Wrecked

Written by Joe Ide, narrated by Sullivan Jones — This is the third crime thriller I’ve listened to by this astonishing duo, and familiarity has…

Countdown to Osaka

Written by Joe Hefferon — Crime fiction set in Japan, Korea and other counties of the Far East is gaining in popularity, and even Western…

When Trouble Sleeps

Written by Leye Adenle — In recent years African authors making inroads into the crime genre with what has been labelled Sunshine noir, proving that murder…

Dead of Night

Written by Michael Stanley — The South African crime writing duo Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip have taken a break from their Detective Kubu series, set…

Boise Longpig Hunting Club

Written by Nick Kolakowski — Idaho bounty hunter Jake Halligan’s relationship with the Boise police force is difficult enough without any extra complications. The police take…

Kiss of Death

Written by Paul Finch — UK crime fiction stalwart Paul Finch has made an enviable career for himself, no doubt helped by his experiences as a…

How it Happened

American writer Michael Koryta is finding the transition from promising newcomer to established bestselling author and easy one. In How It Happened, FBI agent Rob…

Some Die Nameless

Written by Wallace Stroby — Ray Devlin is a middle-aged ex-mercenary whose deepest wish is to be left alone. He lives in a houseboat in Florida,…

The Anomaly

Written by Michael Rutger — The Anomaly Files is a YouTube channel that owes no small debt to the X-Files. Depending on your point of…

How it Happened

Written by Michael Koryta — It was Rob Barrett’s academic research into criminal interrogation which led him to join the FBI, and it was his reputation…

Death Notice

Written by Zhou Haohui, translated by Zac Haluza — A modern action and psychological thriller by a Chinese writer based in China with political themes? Is…

Righteous

Written by Joe Ide, narrated by Sullivan Jones — Righteous is Joe Ide’s second crime novel about Isaiah Quintabe, a young black man living in tough…

Presumed Dead

Written by Mason Cross — In Presumed Dead the ex-special forces man Carter Blake returns for his fifth outing offering his services as an all-action finder…

Deep Blue Trouble

Written by Steph Broadribb — Lori Anderson, Steph Broadribb’s Florida-based bounty hunter and single mother, returns in Deep Blue Trouble. There’s no rest for Lori as…

Into the Black Nowhere

Written by Meg Gardiner — Last year, Meg Gardiner’s first Unsub novel was published. It went on to receive praise from crime fiction luminaries as varied…

The Bomb Maker

Written by Thomas Perry — We are only just in to the New Year, but few books you read this year will start better than…