Tapping the Source

Surf noir’s up, brah! No Exit Press has reprinted Kem Nunn’s classic California coming of age novel and although it first came out in 1983…

The Shrouded Path

Written by Sarah Ward — Immersive theatre is a thing these days. For the uninitiated, it’s where you arrive at a show and get drawn into…

The Waiting Room

Written by Emily Bleeker — Children’s book illustrator Veronica is settling into family life in North Carolina with her new baby, Sophie, and it’s wonderful.…

Dead of Night

Written by Michael Stanley — The South African crime writing duo Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip have taken a break from their Detective Kubu series, set…

Paper Ghosts

In this tension-filled followup to her 2015 hit, Black-Eyed Susans, Julia Heaberlin finds an appealing protagonist in Grace, whose older sister went missing a dozen…

Interview: Laura Marshall

Laura Marshall worked in conference production for nearly 20 years before she finally took the plunge and decided to try her hand as a crime…

Where the Missing Go

Written by Emma Rowley — Cheshire schoolgirl Sophie Harlow went missing on 17 February 2017. The 16-year-old walked out of Amberton Grammar School during a revision period,…

Big Sister

Written by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett — Varg Veum, a private eye operating out of the Norwegian town of Bergen, can’t seem to catch…

The Chosen Ones

Written by Howard Linskey — A few weeks ago, Carol Wyer’s serial killer mystery The Chosen Ones came out, and now it’s Northeast author Howard Linskey’s…

Righteous

Written by Joe Ide, narrated by Sullivan Jones — Righteous is Joe Ide’s second crime novel about Isaiah Quintabe, a young black man living in tough…

Yesterday’s News

Written by RG Belsky — Dick Belsky’s long association with New York City news media – newspapers, magazines and television – stand him in good…

Cult X

Written by Fuminori Nakamura, translated by Kalau Almony — Cult X is an ambitious novel, one that pushes boundaries and redefines what crime fiction can…

Blood Standard

Written by Laird Barron — Alaskan ex-patriate Laird Barron now lives in New York State, where this debut crime novel is set. Barron, by the way,…