The Susan Effect

Written by Peter Hoeg, translated by Martin Aitken — Susan Svendsen and her family are away in India. Not together, mind you. Her husband, Laban,…

The Final Hour

Written by Tom Wood — The man known only as Victor is a professional assassin. He has worked off the books for a number of countries’…

Exile

Written by James Swallow — The first novel featuring James Swallow’s all-action hero Marc Dane came out last year. Nomad sold 100,000 copies as a hardback in the…

A Talent for Murder

Written by Andrew Wilson — It will soon be 100 years since Agatha Christie wrote her first crime novel, and her popularity remains undiminished around the…

The Fix

Written by David Baldacci — The third novel in the series begins with Amos Decker on his way to work one morning at the FBI in Washington, DC. Right…

Blackout

Written by Marc Elsberg — In this cyber thriller, Austrian author Marc Elsberg takes us into a nightmarish world of power cuts on a massive scale.…

Devour

Written by LA Larkin — When Michael Crichton died in 2008, we lost a fantastic storyteller capable of taking popular science and making it the…

Fever City

Tim Baker brings us a high voltage tale of kidnapping, the plot to murder JFK, and dark family secrets. His title can point us in…

Nowhere

Written by Roger Smith — After several standalone novels, a novella here and there, and dabbling in horror, South African author Roger Smith returns to slightly…

The Drifter

Written by Nicholas Petrie, narrated by Stephen Mendel — This exciting debut thriller pits US Marine lieutenant and veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars…

The Newsmakers

Written by Lis Wiehl (with Sebastian Stuart) — Erica Sparks is a TV news presenter who has come up the hard way. She is not so…

Oblivion

As titles go, Arnaldur Indridason’s Oblivion is pretty downbeat, but this is an enthralling look at the younger days of the glum Icelandic Detective Erlendur.…

Oblivion

Written by Arnaldur Indridason, translated by Victoria Cribb — Released in Iceland as Kamp Knox last November, Oblivion is the second of Arnaldur Indridason’s ‘young Erlendur‘…

The Bone Tree

This is the sequel to Greg Iles’ epic novel Natchez Burning and it tells the story of a decades-old battle in Louisiana and Mississipi between ruthless…

This Thing of Darkness

Written by Harry Bingham — You can soon tell that Fiona Griffiths isn’t just your average Detective Constable. Firstly, while examining a cold case file…