Shake, rattle and kill

On the Radar — Cosy crime fiction, action thrillers, vintage, cold climates, World War II – we’ve got just about every kind of crime book on…

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Dead men wear gingham, sometimes

On the Radar — It’s said that dead men don’t wear plaid, but according to American author Ed Lynskey gingham is an acceptable fabric for…

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Smoking on Mount Rushmore

Written by Ed Lynskey — Based in Washington, DC, Ed Lynskey likes to write about the people on the fringes of American society. The folks…

Like a Bat out of Harrogate

On the radar – The cream of crime fiction literati have drifted home from Harrogate but our radar this week has certainly been picking up…

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Ask the Dice

Written by Ed Lynskey — Ask the Dice feels like a classic hardboiled crime novel. The dialogue, the narration and the characters are all throwbacks…

Lynskey rolls the dice

American noir author Ed Lynskey is back with a new novel. We reviewed his gritty backwoods tale Lake Charles not long after Crime Fiction Lover…

Lake Charles

Written by Ed Lynskey — Lake Charles is a distinctly southern take on noir fiction that combines a strong sense of place with a cast of…