No Place Like Home

Written by Rebecca Muddiman — Some people are born lucky, others drag their bad fortune behind them like Jacob Marley’s chains. Polly Cooke definitely falls into…

Something in the Water

Written by Catherine Steadman — She’s best known as Mabel Lane Fox in the Downton Abbey TV series, but Catherine Steadman’s debut novel couldn’t be…

A Noise Downstairs

Written by Linwood Barclay — This could be called The Case of the Haunted Typewriter, because an old-fashioned typewriter is one of the eeriest images…

Don’t You Cry

Written by Cass Green, narrated by Lisa Coleman, Anna Bentinck, Huw Parmenter and Richard Trinder — This exciting new psychological thriller from Cass Green, a…

Do No Harm

Written by LV Hay — Some authors delight in leading their readers up the garden path and, in truth, many of us love being taken…

Interview: Laura Marshall

Laura Marshall worked in conference production for nearly 20 years before she finally took the plunge and decided to try her hand as a crime…

The Dead Ex

Written by Jane Corry — There’s something about Jane Corry’s writing that resonates with crime fiction lovers. Her 2016 book My Husband’s Wife was a psychological…

Where the Missing Go

Written by Emma Rowley — Cheshire schoolgirl Sophie Harlow went missing on 17 February 2017. The 16-year-old walked out of Amberton Grammar School during a revision period,…

The Other Wife

Written by Michael Robotham — Joe O’Loughlin’s journey began in 2004 when Michael Robotham released his debut novel The Suspect and introduced the clinical psychologist.…

The Outsider

Written by Stephen King — Horror kingpin Stephen King occasionally likes to dip his toe into the murky waters of crime fiction, most recently with…

Cult X

Written by Fuminori Nakamura, translated by Kalau Almony — Cult X is an ambitious novel, one that pushes boundaries and redefines what crime fiction can…

A Baby’s Bones

Written by Rebecca Alexander — Former psychologist Rebecca Alexander certainly knows how to mess with your mind, as evidenced by this debut novel which introduces…

The Retreat

Written by Mark Edwards — The writers’ retreat, or any kind of retreat for that matter, is an ideal setting for a crime novel. Spend…

You Were Gone

Written by Tim Weaver — David Raker searches for missing people, but what happens when he has to look for  someone who isn’t missing at…