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On the Radar: Deadly Durham

Things get under way with a bang in this week’s new books column as an explosion rips through the English city of Durham in LJ Ross’s latest novel. The Shrine leads off a package of five books, which also include The Girl Beneath the Sea…
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The Craftsman

Written by Sharon Bolton — There’s something for everyone in Sharon Bolton’s latest stand alone psychological thriller. There’s crime, mystery, history, drama, neatly executed reveals, witches and even magic. The final two might give you pause, but the hint of occult and mythology fits well…
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Double, double, toil and trouble...

On the Radar — This week, a very different take on Shakespeare’s Scottish play leads our new releases list. Jo Nesbo’s version of Macbeth was on our Most Wanted list at the beginning of the year, alongside debutante Vicky Newham’s Turn a Blind Eye which…
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Dead Woman Walking

Written by Sharon Bolton — Standalone novels. Some you can take or leave, while others make a lasting impression. Then there’s a third, little populated, category which contains those books that knock you for six from the get-go and keep on surprising to the very…
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Dark, deadly tartan tales a-woven

On the Radar — This week’s On the Radar column begins with three deadly tales from the tomes of Tartan noir, as a trio of Scottish authors each weave their own blood-splattered stories of murder and mayhem. We start off with a Stuart Macbride standalone that looks a…
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Planet Normal?

On the Radar — Yes, that peculiar creation of Harry Bingham – DC Fiona Griffiths – is back with her alternative take on policing in a new mystery set in Wales. We’ve also got psychological thrillers, Alaskan chillers, and historical blood spillers. There’s even visit…
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