CIS: Rim of the Pit revisited

Today, when lists of new crime and thriller books are saturated with stories involving ever-more numerous and gruesome deaths for their fictional characters, a look…

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A Game of Ghosts

Written by John Connolly – Charlie Parker is back. He is hired by the FBI’s Special Agent-in-Charge Edgar Ross to find the private investigator Jaycob…

Summoning the Dead

Written by Tony Black — Detective Inspector Bob Valentine of the Ayr police is a man with a special talent. The dead plead with him. Ever since…

A Time of Torment

Written by John Connolly — John Connolly’s distinctive blend of human villainy and supernatural forces have won him a huge army of admirers since he…

A Taste of Ashes

Tony Black’s second DI Bob Valentine novel is set in the west coast town of Ayr. Valentine is a cop who places himself – literally –…

Friends of the Dusk

Written by Phil Rickman — The Reverend Merrily Watkins – vicar of the Herefordshire village of Lentwardine – is a widow. Years ago, her philandering…

A Taste of Ashes

The west coast town of Ayr is the backdrop to A Taste of Ashes, the second of Tony Black’s novels featuring DI Bob Valentine. He…

A Taste of Ashes

Written by Tony Black — Detective Inspector Bob Valentine has recently returned to work in the West Scotland town of Ayr after being stabbed in the…

The Scarlet Gospels

Written by Clive Barker — Harry D’Amour is an occult detective created by horror author Clive Barker three decades ago. He’s appeared in short stories, novels…

Lost Touch

Written by David Terruso — Lina Colella has a gift. A gift that is both wonderful and terrible at the same time. By touching objects…

A Song of Shadows

Written by John Connolly — Portland, Maine. PI Charlie Parker has narrowly survived a savage shotgun and pistol attack. After technically dying three times in…

Seeing the Dead

Written by Sheila Connolly — Back in January, we reviewed, Reunion with Death, by this New York Times Bestselling author, and our reviewer particularly enjoyed its…

The Lazarus Prophecy

Written by FG Cottam — British writer FG Cottam made his debut back in 2007 with his highly successful paranormal thriller, The House of Lost…

Sherlock Holmes: The Spirit Box

Written by George Mann — Previously here on Crime Fiction Lover we’ve reviewed The Will of the Dead featuring Sherlock Holmes in a steampunk mystery,…