Holidays from hell

On the Radar — Are you ready for Easter? Be on your guard because bad things can happen during the holidays and in Chris Brookmyre’s…

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The Way of All Flesh

Written by Ambrose Parry — Will Raven is a lowly medical clerk living in Edinburgh’s poor Old Town but if he can just get through…

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Places in the Darkness

Written by Chris Brookmyre — In this sci-fi crime in space thriller, Chris Brookmyre leaves the earthly delights of Scotland for the mean streets of…

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From Aberdeen to outer space

On the Radar — This week we bring you ten books you’ll find hard to choose between, because they all look so intriguing. We kick…

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Interview: Chris Brookmyre

In the last year Chris Brookmyre has won both the William McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Fiction and the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of…

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Bloody Scotland crime festival revelations

Bloody Scotland has announced its line up of crime-writing suspects and is staging its gala opening of the annual crime festival this year in Stirling…

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Want You Gone

Written by Chris Brookmyre – This is the eighth book featuring Jack Parlabane but he shares top billing in this one. Sam Morpeth is a…

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Dark, deadly tartan tales a-woven

On the Radar — This week’s On the Radar column begins with three deadly tales from the tomes of Tartan noir, as a trio of Scottish authors…

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The most wanted crime books of 2017

The new year is upon us and our team is already chomping at the bit for the tidal wave of new releases 2017 will bring. Without doubt, there will…

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Mal McEwan: Top five books of 2016

The glorious potential of crime fiction to lead us into other lives and times is unsurpassed. My list will lead you to various corners of…

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Witness protection?

On the Radar — A true mixture this week with forensics, secret government agencies, crimes out in the American wilderness, and a strange esoteric mystery…

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Back to Barchester

On the Radar — Anthony Trollope visits his own fictional cathedral city of Barchester in our headline title this week, while in the present day…

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Events: an Autumn of crime

If you missed the annual summer pilgrimage to Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival, fear not. Autumn has a bumper crop of…

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