This Storm

This brutal, but redemptive masterpiece confirms that 2014’s disappointing Perfidia represented just a bump in the road of James Ellroy’s  stellar career rather than presaging a…

This Storm

Written by James Ellroy — In this follow-up to 2014’s somewhat overlong Perfidia, the author moves his story about the Irish cop Dudley Smith on…

CIS: My classics by Arne Dahl

When Swedish literary author Jan Arnald writes crime fiction, he uses the name Arne Dahl. His books about Stockholm’s Intercrime Squad – such as The…

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New James Ellroy out today!

On the Radar — There are some big beasts trampling around in the crime fiction jungle this week. If we flag up the names Ellroy,…

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CIS: My classics by TJ Cooke

TJ Cooke’s Defending Elton was the legal thriller that proved to be so much more than just a legal thriller. Not only is the main…

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CIS: Your classics

Last week, we called out for all our readers, followers and friends out there to tell us what your favourite classic crime fiction novels are.…

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Live by Night

Written by Dennis Lehane — Live By Night is the second book in a trilogy in which Lehane is exploring mid-20th century America. The first,…

Interview: Darren Shan

Have you ever woken up to find a werewolf gnawing at your foot? It could well happen if you were a character in one of…