That old black magic

On the Radar — Today we’re in the thrall of Christopher Fowler once again as Bryant and May return for a murder case that’s caught…

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Hall of Mirrors

Written by Christopher Fowler — Hall of Mirrors is the 15th novel in Christopher Fowler’s Bryant and May series, adding to over 40 books the…

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Come and find a new crime novel…

On the Radar — It’s fair to say that this week we are looking at some of the biggest hitters in British crime fiction. That makes…

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Wild Chamber

Written by Christopher Fowler — Last year Christopher Fowler won the prestigious CWA Dagger in the Library award which recognises a significant body of work, as…

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Bryant and May go wild

On the Radar — Seven new books for you this week, starting with the latest Christopher Fowler’s new Bryant and May novel. He’s an author…

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Strange Tide

Christopher Fowler takes risks. His two detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, are improbably ancient. I think they were old in their WWII debut mystery,…

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Bryant & May – Strange Tide

Written by Christopher Fowler — The Peculiar Crimes Unit is a kind of lost property facility for London’s Metropolitan Police. Orphan crimes, unsolved murders, unexplained…

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Bryant, May, and more…

On the Radar — There’s already a buzz in the crime fiction world about the new Bryant & May novel by Christopher Fowler, and you’ll…

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Keith Nixon: Top five books of 2015

My year in crime has been a mix of the new and the old. Favourite authors revisited and fresh faces. I have a real soft…

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Bryant & May – London’s Glory

Written by Christopher Fowler — If ever there were a more apposite and descriptive title for a book, then I have yet to see it.…

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Who will win Dagger in the Library 2016?

Nominations are now open for the Crime Writers’ Association’s 2016 Dagger in the Library Award, and the winner will be chosen by the readers themselves. It’s a unique…

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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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The Sand Men

Written by Christopher Fowler — As the newspapers tell us, Britain is suffering from poor productivity. But that’s not a charge that can be levelled at…

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The Burning Man

By the time a series reaches its 12th novel, it can lose some of its spark. Not so, it seems, with Christopher Fowler’s Bryant &…

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Bryant & May – The Burning Man

Written by Christopher Fowler — London is a city under siege, its angry population taking to the streets to protest at yet another banking scandal…

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