Pieces of Her

An engaging standalone from Karin Slaughter, who has gained quite a reputation for her tricksy psychological thrillers. A mother and daughter are having a low-key…

Pieces of Her

Written by Karin Slaughter — Do you remember much about your 31st birthday? No? Me neither, but Andrea ‘Andy’ Oliver’s 31st is about to stick in her…

Presumed Dead

Written by Mason Cross — In Presumed Dead the ex-special forces man Carter Blake returns for his fifth outing offering his services as an all-action finder…

Lightning Men

Thomas Mullen’s sequel to 2015’s Darktown sees Negro officers Boggs and Smith back on the beat in Atlanta’s black quarter, battling petty criminals even as…

The Good Daughter

Written by Karin Slaughter — She may be best known for her Will Trent and Grant County series, but Karin Slaughter can turn her hand…

The Ultimatum

Written by Karen Robards — British crime fans may remember the TV series Hustle, which ran from 2004 to 2012 and attracted quite an audience. It…

Darktown

Written by Thomas Mullen — So many countries are divided on the issues of race and identity at the moment that Thomas Mullen’s latest novel is born into a world…

The Kept Woman

Written by Karin Slaughter — Keeping tabs on the myriad plot strands in a Karin Slaughter novel is like knitting with jelly, and number eight…

The Heavenly Table

Written by Donald Ray Pollock — In the early 20th century, the three Jewett brothers are under the thumb of their crazily religious, impoverished failure…

If I Run

Written by Terri Blackstock — In a house in Shreveport, Louisiana, a journalist lies dead. He has bled out from savage stab wounds, inflicted by…

Bull Mountain

Brian Panowich’s debut Bull Mountain begins in 1949, and we are in pure redneck territory – rural Georgia. A murderous feud between two brothers has lasting…

Bull Mountain

Written by Brian Panowich — This atmospheric debut novel set in Georgia begins with an act of fratricide that apparently sets off a chain of violent…

Unseen

Written by Karin Slaughter — Opening a Karin Slaughter novel is like visiting the hall of mirrors at a fairground. You see things from all…

Chasing Bad Guys

Written by Wayne Epperson — Last year, former marine and journalist Wayne Epperson introduced us to the Atlanta bounty hunter Frank Knott in his debut…