Little Liar

Written by Lisa Ballantyne — Here’s an author who has already made waves with her work. Lisa Ballantyne’s debut The Guilty One was nominated for…

No Place Like Home

Written by Rebecca Muddiman — Some people are born lucky, others drag their bad fortune behind them like Jacob Marley’s chains. Polly Cooke definitely falls into…

A Noise Downstairs

Written by Linwood Barclay — This could be called The Case of the Haunted Typewriter, because an old-fashioned typewriter is one of the eeriest images…

Do No Harm

Written by LV Hay — Some authors delight in leading their readers up the garden path and, in truth, many of us love being taken…

Interview: Laura Marshall

Laura Marshall worked in conference production for nearly 20 years before she finally took the plunge and decided to try her hand as a crime…

The Dead Ex

Written by Jane Corry — There’s something about Jane Corry’s writing that resonates with crime fiction lovers. Her 2016 book My Husband’s Wife was a psychological…

The Old You

Written by Louise Voss — You certainly can’t accuse Louise Voss of not having her finger on the pulse of things. Over her 18-year writing…

Interview: Amanda Jennings

Psychological thrillers set in the ’end of the world’ atmosphere of the Cornish coast in clifftop mansions are having a resurgence, 80 years after Daphne…

Our House

Written by Louise Candlish — “Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive…” The quote from Sir Walter Scott sums this…

Let Me Lie

Written by Clare Mackintosh – There’s a seemingly never-ending stream of psychological thrillers in the domestic noir pool and its tributaries at the moment. Ever…

Come a Little Closer

Written by Rachel Abbott — This is an author who never ceases to surprise her readers, which is why her self-published books are such a…

The Other Mother

Written by JA Baker — Three women who share one secret create myriad possibilities in this thriller from North East-based author JA Baker, published by…

CIS: Rediscovering Margaret Millar

It’s not that Margaret Millar was ever completely forgotten. She was admired by Truman Capote, Agatha Christie and Evelyn Waugh. She is often cited by…

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