The Neighbour

Written by Fiona Cummins — Anyone remember Brookside? It was a Channel 4 soap opera, set in Liverpool, which was very popular during the 1980s,…

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That old black magic

On the Radar — Today we’re in the thrall of Christopher Fowler once again as Bryant and May return for a murder case that’s caught…

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Britain’s best new women crime writers

Women may be battling the glass ceiling in many professions, but in the world of crime writing they’ve shattered it with all manner of sharp…

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The Collector

Fiona Cummins won widespread praise for her chilling debut, Rattle, including a five-star review on this site. Now the Bone Collector character is back, and…

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The Collector

Written by Fiona Cummins — In January 2017 I was lucky enough to be given a debut novel to review. It stayed with me through…

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DeathBecomesHer: Top five books of 2017

December, a month of dark nights, last-minute panic buys, festivities… and choosing my top five books of the year. In truth, the latter has been…

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NTN: The five best debuts of 2017

Fresh blood is what keeps the crime fiction community sated, as they say, and while reading series by your favourite authors is guaranteed to satisfy, there’s…

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NTN: Fiona Cummins interviewed

The leap from writing about showbiz for a UK national newspaper to creating one of 2017’s most chilling protagonists is a big one, but family…

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Rattle

A new name in crime fiction, and Fiona Cummings’ debut is a gut-churning thrill of a ride. Meet the Bone Collector, an odious specimen who…

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Rattle

Written by Fiona Cummins — When a debut author is an award-winning former showbiz journalist on a national newspaper, you might expect them to write…

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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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