The Collector

Fiona Cummins won widespread praise for her chilling debut, Rattle, including a five-star review on this site. Now the Bone Collector character is back, and…

City Without Stars

Written by Tim Baker — It seems like a long time since Tim Baker’s explosive JFK assassination based debut, Fever City, hit the shelves in April 2016. Fever…

A Map of the Dark

Written by Karen Ellis — Elsa Myers is the New York representative for the FBI’s Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Unit in this debut from Karen Ellis.…

The Collector

Written by Fiona Cummins — In January 2017 I was lucky enough to be given a debut novel to review. It stayed with me through…

The Death Messenger

Written by Mari Hannah — The arrival of a mysterious DVD at Northumbria Police HQ sets in train an investigation which is destined to take…

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…

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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…