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…

High White Sun

In the sequel to The Far Empty, J Todd Scott returns to the Texas’s bleak Big Bend country. The very remoteness of this scorched landscape…

High White Sun

Written by J Todd Scott — High White Sun is a solid follow-up to J Todd Scott’s 2016 debut hit, The Far Empty. Again set in…

Weeping Waters

Written by Karin Brynard, translated by Maya Fowler and Isobel Dixon — South African crime fiction is going from strength to strength in both English…

Lightning Men

Thomas Mullen’s sequel to 2015’s Darktown sees Negro officers Boggs and Smith back on the beat in Atlanta’s black quarter, battling petty criminals even as…

Lightning Men

Written by Thoman Mullen — Given the current state of politics in the US and elsewhere, it’s no surprise that race features heavily in some…

Bluebird, Bluebird

Written by Attica Locke — Trust Attica Locke to write something timely, urgent and true about troubled race relations in present-day America. As she has…

Without Fear or Favor

Written by Robert K Tanenbaum — Among many other legal posts, Tanenbaum has been a prosecutor, an Assistant District Attorney, has taught law, and served…

Love Like Blood

Written by Mark Billingham — It must be easy for a series author to fall into a pattern, giving us murder by numbers and keeping an established…

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…

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…

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…

All Through the Night

Written by MP Wright — After first appearing in the 2014 novel Heartman, private detective JT Ellington returns. Born in Barbados where he became a policeman, JT…

Nowhere

Written by Roger Smith — After several standalone novels, a novella here and there, and dabbling in horror, South African author Roger Smith returns to slightly…

The Bone Tree

This is the sequel to Greg Iles’ epic novel Natchez Burning and it tells the story of a decades-old battle in Louisiana and Mississippi between ruthless…

The Bone Tree

This is the sequel to Greg Iles’ epic novel Natchez Burning and it tells the story of a decades-old battle in Louisiana and Mississipi between ruthless…