Gretchen

Written by Shannon Kirk — The crime – the first one, that is – is kidnapping. Shannon Kirk’s gripping new psychological thriller Gretchen begins with…

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Knife

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Neil Smith — Wallander, Salander and Beck are characters who sit at the top table of Scandinavian crime fiction,…

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Hot thrills and cold ones too

On the Radar — Our new releases column returns with some hot August releases for you. Thriller fans will be looking forward to Ruth Ware’s…

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Over Your Shoulder

Written by CJ Carver — Followers of this site have met this author before – a former book rep and travel writer, Caroline Carver won…

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Good Girl, Bad Girl

Written by Michael Robotham — In the past, Crime Fiction Lover reviewers have commented on how good Michael Robotham is at creating feisty, troubled, wholly…

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Crime fiction miracles

On the Radar — It really is a miracle how popular crime fiction has been this century, and we’ve got a barrel full of amazement…

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The Last Stage

Written by Louise Voss — Back in the 1990s, Cohen was one of the biggest bands on the planet, giving the likes of U2 and…

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Crime tours USA

Summer’s here and that’s the cue to go on holiday. For crime fiction lovers heading to the US this summer – or already there for…

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Blood

Written by Maggie Gee — Far from the ordinary crime story, literary author Maggie Gee’s Blood is a comic excursion into the rough-and-tumble mind of…

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Wolves at the Door

Written by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett —Considered to be the godfather of Nordic noir, Gunnar Staalasen is an icon in Norway, so much…

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The Stories You Tell

Written by Kristen Lepionka — This is the third outing for Ohio-based private investigator Roxane Weary. Columbus is in the grip of winter when Roxane…

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Back to Poe land

On the Radar — The Baltimore area was home to one of the first great crime fiction authors in the form of Edgar Allan Poe,…

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The Spider Dance

Written by Nick Setchfield — Nick Setchfield’s debut The War in the Dark, which came out last year, was highly enjoyable. In my review I…

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The Best Laid Plans

Edited by Judy Penz Sheluk — We’re just hitting that time of year when beach and poolside beckons. And what better way to get your…

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Those People

Written by Louise Candlish — With her penchant for writing books about the perils of owning a property, London-based author Louise Candlish is rapidly turning…

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