City of Windows

Written by Robert Pobi — In a CFL interview with Robert Pobi about his 2012 debut novel Bloodman, he said he wanted to write an…

Crime tours USA

Summer’s here and that’s the cue to go on holiday. For crime fiction lovers heading to the US this summer – or already there for…

Swann’s Down

Written by Charles Salzberg — This is the fifth Henry Swann book by Charles Salzberg and we’ve previously reviewed Swann’s Way Out. The author says…

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…

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…

A Time to Scatter Stones

Written by Lawrence Block — Matt Scudder might just be one of the most under-appreciated private detectives in American crime fiction. The former cop has…

Hell Chose Me

Written by Angel Luis Colón — Just when avid crime fiction readers might be tiring of the low-life protagonists with unsavoury companions, seedy surroundings, and…

The Banker’s Wife

Written by Cristina Alger — The words ‘financial’ and ‘thriller’ are usually enough to send me running for the hills, and they’re there for all…

The Winters

Written by Lisa Gabriele — Lisa Gabriele set herself a high bar in tackling a modern reimagining of Daphne du Maurier’s classic psychological thriller, Rebecca,…

The Age of Exodus

Written by Gavin Scott — The Age of Exodus is a welcome return for Gavin Scott’s series, which places ex-SOE operative and Oxford scholar Duncan…

Lost Empress

Written by Sergio de la Pava — This remarkable book is a crime novel in only the loosest sense of the genre. Yes, crimes take…

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…

Eight Million Ways to Die

Written by Lawrence Block, artwork by John K Snyder III — This hardback graphic novel version of Lawrence Block’s classic fifth Matt Scudder book is…

Thirteen

Written by Steve Cavanagh — The courtroom drama market seems to have been cornered for many years by John Grisham, with a little Michael Connelly…