Maigret Sets a Trap on ITV at Easter

ITV has finally announced a date for its airing of its new feature-length adaptation of Maigret. The two-hour film Maigret Sets a Trap will be shown…

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First look: Bred to Kill

Damn. Just look! I’ve gone and got another bloody handprint on a brand new book that’s arrived here at Crime Fiction Lover HQ. Oh, wait,…

NTN: Eyes Full of Empty

Written by Jérémie Guez, translated by Edward Gauvin — Jérémie Guez is a highly-praised young author in his native France. I’ve been reading him for a while now…

NTN: Jérémie Guez interviewed

At the ripe old age of 27, Jérémie Guez already has four novels under his belt, two of which have received prestigious crime fiction awards…

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The Silent Boy

Written by Andrew Taylor – Already a triple winner of the CWA Historical Dagger, Andrew Taylor has been nominated once again for his latest book…

First look: The Illegalists

One thing we wish we had more of on Crime Fiction Lover is graphic novels. So we were really pleased to hear from writer Stefan Vogel…

Camille

Written by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Frank Wynne — After taking the tropes of serial killers and kidnappings and turning them on their heads, in his…

Second Life

Written by SJ Watson — Coming as it does just a couple of days before Valentine’s Day and the arrival in cinemas of 50 Shades of…

The Lying Down Room

“I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles”, goes the old song. Certainly, the August heat is a trial for Chief Inspector Serge Morel…

Personal

Written by Lee Child — Jack Reacher, once a major in the US Military Police and now a drifter, is on a bus. That it is not…

Crossing the Line

Written by Frédérique Molay, translated by Anne Trager — If your tastes tend towards the gory and you enjoy your crime set in a foreign clime,…

A Man’s Head

Written by Georges Simenon, translated by David Coward — Having accrued an incomplete collection of dog-eared, yellowed and slightly foxed editions of Simenon’s Maigret novels…