Dark Sacred Night

Michael Connelly does a sterling job of melding old stager and newcomer together in this cracker of a book which finds the American crime author…

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DeathBecomesHer: Top five books of 2018

This year’s reviewing has unearthed an embarrassment of riches. You know you’ve been in a race when the also-rans include crime fiction writers like Robert…

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The Best American Mystery Stories 2018

Edited by Louise Penny — What an entertaining collection this is! The stories cover a wide range of mystery, crime and suspense writing, with a…

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Dark Sacred Night

Written by Michael Connelly — It’s the age of the BOGOF – buy one, get one free – so I suppose it’s about time the…

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Thirteen

Written by Steve Cavanagh — The courtroom drama market seems to have been cornered for many years by John Grisham, with a little Michael Connelly…

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Michael Connelly wins CWA Diamond Dagger 2018

Congratulations to Michael Connelly, who has been named as the 2018 winner of the Crime Writers’ Association’s Diamond Dagger, awarded to authors whose crime writing careers…

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DeathBecomesHer: Top five books of 2017

December, a month of dark nights, last-minute panic buys, festivities… and choosing my top five books of the year. In truth, the latter has been…

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Two Kinds of Truth

Written by Michael Connelly — Bestselling US crime author Michael Connelly might have started a new series earlier in 2017 with The Late Show, featuring Renée…

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The Late Show

Michael Connelly stays in his beloved LA for the first in a new series of high-end police procedurals. His new character is Renee Ballard, an…

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The Late Show

Written by Michael Connelly — You’re a crime writer at the top of your game, author of a best-selling series and creator of some of…

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Road trip! The best of American Noir

Few people know quite as much about crime fiction as the British author and journalist Barry Forshaw. He’s read more books, interviewed more writers, and…

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Harry Bosch returns to Amazon with season 3

They’ve already inked the deal for a fourth season of Bosch on Amazon Prime Video – now season 3 is just around the corner. It’ll make its…

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The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Written by Michael Connelly — “If you’re not a cop, you’re little people,” is a quotation that appears more than once in this book. And Harry…

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In Sunlight or In Shadow

Edited by Lawrence Block — What an interesting concept for a crime short story anthology. In Sunlight or In Shadows includes 17 tales, each by a…

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Crime Scene issue 5 has landed

Crime fiction lovers are bound to be interested in this glossy magazine published in the UK by Future Publishing. Coming out quarterly at £7.99 an…

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