Confessions

Written by Kanae Minato, translated by Stephen Snyder – You never quite know what to expect when you pick up a Japanese crime fiction novel.…

Missing

Written by Sam Hawken — Jack Searle lives a quiet life in Texas, near the Mexican border. He earns enough to get by as a…

Alphabet House

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Steve Schein – Published for the first time in English, Alphabet House was Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen’s first book…

The Last Refuge

When Scotsman John Callum arrives in the Faroe Islands, he discovers a place that’s as forlorn and remote as he is. Callum is running from…

The Reckoning

Written by Rennie Airth — We are in an England slowly trying to come to terms with the fact that, despite sitting on the victorious…

The Last Refuge

Written by Craig Robertson — There’s a telling scene early in Craig Robertson’s latest mystery where the main character, John Callum, is attacked by two…

Straight Jacket

Written by Adrian Deans — I’m an advocate of judging a book by its cover. When you’re walking through a bookstore, or even browsing on…

Take One With You

Written by Oak Anderson — We have crime fiction set in every location on Earth, from Iceland to Ireland, Australia to Antarctica, but the one…

A Song for the Dying

Written by Stuart MacBride — Ash Henderson has all the street smarts required to successfully survive a spell in one of Her Majesty’s harder prisons.…

You’re Mine Now

Written by Hans Koppel — Swedish author Hans Koppel’s debut in the English language was She’s Never Coming Back, which arrived in 2012 and had…

NTN: Taking the Fall

Written by AP McCoy — In the world of horseracing, AP McCoy certainly wouldn’t qualify as ‘new talent’. He’s ridden over 2,000 winners and has…

Let it Burn

Written by Steve Hamilton — Steve Hamilton returns again to the frozen landscape of Paradise, Michigan, for his eighth novel featuring sometime PI Alex McKnight.…

CIS: An introduction to Michael Innes

He’s one of the longest-serving literary detectives, but do lovers of classic crime still read the extravagant, erudite novels featuring Inspector John Appleby? Have crime…

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