When Trouble Sleeps

Leye Adenle takes you right to the heart of Nigerian corruption and electoral fraud in his topical political thriller. When Trouble Sleeps is an entertaining…

When Trouble Sleeps

Written by Leye Adenle — In recent years African authors making inroads into the crime genre with what has been labelled Sunshine noir, proving that murder…

The Greek Wall

Written by Nicolas Verdan, translated by W Donald Wilson — The refugee crisis has been front-and-center in the news media for so long it’s become…

Bay of Martyrs

Written by Tony Black and Matt Neal —  Tony Black is a past master of crime writing with 13 novels to his name and seven…

The Accusation

Written by Bandi — You won’t find a conventional thriller in this collection of modern-day short stories set in North Korea, and while you may find…

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…

A Death in the Family

Written by Michael Stanley — Talk about explosive beginnings! This time it gets very personal indeed. Assistant Superintendent David Bengu in Botswana – aka Kubu, meaning…

A Rising Man

This prize-winning debut takes us back to 1919 Calcutta, where Sam Wyndham, formerly of the British Army and of Scotland Yard, has arrived to start a…

The Fire Maker

Written by Peter May — Crime fiction fans know and love Peter May for his very atmospheric Lewis trilogy and we’ve reviewed The Chessmen and a recent standalone…

A Rising Man

Written by Abir Mukherjee — Calcutta, 1919, and the city is full of rising men. There are the colonials making fortunes in commodities like rubber…

Behind Dead Eyes

Written by Howard Linskey — Tom Carney, true crime author, keeps receiving letters imploring him for help. These are no ordinary pleas, the writer no…

NTN: Minute Zero

Written by Todd Moss — If you missed Todd Moss’s dramatic 2013 debut with The Golden Hour, you can catch up with his protagonist Judd…