A Book of Bones

Written by John Connolly – For his 17th novel in the Charlie Parker series, Connolly has chosen to take his eponymous detective out of his…

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Envy

Written by Amanda Robson — Domestic noir gets another fraught outing in Amanda Robson’s new tale of destructive obsession set in London. Upwardly mobile young…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Luther season 5 comes to BBC One

Remember the time DCI John Luther handcuffed London crime boss George Cornelius to a radiator and pretty much left him there to rot? Well, that’s…

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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…

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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…

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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!…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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