Written by AD Miller — A snowdrop is a lovely flower, but as this book explains in its first few pages, it’s also the Russian vernacular for a dead body that turns up when the snow melts. Each spring, Moscow’s icy drifts subside, and the…
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Gold Dagger and Man Booker longlists

The Crime Writers’ Association has unveiled its longlist for the coveted Gold Dagger award as well as naming the contenders for several of its other Daggers for 2011. The Gold longlist covers the following books, authors and publishers: Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin…
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