Blood Song

Written by Johana Gustawsson, translated by David Warriner — Kerstin, Götan and Louise Lindbergh are viciously murdered and their tongues cut out in their home…

Village of the Lost Girls

Written by Agustin Martínez, translated by Frank Wynne — This missing persons thriller, with its twists racing through the hairpin bends of the Pyrenees, is a…

All This I Will Give to You

Written by Dolores Redondo, translated by Michael Meigs — The first thing that grabs you about Spanish author Dolores Redondo’s latest novel is its unusual…

City of Drowned Souls

Written by Chris Lloyd — Many readers enjoy crime fiction which allows them to travel to exotic locations or see even well-known countries like Spain…

Interview: Dolores Redondo

Dolores Redondo has had an amazing few years as a bestselling crime fiction author across Europe and beyond. Her Baztan trilogy, set in Northeast Spain…

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Initiated to Kill

Written by Sharlene Almond — There’s a surprisingly large number of conspiracy theories involving the Freemasons. Everything from political assassinations to the creation of income…

Killing for Keeps

Written by Mari Hannah — Since her first outing in The Murder Wall, the Kate Daniels series has gone from strength to strength and my…

Midnight in Europe

Written by Alan Furst — World War II is yet to start, but fascist forces in Germany and Italy are making ominous declarations, and General…

OxCrimes 3: Christopher Fowler

Exclusive extracts from OxCrimes — Yesterday saw the release of a special crime fiction anthology by Profile Books. OxCrimes brings you short stories by 27…

Matador

Against all odds? You would think that when the main character in a book is introduced as being buried alive, with one bullet in his…

SummerCrime: Holiday reads for 2013

Crime novels, with their abundant local colour and detail, are excellent travel companions. If you’re heading to a popular holiday destination this summer, why not…

Matador

Written by Ray Banks — Ray Banks is very much a crime writer’s crime writer, with a back catalogue full of dark and deviant grit, like…

The Red Star of Cádiz

Written by Ōsaka Gō — This is an unusual book by any standards. Written in 1986 by one of Japan’s most versatile authors it has been translated…

Interview: Jason Webster

Having written several non-fiction travel books, Jason Webster has turned his hand to crime fiction and his first novel Or the Bull Kills You was…