The Stone Circle

This is Elly Griffiths’ 11th Ruth Galloway novel and, neatly, it harks back to the first in the series, The Crossing Places, when DCI Harry…

The Stone Circle

Written by Elly Griffiths — Some crime novels take no prisoners and smack you between the eyes from the get-go, while others greet you warmly,…

Stone cold dead

On the Radar — Maybe it’s because archaeologists thought that human sacrifice may have taken place at Stonehenge. Maybe what happened in Jamaica Inn continues…

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The Stranger Diaries

Written by Elly Griffiths — She’s one of crime writing’s most versatile authors, creator of the hugely popular Dr Ruth Galloway series and four Stephens…

The Dark Angel

Written by Elly Griffiths — The Dr Ruth Galloway series has reached book 10 and she’s come a long way since The Crossing Places was…

The Chalk Pit

Written by Elly Griffiths — Some books are let down by the lack of coherent characterisation, featuring players so one-dimensional they would blow away in a gentle…

Will you answer?

On the Radar — This week’s new releases report begins with a sinister video phone call from a killer who wants to show off their…

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Gondolas and gripping mysteries

On the Radar — Welcome to our weekly column featuring new crime books. This week’s selection isn’t quite as earthshaking as last week‘s, we’ll admit, but…

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The Woman in Blue

Written by Elly Griffiths — Walsingham, deep in rural Norfolk, is a curious place. In Jim Kelly’s Death on Demand, for instance, its religious history…

The Woman in Blue, and more…

On the Radar — Here are this week’s new releases, starting with the latest from Elly Griffiths. We’ve also got one for fans of Ann…

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Alex Cross goes home

On the Radar — For all James Patterson’s constant output, Alex Cross is his standout creation, and the good doctor heads up our selection of…

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Masons and murderers

On the Radar — This week we’ve got a masonic mystery from France, the latest Bryant & May novel, some tasty morsels of historical crime fiction and…

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