Silver

Written by Chris Hammer — We first met this author and his creation the world-weary journalist Martin Scarsden in the excellent debut novel Scrublands. With…

Playboy

Written by Joe Thomas — Playboy is the third novel in the hardboiled São Paulo quartet featuring Mario Leme, a detective with Brazil’s civil police.…

Pieces

Written by Michael Aloisi and Rebecca Rowland — Serial killer Dennis Sweeney had a really bad idea: kill a young woman, divide her into parts,…

Lady in the Lake

Written by Laura Lippman — Here’s an author who has garnered a legion of fans over the years – including Stephen King, who has reviewed…

Below the Fold

Written by RG Belsky — This is former newsman Dick Belsky’s second crime story featuring Pulitzer-Prize winning print journalist Clare Carlson, now significantly reduced in…

Scrublands

Chris Hammer’s debut is set in a sleepy rural town in Western New South Wales. Riversend is a spot where nothing much ever happens until…

Thunder Bay

Written by Douglas Skelton — Scotland and its myriad islands have become rich hunting grounds for crime fiction authors, with Ann Cleeves focusing on Shetland…

Scrublands

Written by Chris Hammer — In recent years, Australia has been the setting for some of crime fiction’s best-received novels. Think of The Dry by…

Cold Breath

Written by Quentin Bates — A British maritime expert who lived in Iceland for many years, Quentin Bates began his Gunnhildur series with Frozen Out…

Dead of Night

Written by Michael Stanley — The South African crime writing duo Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip have taken a break from their Detective Kubu series, set…

Dark Pines

Written by Will Dean — Tuva Moodyson hates the woods. And that’s too bad for her, because she lives in Gavrik, surrounded by the Utgard…

Yesterday’s News

Written by RG Belsky — Dick Belsky’s long association with New York City news media – newspapers, magazines and television – stand him in good…

A Hole in One

Written by Judy Penz Sheluk — In this charming cosy mystery set in a small town north of Toronto, Canada, Arabella Carpenter decides to promote…

Chicago

Written by David Mamet — David Mamet is best known for his work in theatre. His Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross…

Gringa

Written by Joe Thomas — Lovers of crime fiction will know that one of the things that really draws us into the world of crime…

Front Page Murder

Written by Peter Bartram — In 1960s Brighton Percy Despart had been making a living illustrating saucy seaside postcards. Right until he was stabbed to death…