Hitler’s Secret

Written by Rory Clements — Cambridge professor Tom Wilde has more than an academic interest in espionage. He has risked his life over three previous…

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St Francis of Dogtown

Written by Wm Stage — Francis X Lenihan is a process server in St Louis in the late 1980s. He is a free spirit who…

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Collaborators

On the Radar — Today’s new crime books column starts off with a book that’s interesting because it’s the product of something quite rare in…

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Plender

Written by Ted Lewis — Northeast crime author Ted Lewis is credited with being one of the forefathers of British noir. His greatest commercial success…

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The Dead Don’t Sleep

Written by Steven Max Russo — It’s taken five decades for the long arm of retribution to reach halfway around the world and tap the…

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A Dark Matter

Written by Doug Johnstone — There’s death lurking in pretty much every crime novel, but it is the heart and soul of this quirky new…

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Taken by the other people

On the Radar — This week our On the Radar new crime fiction column gets going with a creepy thriller about child snatching by CJ…

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Mr Nobody

Written by Catherine Steadman — You’d think appearing in Downton Abbey would be enough to occupy actress Catherine Steadman’s time, but last year her debut…

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The Aosawa Murders

Written by Riku Onda, translated by Alison Watts — At the heart of The Aosawa Murders is a puzzle – who could have poisoned 17…

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Interview: Dreda Say Mitchell

There was fantastic news for the crime fiction community at the end of 2019 when the London-based author Dreda Say Mitchell was awarded an MBE.…

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Secret Service

Written by Tom Bradby — With a plot that would have seemed far-fetched just a few years ago, Tom Bradby’s latest political thriller feels like…

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Naked Came the Florida Man

Written by Tim Dorsey — ‘“Don’t shoot guns into the hurricane.” Elsewhere this would go without saying, but Floridians need to be told.’ So begins…

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Stasi Winter

Written by David Young — Stasi Winter is the fifth novel in the Stasi series featuring Karin Müller of the People’s Police in East Germany.…

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Cold Fear

Written by Mads Peder Norbo, translated by Charlotte Barlsund — Matthew Cave is a journalist who returned to the small town of Nuuk, West Greenland,…

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Three-a-Penny

Written by Lucy Malleson — This is a first for me on Crime Fiction Lover – the chance to review an autobiography by a Golden…

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