Unrest

Written by Jesper Stein, translated by David Young — Detective Alex Steen of the Copenhagen homicide division is a divorcee who still pines for his…

Texas Two-Step

Written by Michael Pool — In this novel of crimes, both petty and not-so, Michael Pool takes you from the laid-back atmosphere of Colorado, where…

Macbeth

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Don Bartlett — First performed in 1606, Shakespeare’s Macbeth is one of the best crime stories ever written. Okay,…

This Is How It Ends

Written by Eva Dolan — “Eva Dolan nails it.” There. That’s the review. It’s all you need to know about this book. Sorry? What? Yeah,…

Sirens

Written by Joseph Knox — Disgraced Detective Constable Aidan Waits has been caught stealing drugs and publicly humiliated. His boss, Superintendent Parrs, is an uncompromising Scot…

NTN: Cambodia Noir

Written by Nick Seeley — This year has seen the rise of some impressive new stars in crime fiction, authors whose novels are set in far-flung…

Darktown

Written by Thomas Mullen — So many countries are divided on the issues of race and identity at the moment that Thomas Mullen’s latest novel is born into a world…

The Far Empty

If it was down to cover alone, J Todd Scott’s effort might just end up as book of the year. But it’s what’s inside that…

The Far Empty

Written by J Todd Scott — It’s hard to believe this well-crafted crime thriller is a debut novel. The author’s experience as a DEA agent…

Six Four

Written by Hideo Yokoyama, translated by Jonathan Lloyd-Davies — The main attraction of a police procedural is the opportunity for readers to watch the characters develop over…

If I Run

Written by Terri Blackstock — In a house in Shreveport, Louisiana, a journalist lies dead. He has bled out from savage stab wounds, inflicted by…

NTN: Four Days

Written by Iain Ryan — Brisbane, Queensland in the 1980s. If this Australian sunshine state isn’t the most corrupt place in the Southern Hemisphere, then…