Pursuit

Written by Joyce Carol Oates — Joyce Carol Oates is famously prolific and writes across a number of forms and genres. This novella promises a…

This little dark debut, and more

On the Radar — Let’s get things going this week with a fresh voice in the world of crime fiction as AS Hatch releases his…

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Dis Mem Ber

Written by Joyce Carol Oates – This collection of mostly longish short stories features Oates’s sly humour and penchant for the off-kilter. There’s something just…

Mix a drink, it’s party time

On the Radar — Yes, there’s good weather at last in the UK and so we’ll start this week’s new books pile with something light-hearted, bubbly…

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Jack of Spades

Written by Joyce Carol Oates — This rather short (200-page) psychological thriller is told as a first-person narrative by successful mystery author Andrew J Rush.…

Evil Eye

Written by Joyce Carol Oates – An acclaimed novelist, short story writer, poet, essayist, and literary critic, Joyce Carol Oates was once dubbed ‘the dark…

The Fever

Written by Megan Abbott — With her early, noirish crime novels, Megan Abbott revisited the hardboiled tradition and period detail of 1950s LA from a…