Big Sister

Written by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett — Varg Veum, a private eye operating out of the Norwegian town of Bergen, can’t seem to catch…

The Vinyl Detective

Written by Andrew Cartmel — The Vinyl Detective isn’t actually a real detective. He’s just a young, single Londoner whose name is never revealed. A jazz…

So Nude, So Dead

Written by Ed McBain — Ed McBain, who died in 2005, had considerable success under a variety of pen names before he hit literary gold dust…

The Axeman’s Jazz

Based on the true story of a series of killings in post-WWI New Orleans, this book is a heady mix of soulful music, savage murder…

NTN: The Axeman’s Jazz

Written by Ray Celestin — Thirty years after Jack the Ripper stalked London’s foggy streets, a jazz-loving serial killer terrorised New Orleans. Between May 1918…

Music for the Dead

Written by Luis Gutiérrez Maluenda, translated by Nick Caistor – It’s not often that a crime novel calls to mind the work of Boris Vian,…