In Place of Death

Written by Craig Robertson — Reading crime fiction is an education. Imaginative modes of death notwithstanding, you get the lowdown on some pretty unusual subjects.…

Viral

Written by Helen FitzGerald — Versatile authors who write standalones often aren’t as highly revered in the crime fiction genre as series writers. This might be…

NTN: Penance

Written by Theresa Talbot — The Magdalene Laundries and the abuses they concealed left deep psychological and physical scars on their victims not just in Ireland but…

Blood Salt Water

Written by Denise Mina — Alongside Ian Rankin and Val McDermid, the award-winning Denise Mina is one of the authorial voices who has helped shape Tartan…

Double Mortice

Written by Bill Daly — Double Mortice is the much anticipated sequel to the gritty Glasgow procedural Black Mail, and sees the return of long-in-the-tooth DCI…

The Father

Written by Tom O Keenan — Sean Rooney is as much of a mess it’s possible for a person to be. That he’s not a corpse…

Beyond the Rage

Written by Michael J Malone — Some crime thrillers pull you in immediately and carry you along like a tidal wave; others leave you paddling at…

The Exit

Written by Helen FitzGerald — The Exit is a psychological thriller with a fixation on death, though one principal character has to negotiate the maze of…

Runaway

Written by Peter May — ‘Would you like to review the latest Peter May novel?’ the CFL boss asked. I replied with a phrase containing the…

Crow Bait

Written by Douglas Skelton — Davie McCall is in the notorious Glasgow prison, Barlinnie, AKA the Bar-L. He was convicted for a robbery by perjured…