Village of the Lost Girls

Written by Agustin Martínez, translated by Frank Wynne — This missing persons thriller, with its twists racing through the hairpin bends of the Pyrenees, is a…

The Marsh King’s Daughter

In The Marsh King’s Daughter, Karen Dionne skilfully blends hard-core survivalism with tense family drama, all wrapped up in the appropriately swampy marshland of Michigan’s…

Six Four

Written by Hideo Yokoyama, translated by Jonathan Lloyd-Davies — The main attraction of a police procedural is the opportunity for readers to watch the characters develop over…

The Shut Eye

Gold Dagger winner Belinda Bauer‘s latest novel sees a return for DCI Marvel, first encountered in her 2011 story Darkside. Marvel is a true misanthrope,…

The Shut Eye

Written by Belinda Bauer – Expectations are always high for a new novel from Belinda Bauer, winner of the CWA Gold Dagger for her debut,…

Vanished

Written by Elizabeth Heiter — Evelyn Baine is a top profiler with the FBI. Her speciality is human behaviour, but her own personal story informs…

Shallow Waters

Written by Rebecca Bradley — Here at Crime Fiction Lover, we like to discover new authors, whether traditionally or self-published. Rebecca Bradley’s debut novel introduces…

Gods of Gold

Written by Chris Nickson — In the Yorkshire city of Leeds, there is a massive gulf between the rich and the poor. It is 1890,…

This Dark Road to Mercy

Cash’s first novel, A Land More Kind Than Home was widely admired. Here he tells a tale which is equally gripping and endearing. Easter Quillby…

Therapy

Written by Sebastian Fitzek, translated by Sally-Ann Spencer — Sebastian Fitzek is going to be the next big name in crime fiction coming out of…

Interview: Wiley Cash

Wiley Cash is a native of North Carolina who now lives in West Virginia. His debut novel was A Land More Kind Than Home, where…

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The Burning Air

Written by Erin Kelly — The Poison Tree was a remarkable debut, a very English psychological suspense novel about an outsider enchanted by glamorous new…

Death in Florence

Written by Marco Vichi, translated by Stephen Sartarelli — Italian crime writing, often preoccupied with the country’s cuisine and corruption, is among the best in the…

The Vanishing Point

Written by Val McDermid — OK, it’s confession time. I haven’t read a Val McDermid novel before. However I have read plenty about the author…