Kill the election blues

On the Radar — So, 12 December is election day in the UK and everyone who’s not heatedly arguing about politics is heatedly telling everybody…

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Lady with death on her mind

On the Radar — Peter James – the UK’s best crime author according to readers of the WH Smith books blog – leads us off…

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Alex Cross goes home

On the Radar — For all James Patterson’s constant output, Alex Cross is his standout creation, and the good doctor heads up our selection of…

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King of horror, prince of crime

On the Radar — Writing detective fiction is becoming a regular for Stephen King, who is following up Mr Mercedes with a new case for retired…

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Silent Scream

Set in England’s Black Country – so named because of its sooty industrial past – this is a serial killer novel with a difference. Five…

Silent Scream

Written by Angela Marsons — You’d be forgiven for thinking you’d seen everything when it comes to serial killer novels. It’s been a while since something really…

Killer plants and Killer Reads

On the Radar — This week we bring you the latest book by Louise Voss, with a title that parallels the carnivorous Venus Fly Trap plant…

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