All Kinds of Dead

Written by James Craig — The first Inspector Carlyle novel came out in 2011 and already the ninth in the series has arrived. At the same…

The wolf of Karl-Marx-Allee

On the Radar — GDR noir could be the next big thing in crime fiction, what with Deutschland 83, Simon Urban’s Plan D, and David Young’s…

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Acts of Violence, and more…

On the Radar — It might seem strange that publishing should have lean times and fat times, but February is certainly when the first shoots…

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A Slow Death

Written by James Craig — It’s one of the great movie lines of all time, so there’s no shame in Kriminalinspektor Max Drescher adapting the…

CIS: My classics by James Craig

If you’re a reader who loves authentic crime fiction set in contemporary London, there’s a good chance you’ve been enjoying James Craig’s Inspector John Carlyle…

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William Wallace writes crime

On the Radar — There’s more than just a touch of tartan among this week’s new releases. We have gore in Glasgow, an emergency in…

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Interview: James Craig

James Craig is the author of the popular London-based crime thrillers featuring Inspector John Carlyle, which began with London Calling just about when we started…

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Sins of the Fathers

Written by James Craig — Inspector John Carlyle is a wearily decent copper, working in the heart of London. He lives with his long-suffering wife…

Fear, darkness and sin

On the Radar — This week we have the welcome return of Inspector John Carlyle in another London-based police procedural, while there is also a…

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Buckingham Palace Blues

Written by James Craig — Inspector John Carlyle sets out for an evening run from his central London flat. While crossing Green Park he notices…

NTN: London Calling

Written by James Craig — London Calling is journalist James Craig’s debut novel and the first in his series featuring his somewhat cynical fortysomething detective,…