Interview: MJ Arlidge

MJ Arlidge wears several hats. As well as being the creator of the hugely popular series of crime novels featuring DI Helen Grace, he has…

Broken Ground

Written by Val McDermid — There’s a reason readers around the world look forward to a new book by the ‘queen of crime’ and Val…

Sins of the Dead

Written by Lin Anderson — Forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is on her 13th case and she’s seen her fair share of death threats. In this, the…

Keeper

Written by Johana Gustawsson, translated by Maxim Jakubowski — If you’ve read Johana Gustawsson’s first novel Block 46, you’ll know that this is an author who…

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…

Two Kinds of Truth

Written by Michael Connelly — Bestselling US crime author Michael Connelly might have started a new series earlier in 2017 with The Late Show, featuring Renée…

I Know a Secret

Written by Tess Gerritsen — Over the course of 12 books, the partnership of Rizzoli and Isle has become as well-established as, say, Laurel and…

Chaos

Written by Patricia Cornwell — We’ve reached number 24 in the Kay Scarpetta series and the much put-upon medical examiner shows no sign of letting…

Secrets in the Stones

Written by Tessa Harris — This is the sixth book in journalist-turned-novelist Tessa Harris’ engaging mystery series set in Oxfordshire in the 1780s. Dr Thomas…

Out of Bounds

Written by Val McDermid — Chain-reading crime fiction is a seriously satisfying hobby, but not the most sociable if we’re honest. It’s all very well…

The Fire Maker

Written by Peter May — Crime fiction fans know and love Peter May for his very atmospheric Lewis trilogy and we’ve reviewed The Chessmen and a recent standalone…

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Today sees the UK release of CSI: The Complete Season 15 on DVD, and to celebrate we’re giving away the full set on our Facebook page.…

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Blood of the Oak

Written by Eliot Pattison — Blood of the Oak takes us back to Pennsylvania in 1765, when the British were still in control. Nominally. On the banks of…

The Steel Kiss

Written by Jeffery Deaver — He’s the master of smoke and mirrors, disguise and deceit, and this time Jeffery Deaver sets his brain-twisting new Lincoln…

The Burning Man

Written by Solange Ritchie — Meet Dr Catherine ‘Cat’ Powers, a forensic pathologist with the FBI who is the star of the show in this…

Speaking in Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — Maybe it’s a sweeping generalisation, but women in crime novels tend to fall into two camps… They are cast as the victim, who…