Russian Roulette

Written by Sara Sheridan — When Sheridan’s first Mirabelle Bevan book, Brighton Belle, was published in 2012 I was quickly hooked by the story of an…

A Noise Downstairs

Written by Linwood Barclay — This could be called The Case of the Haunted Typewriter, because an old-fashioned typewriter is one of the eeriest images…

Death in the Woods

Written by Bernie Steadman –- The first book in the A West Country Crime Mystery series begins appropriately enough with a group of boys discovering…

Juliet & Romeo

Written by David Hewson — Violent gangs roaming city streets looking for trouble. Murder. Illicit love. Poison. Suicide. And what amounts to the sale of…

We Were the Salt of the Sea

French-Canadian author Roxanne Bouchard’s fifth novel is also her first to be translated into English thanks to Orenda Books. It’s set in Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula,…

Greeks Bearing Gifts

When British author Philip Kerr died suddenly earlier this year the world lost a giant of crime fiction. Kerr was not only prolific but his…

Eight Million Ways to Die

Lawrence Block’s 1982 novel is rendered in a dark and dangerous style by John K Snyder III as he recreates the story in graphic novel…

Smoke and Ashes

Abir Mukherjee’s third mystery featuring Captain Sam Wyndham, an ex-Scotland Yard detective policeman in 1920s colonial Calcutta, sees him caught in the crossfire of the campaign…

Dark Pines

Written by Will Dean — Tuva Moodyson hates the woods. And that’s too bad for her, because she lives in Gavrik, surrounded by the Utgard…

Smoking Kills

Written by Antoine Laurain, translated by Louise Rogers-Lalaurie — The title of this book is marketing genius, with a wink in the direction of every…

Last Year’s Man

Written by Paul D Brazill — Brit Grit author Paul D Brazill is one of those annoyingly productive writers who is able to effortlessly turn out…

Beg for Mercy

Written by Keith Nixon — Followers of Keith Nixon’s Solomon Gray series have had something of a love/hate relationship with the Kent copper. But we’re…

How it Happened

Written by Michael Koryta — It was Rob Barrett’s academic research into criminal interrogation which led him to join the FBI, and it was his reputation…

Animal Instinct: Human Zoo

Written by Simon Booker — Animal Instinct is an Audible Original, narrated by Imogen Church with a strong cast portraying the characters. Former police detective Joe…