Pity the Dead

Written by Keith Nixon — To his embarrassment, it requires a bobby to let DI Solomon Gray know that something untoward is happening to the…

The String Games

Written by Gail Aldwin — This debut is a book that welcomes you in from the start. It has an easygoing, colloquial style that leaves…

No One Home

Written by Tim Weaver — At the end of Tim Weaver’s last book, You Were Gone, there were distinct signs that David Raker’s old pal…

The Dare

Written by Carol Wyer — The crime writing whirlwind that is Carol Wyer is back with the third in her series featuring DI Natalie Ward,…

The Katharina Code

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — If you’re into Scandinavian crime fiction but not familiar with the William Wisting series by Norwegian…

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Fallen Angel

Written by Chris Brookmyre — In an interview with the Independent Chris Brookmyre said, “The most dangerous lies are the ones we tell ourselves.”  Lies…

Paid in Spades

Written by Richard Helms — In this fast-paced crime thriller, award-winning author Richard Helms guides you to the darker corners of New Orleans where the…

Runaway

Written by Claire MacLeary — Maggie and Wilma are the Thelma and Louise of Aberdeen. On the surface, they’re two very different women, but fate…

Freefall

Written by Jessica Barry — In some crime novels, the wrongdoing hits you between the eyes from page one. With others it’s a more subtle…

Changeling

Written by Matt Wesolowski — In 1988, on Christmas Eve, seven-year-old Alfie Marsden and his father Sorrel drive through Wentshire Forest Pass, a dense wood…

The Disappeared

Written by Sibel Hodge — How far would you go for a bar of chocolate? I’m guessing not as far as some of the people…

Bleak Harbor

That ol’ chestnut, the missing teenager plotline, has been rolled out again but prepare for something a bit different in this stand alone tale from…

The Feral Detective

Many best-of-2018 lists include Jonathan Lethem’s quirky tale in which Manhattanite Phoebe Siegler’s search for a missing teenager takes her way out of her comfort…

The Feral Detective

Written by Jonathan Lethem — Noted author Jonathan Lethem, who has been called one of America’s greatest storytellers, returns to crime fiction with his new…

Bleak Harbor

Written by Bryan Gruley — A teenager goes missing and his family are in bits. Could be the summary of a number of this year’s…

Still Lives

Written by Maria Hummel — The artist Kim Lord has been the it girl of the contemporary art world since her debut show, The Flesh,…