The Mad and the Bad

When a kidnapping goes wrong a young nanny, just released from an asylum, and her charge are pursued across the French countryside by bungling gangsters…

The Mad and the Bad

Written by Jean-Patrick Manchette, translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith — Last month we celebrated Bastille Day with a look at the best French crime fiction. My…

OxCrimes

Edited by Mark Ellingham and Peter Florence — If you’ve been a regular visitor to Crime Fiction Lover, you’ll have noticed our exclusive extracts from…

The Rapist

Written by Les Edgerton — Les Edgerton has written several acclaimed hardboiled crime novels and instructional books for writers, as well as teaching creative writing…

Special Report: CrimeFest 2012

For Crime Fiction Lovers in the UK, the CrimeFest convention held in Bristol is one of the key dates on the crime writing calendar. Authors…

Driven

Written by James Sallis — This is the sequel to Drive and follows hot on the heels of the movie adaptation of that 2005 book,…

The Killer is Dying

Written by James Sallis — Although this book is set in Pheonix, Arizona, it’s by no means hot and fiesty crime fiction. There are no…