The Stranger Diaries

Written by Elly Griffiths — She’s one of crime writing’s most versatile authors, creator of the hugely popular Dr Ruth Galloway series and four Stephens…

The Silent Companions

Written by Laura Purcell — Just in time for Halloween comes The Silent Companions, a Gothic ghost story or mild horror tale that attempts to follow…

The Voices Beyond

Written by Johan Theorin, translated by Marlaine Delargy — Like the three previous books in Johan Theorin’s Öland Quartet, which are gothic thrillers rooted in the tradition…

It came all wrapped in black…

It’s a busy time for postmen. In addition to the usual weighty padded envelopes sent to us by publishers, at this time of year presents and Christmas…

The Angel of Highgate

Written by Vaughn Entwistle — Welcome to London! It is the autumn of 1859, and things get off with a bang as the central character appears…

Wylding Hall

Written by Elizabeth Hand – Having received 5-star reviews on CFL for her crime novels featuring rock photographer and noir anti-hero Cass Neary, a new…

Murder House: Part Two

Written by James Patterson and David Ellis — Four weeks, five parts, one gripping story is how James Patterson’s latest standalone novel is being sold. It’s…

Murder House: Part One

Written by James Patterson and David Ellis – Although he’s never been a critics’ favourite, James Patterson is a permanent fixture on the bestseller and…

Memento Mori

Written by Keith McCarthy –– Picture an old man alone except for his daughter, living in an secluded and abandoned infirmary. He hears voices. Not…