The Long Call

Written by Ann Cleeves — Jimmy Perez and the Shetland series are no more. Time for a wee break from writing then, Ann Cleeves? Errr,…

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The Appointment

Written by Dylan Young — The cover and title of this novel scream medical thriller but this novel is firmly in the psychological thrills category.…

A House of Ghosts

Written by WC Ryan — Blackwater Island lies of the Devon Coast. The year is 1917 and the Great War, still raging, has made the already…

Death in the Woods

Written by Bernie Steadman –- The first book in the A West Country Crime Mystery series begins appropriately enough with a group of boys discovering…

In the footsteps of Agatha Christie

When Kenneth Branagh’s big screen version of Murder on the Orient Express comes to British cinemas on 3 November, another generation of crime fiction fans…

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The Order of Things

Written by Graham Hurley — Here’s a book that will quickly grab your attention, and possibly that of any recently consumed meals as well. The story begins…

The Lost Child

Written by Ann Troup — Despite the title, the true nature of the crime in this captivating debut novel never becomes apparent until the very end.…

Tell Tale

Written by Mark Sennen — It is always something of a lottery for a reader to discover an author and character mid-series. Will you feel…

Sins of the Father

Written by Graham Hurley — In England’s West Country, DS Jimmy Suttle is called in to investigate the brutal murder of Rupert Moncrieff, a wealthy…

Fall From Grace

Written by Tim Weaver — David Raker is a specialist. The former journalist is an expert at finding missing people, particularly when the police have…

Interview: Belinda Bauer

Five novels into her crime career, Belinda Bauer has become a favourite among critics and readers alike. Her 2010 debut, Blacklands won the CWA Gold…

The Facts of Life and Death

Ruby Trick is an over-weight 10 year-old at a Devon primary school. Her workshy father sits at home dreaming of being a cowboy. When a…