Sorry for the Dead

Written by Nicola Upson — Those who enjoy Nicola Upson’s series featuring unconventional crime writer Josephine Tey, cast as a detective, will be used to the…

Curious Toys

Written by Elizabeth Hand — It is over three years since Elizabeth Hand released a crime novel – 2016’s Hard Light continued her run of…

A House of Ghosts

Written by WC Ryan — Blackwater Island lies of the Devon Coast. The year is 1917 and the Great War, still raging, has made the already…

Strange Gods

Written by Annamaria Alfieri– Strange Gods opens in 1911 in Kenya – the British East Africa colony and we meet 20-year-old Vera McIntosh. Vera has grown up…

The Heavenly Table

Written by Donald Ray Pollock — In the early 20th century, the three Jewett brothers are under the thumb of their crazily religious, impoverished failure…

A Rising Man

This prize-winning debut takes us back to 1919 Calcutta, where Sam Wyndham, formerly of the British Army and of Scotland Yard, has arrived to start a…

A Rising Man

Written by Abir Mukherjee — Calcutta, 1919, and the city is full of rising men. There are the colonials making fortunes in commodities like rubber…

NTN: Abir Mukherjee interviewed

Last February, we reported on how the previously unpublished writer Abir Mukherjee had won a crime writing competition run by The Daily Telegraph and Harvill Secker. His book,…

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