Features

DeathBecomesHer: Top Five Books of 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and I don’t mean the Holidays. No, I’m referring to the torture that is ‘My Top Five Books of 2016’. I’ve reviewed around 45 books this year and honestly, it’s like choosing a favourite child! So I’ve…
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Features

Domestic noir on Brum Radio...

Brum Radio is an internet radio station set up in Birmingham that hosts its Books Show every Friday at 1pm. Once in a while they focus on crime novels, and Crime Fiction Lover has contributed a couple of segments looking at specific phenomena in the world of…
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iBookKindlePrintReviews

The Primrose Path

Written by Rebecca Griffiths — It’s a well worn plot device, much beloved of those old-fashioned Western movies I recall from my childhood. The stranger with a secret arrives in a sleepy frontier town, is eyed with suspicion by the locals and goes on to…
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Book Club

In Her Wake

Amanda Jennings adds a whole new twist to the missing child plotline in this finely crafted example of domestic noir, set on the rugged Cornish coast. Bella Campbell is sent reeling when her mother dies, closely followed by her father’s suicide – but the emotional…
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iBookKindlePrintReviews

In Her Wake

Written by Amanda Jennings — Life and death, every crime novel needs ’em. And it’s a particularly dramatic demise that starts the ball rolling in this stunning example of domestic noir. When her father commits suicide on the day after her mother’s funeral, Bella struggles to…
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News

Wake up call!

On the Radar — Welcome to On the Radar, our weekly news column featuring the latest crime releases. What we want to do this week is wake you up to a domestic noir sizzler called In Her Wake from the indie publisher Orenda Books. There’s…
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