How to Kill Your Friends

Written by Phil Kurthausen — This fast, fun, thriller set in Barcelona is strikingly of the moment, featuring both the Catalan independence movement and the…

The Flower Girls

Written by Alice Clark-Platts — With children who kill as its main focus, The Flower Girls by Alice Clark-Platts has ‘controversy’ written all over it.…

The Golden Child

Written by Wendy James — There are some pretty nasty characters out in the world. Hit and run drivers, hostage takers, robbers, serial killers, pre-teenage…

Interview: Laura Marshall

Laura Marshall worked in conference production for nearly 20 years before she finally took the plunge and decided to try her hand as a crime…

The Fear

Written by CL Taylor — Crime fiction is a huge and hugely popular genre, but do you ever sit back and think of what we’re…

The Photographer

Written by Craig Robertson — Some book titles are a little off-putting, some are even a trifle dull, while others may seem a bit cryptic.…

White Bodies

Written by Jane Robins — White Bodies is a fun read that puts a 21st century twist on the premise of the famous 1951 Alfred…

Shame on You

Written by Amy Heydenrych — Social media. We can’t live without it these days, no matter how much we’d like to. Love it or hate…

Black Teeth

Zane Lovitt’s brand of modern noir with an Aussie twist has won him awards and praise Down Under, and his latest twisted revenge tale is…

Black Teeth

Written by Zane Lovitt — Documentary filmmaker and author Zane Lovitt is a long-time member of the Melbourne crime-writing scene, putting out a bunch of short…

Friend Request

Written by Laura Marshall — This seems to be the year of the misbehaving teenager. Ruth Ware’s The Lying Game focuses on a group of…

Trust Me

Written by Angela Clarke — How can you solve a crime when the witness has no proof it ever occurred? It’s an interesting premise as…

The Caller

Written by Chris Carter — FaceTime and Skype are great inventions, aren’t they? You can chat face to face with somebody who is the other…

13 Minutes

Written by Sarah Pinborough — Teenage girls are at best an unpredictable bunch. I’m speaking from experience as I was once one myself. So too…

Viral

Written by Helen FitzGerald — Versatile authors who write standalones often aren’t as highly revered in the crime fiction genre as series writers. This might be…

Follow Me

Written by Angela Clarke — This debut sees a digital-savvy graduate team up with the police to find a serial killer who posts clues on Twitter. It’s a techno-thriller using the…