The Word is Murder

Anthony Horowitz’s latest novel – the first in a series – has it all. There’s a challenging mystery in which a wealthy middle-aged widow appears…

The Eulogist

Written by Jeffrey B Burton — The Eulogist is book three in Jeffrey B Burton’s Agent Drew Cady series. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t read…

Bolt Action Remedy

Written by JJ Hensley — The winter sport of biathlon combines cross-country skiing with rifle shooting. Athletes taking part combine heart-pumping physical endurance with cool and…

CIS: Rediscovering Margaret Millar

It’s not that Margaret Millar was ever completely forgotten. She was admired by Truman Capote, Agatha Christie and Evelyn Waugh. She is often cited by…

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Maria in the Moon

Written by Louise Beech — In the breakneck world of thrill-a-minute crime fiction, it does a reader good to take a little breather now and…

Interview: George Mann

With superhero avengers fighting their way around Manhattan, the steampunk-inspired Newbury & Hobbes series, and a set of Sherlock Holmes short story anthologies all under…

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CIS: The Mitford Murders

Written by Jessica Fellowes — It’s 12 January 1920. Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of the famous Florence Nightingale, boards a train. She settles herself, and…

The Word is Murder

Written by Anthony Horowitz — Here at Crime Fiction Lover we always get really excited when Horowitz has another novel published – for one thing reviews…

The Epiphany Machine

Written by David Burr Gerrard — The Epiphany Machine opens with a with a list, a disclaimer, covering 19 things to consider before using the machine…

Dis Mem Ber

Written by Joyce Carol Oates – This collection of mostly longish short stories features Oates’s sly humour and penchant for the off-kilter. There’s something just…

The Age of Olympus

Written by Gavin Scott – Duncan Forrester, ex-Special Operations Executive agent and history scholar, returns for a second outing in Scott’s engaging historical crime series. We…

Swann’s Way Out

Written by Charles Salzberg — The fourth book in the Swann’s Way series doesn’t have any references to Marcel Proust in it, but instead begins…