Rough Justice: Top five books of 2022

Picking my favourite crime novels of the year is always a double-edged sword. There’s great satisfaction in recognising some brilliant work, but also a little doubt, and guilt, about the books I leave out. I have to stick to five though, and after some consideration,…
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Real Easy by Marie Rutkoski

American author Marie Rutkoski makes the transition from YA to adult fiction look simple in this hugely satisfying and emotionally fraught thriller about the broken lives caught up in the hunt for a missing dancer and her abductor in turn-of-the-century Illinois. Each chapter in the…
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