Insidious Intent

Written by Val McDermid — In a crowded genre where the word ‘girl’ has become so overused in book titles, it’s a breath of fresh…

Splinter the Silence

Val McDermid brings British crime fiction’s favourite odd couple, Carol Jordan and Tony Hill, back for their ninth outing, but things are different. Jordan is…

Interview: Val McDermid

Val McDermid is something of a media personality these days, often popping up on TV and radio. She was even asked about writing an opera…

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Splinter the Silence

Written by Val McDermid — Trust the high-priestess of crime writing to take a headline-grabbing phenomenon and turn it to her nefarious advantage. Not long ago, the only…

Cross and Burn

Written by Val McDermid –- These days, bookshop shelves and Amazon listings are packed to overflowing with crime fiction. Some is poor, some good, some…

The Retribution

Written by Val McDermid – The Retribution is the seventh book featuring Tony Hill and Carol Jordan. A fantastic series, I was incredibly excited to read the…