NTN: Fiona Cummins interviewed

The leap from writing about showbiz for a UK national newspaper to creating one of 2017’s most chilling protagonists is a big one, but family…

  • Published in Features

And So It Began

Written by Owen Mullen — It’s brave of a resident of Scotland and the Greek Islands to write a police procedural set in one of…

The Snowman – audiobook

Written by Jo Nesbø, narrated by Robin Sachs — As the film of Jo Nesbø’s quintessential police procedural The Snowman (2007) comes to the big…

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…

Insidious Intent

Written by Val McDermid — In a crowded genre where the word ‘girl’ has become so overused in book titles, it’s a breath of fresh…

Kill the Father

Written by Sandrone Dazieri — If you missed this pacy Italian thriller when it came out in hardback earlier this year, now is your chance to…

I Know a Secret

Written by Tess Gerritsen — Over the course of 12 books, the partnership of Rizzoli and Isle has become as well-established as, say, Laurel and…

The Place of Refuge

Written by Albert Tucher — Albert Tucher has made a name for himself writing about prostitute Diana Andrews. It’s quite phenomenal, really. There are 70…

Stillhouse Lake

Written by Rachel Caine — A drunk driver loses control of his vehicle and hits a house in Wichita, Kansas, shattering the lives of Gina…

Watching You

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Neil Smith — Right out of the gate, Arne Dahl’s latest screenplay-ready Nordic noir thriller holds fast and never…

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The Last Train

Written by Michael Pronko — Detective Hiroshi Shimizu gained a lot during his time studying in Boston. He found an American fiancée, Linda, and now…

The Fourth Monkey

Written by JD Barker — We all know the proverb of the three wise monkeys – ‘See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil’. But…

Jack the Ripper: Case Closed

Written by Gyles Brandreth – The Whitechapel Murders that occurred in London in 1888 have provided seemingly endless inspiration for writerly speculation. Latest in this…