Highbridge

Written by Phil Redmond — He’s a name synonymous with hard-hitting TV dramas like Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks, but can Phil Redmond cut the mustard…

Nausea

Written by Ed Kurtz — Although Kurtz had been published previously, 2014 was something of a breakout year for him. His output included two well-received…

Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun is follows Blood on Snow, and sees another hitman on the run from mobsters. Jon Hansen has escaped Oslo and finds himself hiding out…

The Guilty

Written by David Baldacci — At the beginning of The Guilty, David Baldacci has included a note explaining that in this novel he wants to…

Midnight Sun

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Neil Smith — Well known for his bestselling Harry Hole novels, Jo Nesbo has led his fans down a new…

Aloysius Tempo

Written by Jason Johnson — Aloysius Tempo was brought up hard. His mother, uncertain of which side of the Irish political divide his father came…

His Night Begins

Written by N Murali — Nothing hits the spot quite like a quick and brutal hardboiled novella, especially when it’s one that takes us on…

If Jack Had

Written by Steven Rappaport — Jack holds down two jobs. By day he’s a journalist at the New York Times and outside of hours Jack…

The Devil in the Clock

Written by Harry Shannon — Mick Callahan has an attitude problem, a drinking problem, and he doesn’t suffer fools gladly. When younger, the tendency to use his…

Disintegration

Written by Richard Thomas — Anyone familiar with Thomas’s neo-noir anthology The New Black will know the author is a fan of the dark stuff.…

Fatale

No-one does contempt for the bourgeoisie quite like the French, and Jean-Patrick Manchette was as hard left as they come. Before succumbing to cancer in…