Nothing Important Happened Today

Will Carver’s unsparing portrayal of modern society is startlingly original and crime fiction at its most compelling. The People of Choice is a cult that…

The Six

Written by Luca Veste — Known for the Liverpool-based police procedurals in his Murphy and Rossi series, Luca Veste also loves mixing a bit of…

The Fragility of Bodies

Written by Sergio Olguín and translated by Miranda France — Award-winning Argentine novelist Sergio Olguín’s fast-paced 2012 crime novel is now available in English for…

Juliet & Romeo

The ultimate love story is also a crime story at heart, strewn as it is with murders, a gang war, suicides and a dark sense…

Juliet & Romeo

Written by David Hewson — Violent gangs roaming city streets looking for trouble. Murder. Illicit love. Poison. Suicide. And what amounts to the sale of…

Big Sister

Written by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett — Varg Veum, a private eye operating out of the Norwegian town of Bergen, can’t seem to catch…

Let Me Lie

Written by Clare Mackintosh – There’s a seemingly never-ending stream of psychological thrillers in the domestic noir pool and its tributaries at the moment. Ever…

Dig Two Graves

Written by Keith Nixon — Here’s an author and former Crime Fiction Lover contributor who has carved himself a niche in the world of Brit…

They All Fall Down

Written by Tammy Cohen — Hannah is a recent patient in a women’s low security psychiatric facility called The Meadows outside London. Why she’s there…

Soul Cage

Written by Tetsuya Honda, translated by Giles Murray — On some scaffolding nine storeys above the Tokyo skyline, an unnamed narrator is having an exchange with…

The Run-Out Groove

Written by Andrew Cartmel — The Vinyl Detective, whose name remains a secret, returns for a second escapade. Last year’s Written in Dead Wax was an…

Blue Light Yokohama

Written by Nicolas Obregon – What an entertaining debut! Told almost exclusively from the perspective of Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Inspector Kosuke Iwata, it’s a…

Modern Crimes

Written by Chris Nickson — No author has used the city of Leeds as a backdrop for crime stories so profoundly as Chris Nickson. From…

The Jump

Written by Doug Johnstone — One day Ellie’s teenage son, Logan, committed suicide by stepping off the apex of the Forth Road Bridge and plunging to his…