The Best Laid Plans

Edited by Judy Penz Sheluk — We’re just hitting that time of year when beach and poolside beckons. And what better way to get your…

Exit Wounds

Called on to review this lineup of short stories assembled by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan, you’d be hard-pressed to pick the best storyteller.…

Milwaukee Noir

Edited by Tim Hennessy — At last, my husband’s home town comes in for Akashic Books’ noir treatment! I’m from the American Midwest myself (Detroit),…

Exit Wounds

Edited by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan — When the cover of a new book of short stories is emblazoned with the names of…

Amsterdam Noir

Editors René Appel and Josh Pachter have collected stories from 14 of The Netherlands’ top-ranking writers of crime and literary fiction – plus a few…

Amsterdam Noir

Edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter — Fourteen of The Netherlands’ premier authors of crime and literary fiction contributed to this collection, with the…

First look: Ten Year Stretch

They write about death, but this time they’re doing it for a good cause. That’s right. To celebrate 10 years of CrimeFest – the crime…

Murder on Christmas Eve

Edited by Cecily Gayford — Following Murder Under the Christmas Tree last year, this is the second collection of mysteries for the festive season produced…