Black Summer

Readers and reviewers alike raved about The Puppet Show, MW Craven‘s 2018 release which introduced the decidedly different crime fighting duo of DS Washington Poe…

Out of the Ashes

Vicky Newham’s second novel to feature DI Maya Rahman starts with a bang – literally – as one of the new businesses blamed for gentrifying…

Deadland

If you like your books with a strong sense of place, then this one by William Shaw should be top of your list. It’s set…

Pity the Dead

Written by Keith Nixon — To his embarrassment, it requires a bobby to let DI Solomon Gray know that something untoward is happening to the…

Black Summer

Written by MW Craven — The Puppet Show was one of last year’s top reads. It got a five-star review here on Crime Fiction Lover,…

Never Be Broken

Written by Sarah Hilary — Hot on the heels of Vicky Newham’s Out of the Ashes comes another police procedural novel set slap bang in…

The Divinities

Written by Parker Bilal — With The Divinities, Parker Bilal starts a new police procedural series involving the interesting duo of Calil Drake, a detective…

Out of the Ashes

Written by Vicky Newham — London. AKA The Smoke. Home of the cheery, never-say-die Cockney, who likes to dress up in his Pearly King costume,…

Deadland

Written by William Shaw — There’s something magical when a book transports you completely to the place in which it is set. Elly Griffiths does…

The Ringmaster

Written by Vanda Symon — Sharp-witted, no-holds-barred Sam Shepard is back. After leaving her previous position in Mataura, deep in the countryside on New Zealand’s…

The Dare

Written by Carol Wyer — The crime writing whirlwind that is Carol Wyer is back with the third in her series featuring DI Natalie Ward,…

The Katharina Code

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — If you’re into Scandinavian crime fiction but not familiar with the William Wisting series by Norwegian…

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No Way Out

Written by Cara Hunter — Some police procedurals place the reader on the periphery, leaving us hanging about outside the flapping crime scene tape, not…

Interview: Nathan Blackwell

Nathan Blackwell writes quality fiction and is himself a fiction. The author of The Sound of Her Voice, described as “harrowing, compelling, and quite brilliant”…

Hunted

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Neil Smith — Arne Dahl, internationally known for his Stockholm-based Intercrime book and TV series, has recently brought a new series…