The Stone Circle

Written by Elly Griffiths — Some crime novels take no prisoners and smack you between the eyes from the get-go, while others greet you warmly,…

The Dark Angel

Written by Elly Griffiths — The Dr Ruth Galloway series has reached book 10 and she’s come a long way since The Crossing Places was…

NTN: The Binding Song

Written by Elodie Harper — Elodie Harper is a TV journalist and crime fiction author whose story Wild Swimming won The Guardian’s 2016 short story competition,…

Friend Request

Written by Laura Marshall — This seems to be the year of the misbehaving teenager. Ruth Ware’s The Lying Game focuses on a group of…

The Chalk Pit

Written by Elly Griffiths — Some books are let down by the lack of coherent characterisation, featuring players so one-dimensional they would blow away in a gentle…

NTN: Murder on the Marsh

Written by Anne Penketh — Freelance political journalist turned author Anne Penketh made her fiction writing debut in 2015 with Food Fight, a novel set…

The Woman in Blue

Written by Elly Griffiths — Walsingham, deep in rural Norfolk, is a curious place. In Jim Kelly’s Death on Demand, for instance, its religious history…

Death on Demand

Written by Jim Kelly — Norfolk coppers Peter Shaw and George Valentine return for their latest outing and their beat includes the rough and ready…

At Death’s Window

Written by Jim Kelly — Conflicts between criminals tend to be called ‘wars’. Thus we have turf wars, drug wars, and even scraps between rival…

But For The Grace

Written by Peter Grainger — Detective Sergeant David ‘DC’ Smith has been through the wringer, both personally and professionally. Once a senior officer in the…

Dying Fall

Written by Elly Griffiths — Ruth Galloway is a forensic archaeologist in a Norfolk University. She specialises in analysing the bones of ancient people, uncovered…