A Noise Downstairs

Written by Linwood Barclay — This could be called The Case of the Haunted Typewriter, because an old-fashioned typewriter is one of the eeriest images…

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Overkill

Written by Vanda Symon — Tree-lined river banks. Long, winding roads through creepy rows of corn. Secluded woods that block out the light. And houses…

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Sticks and Stones

Written by Jo Jakeman — Phillip Rochester was a man who had everything – an ex-wife who acted more like his mother, a wife he…

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Sins as Scarlet

Written by Nicolas Obregon — Detective Kosuke Iwata is back, this time back in Los Angeles, after escaping a hell of his own making in…

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Paris in the Present Tense

Written by Mark Helprin, narrated by Bronson Pinchot — For those days when you just can’t face another serial killer and would like a crime novel…

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Death in the Woods

Written by Bernie Steadman –- The first book in the A West Country Crime Mystery series begins appropriately enough with a group of boys discovering…

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Unrest

Written by Jesper Stein, translated by David Young — Detective Alex Steen of the Copenhagen homicide division is a divorcee who still pines for his…

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Harrogate 2018 – a little bit different

Catherine Turnbull reports on the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, with photos by Charlotte Graham What gives the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival…

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Don’t You Cry

Written by Cass Green, narrated by Lisa Coleman, Anna Bentinck, Huw Parmenter and Richard Trinder — This exciting new psychological thriller from Cass Green, a…

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Yellowhammer

Written by James Henry — It’s the little things that make you feel old. Hearing a familiar song on the radio and realising it is…

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Juliet & Romeo

Written by David Hewson — Violent gangs roaming city streets looking for trouble. Murder. Illicit love. Poison. Suicide. And what amounts to the sale of…

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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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Do No Harm

Written by LV Hay — Some authors delight in leading their readers up the garden path and, in truth, many of us love being taken…

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