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…

Beg for Mercy

Written by Keith Nixon — Followers of Keith Nixon’s Solomon Gray series have had something of a love/hate relationship with the Kent copper. But we’re…

Blood Standard

Written by Laird Barron — Alaskan ex-patriate Laird Barron now lives in New York State, where this debut crime novel is set. Barron, by the way,…

Blue Night

Written by Simone Buchholz, translated by Rachel Ward — Chastity Riley, once a hotshot state prosecutor, has suffered a demotion after bringing down one of her…

An Aegean April

Written by Jeffery Siger — It is Easter time on the Greek Island of Lesvos and the shipping tycoon Mihalis Volandes is about to become…

The End of Lies

Written by Andrew Barrett — “How can you tell if you’re lying to yourself?” this crime thriller begins, and it’s a good question. Middle-aged librarian…

NTN: Scream Blue Murder

Written by Tony J Forder — Published by indie outfit Bloodhound books, Scream Blue Murder is the third novel this year by new author Tony J…

NTN: The Extraditionist

Written by Todd Merer — A debut thriller that shines a light into a particularly dark corner of the legal world, The Extraditionist is the…

Suburra

Written by Carlo Bonini and Giancarlo De Cataldo, translated by Antony Shugaar — Rome is said to be the city of echoes, the city of illusions,…

Femme Fatale

Written by Dominic Piper — The concept of les femmes fatales is older than crime fiction itself – female characters whose charms and influence propel…

Brick

Written by Conrad Jones — Bryn Williams doesn’t have a lot going for him. He lives on a council estate in Liverpool, both his parents…

Sting

Written by Sandra Brown — What’s your guilty pleasure, when you’re not crime fiction loving? Mine’s Nora Roberts (and not in her JD Robb persona,…

Deadly Game

Written by Matt Johnson — If you like your crime fiction to be full of thrills and conspiracies, with more than a dash of authentic…

Lola

Written by Melissa Scrivner Love — Lola, the energetic protagonist of this Los Angeles-based crime thriller, is an eminently likeable young woman, flirting with death at…