Death Zones

Written by Simon Pasternak, translated by Martin Aitken — This bleak novel is set towards the end of World War II, as the Nazi offensive…

The Ville Rat

Written by Martin Limon — This is the 10th novel in the Sergeant George Sueno series that began with Jade Lady Burning in 1998. The…

Ruins of War

Written by John A Connell — This is a crime debut for John A Connell, a Paris-based author. Once a cameraman, he has worked both in Hollwood…

The Silkworm

Written by Robert Galbraith — Last summer it was revealed that JK Rowling had a secret identity as crime writer Robert Galbraith, a cunning ruse…

Steps to Heaven

Written by Wendy Cartmel — A soldier sharpens his knife on a whetstone. He says a silent prayer to his God. And then he commits…

The Dead of Mametz

Written by Jonathan Hicks — July 1916, northern France. After 22 months of a war that was meant to be over before its first Christmas,…