Mexico Street

Written by Simone Buchholz, translated by Rachel Ward — German crime author Simone Buchholz has won numerous awards for her noir thrillers. Her most recent…

The Creak on the Stairs

Written by Eva Björg Aegisdóttir, translated by Victoria Cribb — When you’ve developed your taste for Scandinavian crime fiction with the Swedish and Danish authors,…

Summer of Reckoning

Written by Marion Brunet, translated by Katherine Gregor — Some teenage summers are just too awkward and painful to revisit. In this psychological thriller, which…

The Coldest Warrior

Written by Paul Vidich — The boundaries between espionage and crime fiction sometimes can be murky and hard to define, and other times clear as…

Pele’s Domain

Written by Albert Tucher — Al Tucher has made something of a specialty of setting his crime stories in Hawaii, especially the Big Island, and…

The Holdout

Written by Graham Moore — The courtroom drama is a familiar and well worn trope in the land of crime fiction. The likes of John…

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Nigerian writer Oyinkan Braithwaite burst onto the crime fiction scene with this debut novel, a lively exploration of the ineffable ties between siblings, mixed with…

Unknown Male

Unknown Male is the third in Nicholás Obregón’s Inspector Iwata series and sees the detective return from his exile in Los Angeles to investigate the…

The Aosawa Murders

Written by Riku Onda, translated by Alison Watts — At the heart of The Aosawa Murders is a puzzle – who could have poisoned 17…

Naked Came the Florida Man

Written by Tim Dorsey — ‘“Don’t shoot guns into the hurricane.” Elsewhere this would go without saying, but Floridians need to be told.’ So begins…

Deadly Enterprise

Written by Kevin G Chapman — Deadly Enterprise is the second Mike Stoneman novel after last year’s Righteous Assassin. Stoneman is an NYPD homicide detective recovering…

Unknown Male

Written by Nicholás Obregón — Unknown Male is the third in the Inspector Iwata series which began in 2017 with Blue Light Yokahama. The series…

The Six

Written by Luca Veste — Known for the Liverpool-based police procedurals in his Murphy and Rossi series, Luca Veste also loves mixing a bit of…

Sorry for the Dead

Written by Nicola Upson — Those who enjoy Nicola Upson’s series featuring unconventional crime writer Josephine Tey, cast as a detective, will be used to the…