The Gathering Dark

Written by James Oswald — Ever since James Oswald published his first Tony McLean novel in 2013 he has been admired for his skill in capturing…

Find out how it ends

On the Radar — It’s not often that this happens, but there is only one way to introduce this week’s new books. And that is…

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Written in Bones

Written by James Oswald — When the body of a man is discovered in Edinburgh parkland called The Meadows, Detective Inspector Tony McLean is called in to…

Will you answer?

On the Radar — This week’s new releases report begins with a sinister video phone call from a killer who wants to show off their…

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The Damage Done

Written by James Oswald — James Oswald is no longer a well-kept secret for fans of slightly off-beat crime fiction. Now publishing his sixth novel…

Belle de Jour, and more

On the Radar — In addition to welcome returns for some series stalwarts such as DCI Claire Winters and DI Tony McLean, our bulletin this…

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Is it the work of Satan?

On the Radar — We’ve got a sensational headline for you this week because in our lead book DI Savage seems to be dealing with a…

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Iceland Noir: Is Scotland Nordic?

Today Reykjavik is just as gloomy and grey as yesterday – perfect, then, for today’s key panel discussion on whether or not Scotland’s crime fiction…

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Free book: ChooseThePlot

Ever been reading a book where the main character creeps up the stairs, and reaches for a door handle, knowing the killer is in the…

1919 and all that

On the Radar — Given it’s the centenary of the beginning of The Great War this year, what better place to start than a book…

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New Talent November 2012 recap

A little over a month ago, we started New Talent November 2012 with a review of Sam Hawken’s Tequila Sunset. During our theme month, we…

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The Book of Souls

Written by James Oswald — James Oswald’s first foray into crime fiction, Natural Causes, has become a bona fide word-of-mouth hit. With over 100,000 downloads…