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…

Hot, hot, hot

On the Radar — Can you spot the incendiary thread that runs through the first three new crime releases this week? We’ve got arson and…

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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…

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…

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,…

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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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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