The Last Act

In a book inspired by outrageous real-life events, Brad Parks constructs a tension-filled, highly entertaining scenario in which FBI agents recruit aging child star Tommy…

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Paid in Spades

Written by Richard Helms — In this fast-paced crime thriller, award-winning author Richard Helms guides you to the darker corners of New Orleans where the…

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Follow the Money season 3 is on the way…

After two successful runs making the world of finance and investment a dangerous place, the Danish programme Follow the Money is returning to BBC Four.…

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The Last Act

Written by Brad Parks — a strong sense of purpose infuses Brad Parks’s new crime thriller The Last Act and propels the story forward with…

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A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself

Written by William Boyle — Life has been a struggle for Rena Ruggiero ever since her mobster husband Gentle Vic Ruggiero was murdered on the…

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The Border

Written by Don Winslow — The Border is the final novel in Don Winslow’s epic Power of the Dog trilogy. When we first met Art…

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First look: Ryuko

She smokes cigars, rides a motorbike, packs twin tommies and she has a dragon tattoo. But Ryuko isn’t from Sweden, and she’s not like anything…

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Back Door to Hell

Written by Paul Gadsby — Nate doesn’t have a plan, all he has is first degree burns on the soles of his feet after a run-in…

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November Road

Edgar award winner Lou Berney’s latest stand-alone thriller has already appeared on numerous best of 2018 lists, including from two of our own contributors. November…

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The Cold Summer

Written by Gianrico Carofiglio, translated by Howard Curtis — Real-life events from 1992 are woven into Gianrico Carofiglio’s fascinating contribution to Italian crime fiction. The…

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Countdown to Osaka

Written by Joe Hefferon — Crime fiction set in Japan, Korea and other counties of the Far East is gaining in popularity, and even Western…

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November Road

Written by Lou Berney — Lou Berney’s 2015 novel The Long and Faraway Gone won a string of awards including the Edgar, Barry, McAvity and Anthony gongs.…

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Charlesgate Confidential

Scott Von Doviak’s debut is the complete package. It has ambition. The narrative is split in to three parts, 1946, 1986, and 2014. There is…

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Charlesgate Confidential

Written by Scott Von Doviak — Last year was a banner year for debuts. Jane Harper’s The Dry and Jordan Harper’s A Lesson in Violence…

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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…

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The Syndicate

Written by Clarence Cooper Jr — There aren’t many books that grab you from the first line and don’t let go. There are even fewer…

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