The Darkest Heart

Dan Smith is a wizard at conjuring up the atmosphere of inaccessible, hostile locations around the world. This time it’s the mining landscape of inland…

The dark heart of Brazil

Images of Brazil and the beautiful game are all over our screens at the moment, so it’s a fitting time to see the country represented…

1919 and all that

On the Radar — Given it’s the centenary of the beginning of The Great War this year, what better place to start than a book…

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Red Winter

Written by Dan Smith — Dan Smith’s previous novel The Child Thief, an intense thriller set among the Bolshevik-infested forests of 1930’s Ukraine, was one of…

The Child Thief

Written by Dan Smith — Leaving behind the tropical locales of his previous works, Dark Horizons and Dry Season, Dan Smith’s third book, The Child…

Interview: Dan Smith

Released last month, Dan Smith’s third novel The Child Thief is already garnering rave reviews, and deservedly so. Set in 1930s Ukraine it is beautifully…