Envy

Written by Amanda Robson — Domestic noir gets another fraught outing in Amanda Robson’s new tale of destructive obsession set in London. Upwardly mobile young…

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The Cold Summer

Written by Gianrico Carofiglio, translated by Howard Curtis — Real-life events from 1992 are woven into Gianrico Carofiglio’s fascinating contribution to Italian crime fiction. The…

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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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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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Beside the Syrian Sea

Written by James Wolff — Reading this debut feels like a stroll in a dangerous section of town. That’s probably how the protagonist in this…

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Paper Ghosts

Written by Julia Heaberlin — Julia Heaberlin’s can’t-put-it-down follow-up to her bestselling Black-Eyed Susans is the ultimate amateur sleuth tale. Grace is 24, living Central…

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Watching You

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Neil Smith — Right out of the gate, Arne Dahl’s latest screenplay-ready Nordic noir thriller holds fast and never…

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Ill Will

Written by Dan Chaon — Past and present crimes haunt the two main protagonists of this beautifully crafted new literary thriller. In the present day,…

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A Darkness Absolute

Written by Kelley Armstrong — As A Darkness Absolute opens, Detective Casey Duncan and her colleague Deputy Will Anders are on snowmobiles roaming the Canadian wilderness…

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The Follower

Written by Koethi Zan — The ‘will they, won’t they?’ storyline is standard issue in romantic tales for page, stage and screen. So why mention it in the…

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The Devil’s Daughters

Written by Diana Bretherick — Formerly a criminal barrister, Diana Bretherick now lectures in criminology at the University of Portsmouth. In 2012, she won the Good…

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Baby Doll

Written by Hollie Overton — Twins have loomed large in some of fiction’s finest moments. Who can forget that creepy pair in Stephen King’s The…

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The Missing Hours

Written by Emma Kavanagh — A mother is out in the park, watching her young daughters at play. What on earth could prompt her to…

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Redemption Road

Written by John Hart, narrated by Scott Shepherd — You’d never guess this crime thriller is award-winning author John Hart’s first novel with a female…

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Abigale Hall

Written by Lauren A Forry — London, spring 1947. Bombed out houses stand like rotten teeth in an old man’s jaw, and the city is recovering from…

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In Her Wake

Amanda Jennings adds a whole new twist to the missing child plotline in this finely crafted example of domestic noir, set on the rugged Cornish…

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