Motive X

Written by Stefan Ahnhem, translated by Agnes Broome — Motive X is the third instalment in Swedish author Stefan Ahnhem’s successful Fabian Risk series and…

The Godmother

Written by Hannelore Cayre, translated by Stephanie Smee — This fantastic novel, first published in France only two years ago, has already won the European…

The Dance of Death

Written by Oliver Bottini, translated by Jamie Bulloch — On a foggy Saturday afternoon an armed man appears in the garden of the Niemann family…

Firefly

Written by Henry Porter — These are interesting times. Trump and Brexit dominate the headlines, and there are so many other bad things going on in…

In Strangers’ Houses

Written by Elizabeth Mundy – Visible as an issue and yet invisible as individuals, Hungarian immigrants and best friends Lena Szarka and her friend Timea…

The Greek Wall

Written by Nicolas Verdan, translated by W Donald Wilson — The refugee crisis has been front-and-center in the news media for so long it’s become…

Dead in the Dark

Written by Stephen Booth — Detective Sergeant Diane Fry of the East Midlands Special Operations Unit is in the small Derbyshire town of Shirebrook investigating the murder of…

The Exiled

Written by Kati Hiekkapelto, translated by David Hackston — Each year, in June, the Tisza river comes into bloom. It sounds very nice and you can…

Interview: Kati Hiekkapelto

Scandinavian crime fiction carries on booming, but the Finns are settled there just on the edge. As a people, lots of them don’t associate themselves…

Tell No Tales

Written by Eva Dolan — Dead men tell no tales. CSI’s Gus Grissom would probably take issue with that old adage, but for Peterborough detectives…

Long Way Home

It’s all good when one of our writers lays down her critic’s pen and writes her own novel. There can hardly have been a more…

Long Way Home

Written by Eva Dolan — Yesterday was an important day for crime fiction in the UK. It saw the arrival on bookshelves of Long Way…

Interview: Eva Dolan

On 2 January, Eva Dolan’s first novel will be released by Harvill Secker. It’s big news for the Essex-based author, and for Crime Fiction Lover.…

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The Paris Lawyer

Written by Sylvie Granotier — Catherine Monsigny is an ambitious young Paris lawyer, eager to make her mark with her first ever murder trial. The…