The Axeman’s Jazz

Based on the true story of a series of killings in post-WWI New Orleans, this book is a heady mix of soulful music, savage murder…

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Angel of the Abyss

Set in contemporary Los Angeles, this is the tale of a failed screenwriter who becomes involved in the restoration of a 1926 movie which for a…

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New Talent November 2014 – a recap

Yes, it’s been a few days since the curtains fell on November and we slipped into the chilling darkness of December. Yet like a bone-white,…

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NTN: Ed Kurtz interviewed

Today we talk to Ed Kurtz, whose novels The Forty-Two, Freight and Angel of the Abyss, represent some of the best indie crime fiction written…

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NTN: Ten to taste 2014

If you check our reviews backlist, you will see that we cover the giants of crime fiction, past and present. The names of Georges Simenon,…

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NTN: The Murder of Patience Brooke

Written by JC Briggs — Jean Briggs first came up with the idea for her Dickens and Jones series back in 2012, during the celebrations…

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NTN: Angel of the Abyss

Written by Ed Kurtz — Last month we reviewed Freight, a novella by Ed Kurtz published by Australia’s Crime Factory team. Now he returns with…

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NTN: The Axeman’s Jazz

Written by Ray Celestin — Thirty years after Jack the Ripper stalked London’s foggy streets, a jazz-loving serial killer terrorised New Orleans. Between May 1918…

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NTN: Until the Debt is Paid

Written by Alexander Hartung, translated by Steve Anderson — Until the Debt is Paid was Alexander Hartung’s second novel in German, and the first to…

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NTN: William Giraldi interviewed

Next month sees the release of a debut crime novel for William Giraldi, a writer and editor based in Boston, who has come up with…

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NTN: Hellbound: The Tally Man

Written by David McCaffrey — Britain’s Next Bestseller, with its crowd-backed approach, is making a bold statement on today’s publishing scene. They’re publishing the books…

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NTN: Janet O’Kane interviewed

If you’re looking for an alternative to the grim urban settings that predominate in Scottish crime fiction, then self-published author Janet O’Kane is one to…

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NTN: The Life We Bury

Written by Allen Eskens — The Life We Bury is Allen Eskens’ first novel, but you’d really never know it, from prose that approaches the…

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NTN: An introduction to ThunderPoint Publishing

Edinburgh-based ThunderPoint Publishing is one of the youngest independent publishers out there and, with its line-up, an ideal partner for us during New Talent November.…

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NTN: The Last Projector

Written by David James Keaton — American indie publisher Broken River Books has received a good deal of critical acclaim for the books it has…

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NTN: New authors at Iceland Noir

With a man on the ground reporting from Iceland Noir in Reykjavik, we take a look at some of the new authors who are taking…

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