England’s Finest

The exploits of extraordinary elderly eccentrics DCIs Arthur Bryant and John May of the Peculiar Crimes Unit in London are misremembered with much black humour…

England’s Finest

Written by Christopher Fowler — ­It often feels like you have hit the jackpot when you fall in love with books featuring terrific fictional characters…

The Best Laid Plans

Edited by Judy Penz Sheluk — We’re just hitting that time of year when beach and poolside beckons. And what better way to get your…

Exit Wounds

Edited by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan — When the cover of a new book of short stories is emblazoned with the names of…

First look: Ten Year Stretch

They write about death, but this time they’re doing it for a good cause. That’s right. To celebrate 10 years of CrimeFest – the crime…

Murder on Christmas Eve

Edited by Cecily Gayford — Following Murder Under the Christmas Tree last year, this is the second collection of mysteries for the festive season produced…

In Sunlight or In Shadow

Lawrence Block edited this collection of 17 stories that are all inspired, based on or riff off the paintings of the great Edward Hopper. Block makes…