The Revenant Express

Written by George Mann — The Revenant Express returns us to the Victorian steampunk universe found in George Mann’s Newbury and Hobbes novels, which the…

Interview: David Laws

Writing punchy copy comes naturally to David Laws. He spent most of his life as a journalist writing for national and local newspapers, and has…

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Murder in Park Lane

Written by Karen Charlton — Some book titles are far too clever for their own good and can leave the reader puzzled. An oblique reference…

Back Door to Hell

Written by Paul Gadsby — Nate doesn’t have a plan, all he has is first degree burns on the soles of his feet after a run-in…

Spare Room

Written by Dreda Say Mitchell — The London-based author Dreda Say Mitchell has written a whole selection of gangster novels with strong female leads, but…

Good Samaritans

Will Carver makes his return to the crime fiction shelves with this audacious contemporary noir novel featuring four obsessive characters riding a veritable suburban rollercoaster…

The Drop

Mick Herron’s latest novella goes some way to satisfying the cravings of fans of his Slough House espionage novels who have already devoured last year’s…

Good Samaritans

Written by Will Carver — Will Carver, where have you been hiding? You dazzled, beguiled and entrapped us with books like Girl 4, The Two…

Mrs Cox

Written by Jan Moore, narrated by Jilly Bond — It’s January 1608. London is dark most of the time, and the citizens are restless. Food…

Her Last Move

Written by John Marrs — It’s great to hitch up with an unfamiliar name, isn’t it? Especially when the book you read is so good!…

The Drop

Written by Mick Herron — The Jackson Lamb series of satirical espionage novels have gained an impressive readership, and garnered considerable critical praise. Set in…

Breathe

Literally a breath-taking debut from Dominick Donald, who captures a compelling sense of place and time in a book which is set in smoggy London…

The Age of Exodus

Written by Gavin Scott — The Age of Exodus is a welcome return for Gavin Scott’s series, which places ex-SOE operative and Oxford scholar Duncan…

Breathe

Written by Dominick Donald — They say something isn’t an antique until it’s 100 years old. Does the same apply to calling a novel historical?…

A Gentleman’s Murder

Written by Christopher Huang — The year is 1924. In the Britannia Club, a swanky London gentlemen’s club exclusively for those who served in World War…