Bellevue Square

Doppelgänger themes aren’t all that common in crime fiction, but Canadian author Michael Redhill uses one to beautiful effect in his award-winning novel Bellevue Square.…

Bellevue Square

Written by Michael Redhill — As you eagerly turn the pages of this fascinating brainteaser of a novel by Michael Redhill you may find yourself…

Whistle in the Dark

Written by Emma Healey — The second novel, much like a musician’s second album, can prove a troublesome beast. Especially if, like Emma Healey, your…

The Good Son

Written by You-Jeong Jeong, translated by Chi-Young Kim — South Korean fiction is something of a sleeping giant, both within and outside the crime genre,…

House of Spines

In House of Spines Michael Malone treats his readers to a spooky and at times disturbing psychological thriller. Ran McGhie, inherits a sprawling mansion and…

NTN: The Binding Song

Written by Elodie Harper — Elodie Harper is a TV journalist and crime fiction author whose story Wild Swimming won The Guardian’s 2016 short story competition,…

The Silent Companions

Written by Laura Purcell — Just in time for Halloween comes The Silent Companions, a Gothic ghost story or mild horror tale that attempts to follow…

They All Fall Down

Written by Tammy Cohen — Hannah is a recent patient in a women’s low security psychiatric facility called The Meadows outside London. Why she’s there…

Hellfire

Written by Karin Fossum, translated by Kari Dickson — When deep, dark and long-held family secrets finally surface, it can burn through our hearts and minds…

The Crow Girl

Written by a pair of Swedes using the pseudonym Erik Axl Sund, The Crow Girl is the next big thing in Scandinavian crime fiction. Vast,…

Die of Shame

Written by Mark Billingham — Mark Billingham is celebrated for his long-running police procedural series featuring the London detective Tom Thorne. Like all good writers, however, he…

Interview: Chet Williamson

Robert Bloch’s 1959 novel, Psycho, is one of the most influential in crime fiction. It was the basis for Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal film the following…

The Crow Girl

Written by Erik Axl Sund, translated by Neil Smith — It’s been a decade since the posthumous publication of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, which kicked…

Barlow by the Book

Written by John McAllister — John Barlow is the Royal Ulster Constabulary Station Sergeant in Ballymena, County Antrim. It’s 1960 and he is both respected and feared, depending on which…