The Outsider

Written by Stephen King — Horror kingpin Stephen King occasionally likes to dip his toe into the murky waters of crime fiction, most recently with…

CIS: My classics by Mark Edwards

First, a confession. I will probably be booted out of the Crime Writers’ Association for this, but I have never actaully read anything from the…

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End of Watch, and more

On the Radar — Is Stephen King dropping horror for crime fiction? Could be as he releases his third detective novel in as many years.…

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Andre: Top five books of 2015

This was a year when the big hitters came good. Laura Lippman, Stephen King and Ian Rankin all make my top five, and other famous…

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Interview: Michael Koryta

Having a new book published is an anxious time for any writer, no matter how experienced. But when Stephen King said ‘You can’t put this…

Finders Keepers

Written by Stephen King — One year on from Mr Mercedes, Stephen King’s highly successful foray into crime fiction, he’s back with a follow-up. Finders Keepers…

King of horror, prince of crime

On the Radar — Writing detective fiction is becoming a regular for Stephen King, who is following up Mr Mercedes with a new case for retired…

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The Secret Place

Written by Tana French — Famed for her mastery of suspense and character, Tana French is one of those crime novelists admired by her peers…

Mr Mercedes

Written by Stephen King — Suspense has always been Stephen King’s stock-in-trade, but he’s increasingly turning to crime too. The much-admired Joyland was published last…

The Return of the King

On the Radar — Don’t worry we haven’t crossed over into Tolkienesque fantasy. The King we’re refering to in the header is none other than…

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Interview: Erin Kelly

A leading light in the new generation of psychological crime writers, Erin Kelly’s 2010 debut The Poison Tree was praised by Stephen King, who compared…

Joyland

Written by Stephen King — When Charles Ardai and Max Allan Collins started up Hard Case Crime with the intention of reviving the paperback original…