Maigret’s Dead Man

Written by Georges Simenon, translated by David Coward — With ITV planning to air another new episode of Maigret on Christmas Day in the UK, we decided…

One Green Bottle

Written by Curtis Bausse — One Green Bottle is Curtis Bausse’s debut novel and came out last year. He is a British born writer who has lived…

A Climate of Fear

Written by Fred Vargas, translated by Sian Reynolds — One of the challenges when writing a long-standing series is to find ways to keep it fresh…

A Hero in France

Written by Alan Furst — Paris in spring conjures up images of joie de vivre, recalling Sinatra singing about chestnuts in blossom and holiday tables under the…

Mister Memory

Written by Marcus Sedgwick — Probably better known for his books aimed at children and young adults, Marcus Sedgwick has been shortlisted on several occasions for…

Syndrome E

Written by Franck Thilliez, translated by Mark Pilozzotti — Franck Thilliez has written many bestsellers in his native France. If his other books are of equal…

A Pattern of Lies

Written by Charles Todd — In book seven in the Bess Crawford mystery series, Bess works as a World War I field hospital nurse in France,…

The Lazarus Prophecy

Written by FG Cottam — British writer FG Cottam made his debut back in 2007 with his highly successful paranormal thriller, The House of Lost…

A Man’s Head

Written by Georges Simenon, translated by David Coward — Having accrued an incomplete collection of dog-eared, yellowed and slightly foxed editions of Simenon’s Maigret novels…

The Dark Angel

Paris. The present day. A bureau de change is robbed by a quartet of villains from a run down banlieue défavorisée. When the girlfriend of…

Scratch One

Written by Michael Crichton, as John Lange — Late last year, Hard Case Crime reprinted eight crime novels written by Michael Crichton. They were under…

Stone Bruises

Written by Simon Beckett — With a slight hiatus in his writing, it was with some excitement that fans will greet this new standalone from…

The Dark Angel

Written by Dominique Sylvain, translated by Nick Caistor — Opening with a fast paced hold up of a Bureau de Change, the The Dark Angel…