Recommended

Juliet & Romeo

The ultimate love story is also a crime story at heart, strewn as it is with murders, a gang war, suicides and a dark sense of desperation. British author David Hewson expertly spins Shakespeare’s story into one where Juliet is the driving force in Renaissance…
Read more
iBookKindlePrintReviews

Juliet & Romeo

Written by David Hewson — Violent gangs roaming city streets looking for trouble. Murder. Illicit love. Poison. Suicide. And what amounts to the sale of a human being. It’s hard to argue that Shakespeare wasn’t a crime writer, and these elements come to the fore…
Read more
News

The Cutting Edge, and more

On the Radar — Lincoln Rhyme is right up there with the best detectives in crime fiction, and Jeffery Deaver has made the character a favourite with readers around the world. What’s fascinating about Rhyme, who was played by Denzel Washington in The Bone Collector,…
Read more
News

New from Korea

On the Radar — You know that we get excited about crime fiction from overseas markets here on Crime Fiction Lover. South Korea already manufactures some of the finest smartphones and containerships in the world, but the country’s latest export is the crime novel The…
Read more
News

It's a matter of honour

On the Radar — Social relevance is one of the number one topics discussed by authors at crime fiction festivals these days, particularly with all the populist politics, extremism and injustice going on in the world today. And as subjects go, they don’t come much hotter…
Read more
iBookKindlePrintReviews

Little Sister

Written by David Hewson — This third police procedural in Hewson’s Netherlands series again features Amsterdam police brigadier Pieter Vos and his misfit Frieslander colleague, Laura Bakker. The story centres on the plight of Mia and Kim Timmers, orphaned twins – originally from a set of…
Read more
iBookKindlePrintReviews

The House of Dolls

Written by David Hewson — With his three novelisations of Danish sensation The Killing, British crime writer David Hewson has elevated the TV tie-in novel into a literary event. He’s even started a trend in crime adaptations that build on original television scripts: Erin Kelly…
Read more
News

New books in Santa's crime stocking

On the Radar – We’re feeling decidedly festive here at CFL. Santa Claus has left us a rather fine selection of crime fiction in our stocking this year. Our final new books report of 2012 gives you a sneaky peak at some of the books…
Read more