Plender

Written by Ted Lewis — Northeast crime author Ted Lewis is credited with being one of the forefathers of British noir. His greatest commercial success…

A Dark Matter

Written by Doug Johnstone — There’s death lurking in pretty much every crime novel, but it is the heart and soul of this quirky new…

Wolves at the Door

Gunnar Staalesen’s beleaguered PI Varg Veum is a perennial Nordic noir favourite and here the world-weary Norwegian PI is on another thankless mission. Escaping a…

Gumshoe Blues

Written by Paul D Brazill — Anyone already familiar with Brazill’s writing, or who has had a look at the many reviews of his work…

Back to the Garden

Written by EI Weiner — These days, there’s a bit of a fashion for crime books with song lyrics in their titles and here’s one…

Wolves at the Door

Written by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett —Considered to be the godfather of Nordic noir, Gunnar Staalasen is an icon in Norway, so much…

The Stories You Tell

Written by Kristen Lepionka — This is the third outing for Ohio-based private investigator Roxane Weary. Columbus is in the grip of winter when Roxane…

Swann’s Down

Written by Charles Salzberg — This is the fifth Henry Swann book by Charles Salzberg and we’ve previously reviewed Swann’s Way Out. The author says…

No One Home

Written by Tim Weaver — At the end of Tim Weaver’s last book, You Were Gone, there were distinct signs that David Raker’s old pal…

A Book of Bones

Written by John Connolly – For his 17th novel in the Charlie Parker series, Connolly has chosen to take his eponymous detective out of his…

Runaway

Written by Claire MacLeary — Maggie and Wilma are the Thelma and Louise of Aberdeen. On the surface, they’re two very different women, but fate…

A Time to Scatter Stones

Written by Lawrence Block — Matt Scudder might just be one of the most under-appreciated private detectives in American crime fiction. The former cop has…

The Long Road from Paris

Written by Kirby Williams — This is Kirby Williams’s second thriller featuring New Orleans jazz prodigy Urby Brown, an expat living in Paris even as…