of the Pyrenees, is a…

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The Flower Girls

Written by Alice Clark-Platts — With children who kill as its main focus, The Flower Girls by Alice Clark-Platts has ‘controversy’ written all over it.…

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Nemesis

Written by Rory Clements — If you’ve read the previous two adventures featuring Cambridge professor Tom Wilde you will know that he has little time to…

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The Disappeared

Written by Sibel Hodge — How far would you go for a bar of chocolate? I’m guessing not as far as some of the people…

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A Long Night in Paris

Written by Dov Alfon, translated by Daniella Zamir — This espionage thriller does indeed occupy a long night in Paris, in Jerusalem, and in several…

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Scrublands

Written by Chris Hammer — In recent years, Australia has been the setting for some of crime fiction’s best-received novels. Think of The Dry by…

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Red Snow

Written by Will Dean — Shortlisted for Not the Booker and recommended by the Zoe Ball Book Club, and not to mention a five-star review…

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Face your Nemesis

On the Radar — Lots of themes and different styles this week, with a creepy occult thriller, The Murder House and a fish mystery set…

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