Blood

Written by Maggie Gee — Far from the ordinary crime story, literary author Maggie Gee’s Blood is a comic excursion into the rough-and-tumble mind of…

No Way to Die

Written by PA De Voe — If you want a total escape from Brexit and Trump, PA De Voe’s second Ming Dynasty mystery, No Way…

Council

Written by Snorri Kristjansson — This author started off his writing career with the Valhalla saga, a series of Viking fantasy novels. The Helga Finssdottir…

This Storm

Written by James Ellroy — In this follow-up to 2014’s somewhat overlong Perfidia, the author moves his story about the Irish cop Dudley Smith on…

Metropolis

Written by Philip Kerr — The tragic passing of Philip Kerr last year means that Metropolis is the last book in his hugely popular historical…

Below the Fold

Written by RG Belsky — This is former newsman Dick Belsky’s second crime story featuring Pulitzer-Prize winning print journalist Clare Carlson, now significantly reduced in…

Death’s Dark Veil

Written by Patricia Dixon — Not all crime novels grab you by the throat immediately. Some are a slow burn, and that description certainly applies…

The Better Sister

Written by Alafair Burke — To understand for sure what author Alafair Burke intended with the title for her latest domestic crime thriller you might…

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…

Inborn

Thomas Enger is already known for his Henning Juul novels all about a journalist who ends up investigating crimes, but with Inborn he’s written an…

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…

Call Me Star Girl

Written by Louise Beech — We last reviewed Louise Beech with her standalone Maria in the Moon. She’s an author with a unique voice, whose…

Kin

Written by Snorri Kristjansson — So, what sort of crime fiction do you like? Nordic noir? Domestic noir? Historical? One of the good things about…

The Fourth Courier

Written by Timothy Jay Smith — Take a walk back in time to Warsaw in 1992 with Timothy Jay Smith’s new crime thriller, The Fourth…

Inborn

Written by Thomas Enger, translated by Kari Dickson — You may already have come across Norwegian author Thomas Enger’s Henning Juul series, about a tortured…