Sins of the Dead

Written by Lin Anderson — Forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is on her 13th case and she’s seen her fair share of death threats. In this, the…

The Old Religion

Written by Martyn Waites — A rural community, cut off, left behind and no longer benefiting from the nation’s wider prosperity. A place with its…

NTN: Holy Island

Written by LJ Ross — Bath-based author LJ Ross has made a big impact among readers looking for light, cosy-but-modern mysteries with a bit of…

Wychwood

Written by George Mann — Wychwood is the first in a new series of mysteries by an author who in the past has created a number…

The Devil’s Daughters

Written by Diana Bretherick — Formerly a criminal barrister, Diana Bretherick now lectures in criminology at the University of Portsmouth. In 2012, she won the Good…

Hard Light

Written by Elizabeth Hand — You know you’re on a weird ride when out of the blue an 11-year-old girl in the story asks, “Do…

The Invisible Guardian

Written by Dolores Redondo, translated by Isabelle Kaufeler — The Baztan valley in the Pyrenees in the north-east of Spain is misty, rainy and remote.…

Compulsion

Written by Bruce W Perry — Karl Standt has a back story. The former New York cop, now a private investigator, is still regaining his…

Steps to Heaven

Written by Wendy Cartmel — A soldier sharpens his knife on a whetstone. He says a silent prayer to his God. And then he commits…

The Killing Room

Written by Richard Montanari — Winter grips Philadelphia. Ice floes clunk in the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, but Detectives Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano of …