The Martian Girl

Themes of mesmerism and the blurring of identities inhabit this standalone novel from Andrew Martin, author of the Jim Stringer steam detective series. In London…

The Martian Girl

Written by Andrew Martin — What a great title for a crime novel, and with the cover swirling together current and historical London landmarks and a…

Cold Desert Sky, and more…

On the Radar — With a trip back to 1946 Los Angeles, British author Rod Reynolds takes us into James Ellroy’s stomping ground in our…

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Soot

Written by Andrew Martin — Here’s an author who is no stranger at all to historical crime fiction. Back in 2011 he won the CWA’s…

Can you catch a shadow?

On the Radar — Apologies for complaining, if you live in a hot climate, but it’s been such a furnace in the UK this week…

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The Yellow Diamond

Written by Andrew Martin — With his series featuring Jim Stringer investigating crimes on the Edwardian railways and non-fiction titles exploring famous rail journeys and the…

Interview: Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin has written nine Jim Stringer novels, which are set in the early 20th century and all feature the railways. His book Somme Stations…

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The Baghdad Railway Club

Written by Andrew Martin — Can you imagine an ‘anti’ version of Downton Abbey? What would it look like? Maybe the pretty-but-featureless countryside would be…