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…

First look: Front Page Murder

It’s December 1963 and Archie Flowerdew is sitting in a cell at Wandsworth Prison waiting to be hanged. On Christmas Eve. It’s not exactly how…

The Search

Written by Howard Linskey — It’s the hot English summer of 1976 and six ten-year-old school friends pay in the fields around the North East village…

Want You Gone

Written by Chris Brookmyre – This is the eighth book featuring Jack Parlabane but he shares top billing in this one. Sam Morpeth is a…

Cursed

In Norwegian author Thomas Enger’s latest, investigative journalist Henning Juul returns and his quest for justice after the death of his son continues. Meanwhile, his…

Bay of Martyrs

Written by Tony Black and Matt Neal —  Tony Black is a past master of crime writing with 13 novels to his name and seven…

Cursed

Written by Thomas Enger, translated by Kari Dickson — Henning Juul is a fearless investigative journalist based in Oslo who has garnered a fair number of…

Devour

Written by LA Larkin — When Michael Crichton died in 2008, we lost a fantastic storyteller capable of taking popular science and making it the…

The Mine

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by David Hackston — Janne Vuori, an idealistic investigative journalist on the staff of Helsinki Today, has a thankless job and a failing…

Blonde Ice

Written by RG Belsky — This is the fourth crime mystery in the series featuring New York Daily News reporter Gil Malloy, dogged practitioner of…

Behind Dead Eyes

Written by Howard Linskey — Tom Carney, true crime author, keeps receiving letters imploring him for help. These are no ordinary pleas, the writer no…

The 8th Circle

Written by Sarah Cain — We keep hearing that journalists are a dying breed. If that’s so then Danny Ryan must be the most endangered of them. He might seem…

The Newsmakers

Written by Lis Wiehl (with Sebastian Stuart) — Erica Sparks is a TV news presenter who has come up the hard way. She is not so…

Follow Me

Written by Angela Clarke — This debut sees a digital-savvy graduate team up with the police to find a serial killer who posts clues on Twitter. It’s a techno-thriller using the…

NTN: Penance

Written by Theresa Talbot — The Magdalene Laundries and the abuses they concealed left deep psychological and physical scars on their victims not just in Ireland but…