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The Lying Game

The Woman in Cabin 10 author Ruth Ware channels her inner Enid Blyton here for an edgy psychological thriller with its roots in a boarding school. 17 years ago, Isa, Fatima, Thea and Kate formed a tight-knit group at Salten School, scoring points off their…
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The Lying Game

Written by Ruth Ware — There’s so much great crime writing out there these days that you can’t read everything, can you? That’s why The Girl on the Train is still on my to be read list, alongside The Woman in Cabin 10, which was one…
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The Night Visitor

Written by Lucy Atkins — How far would you go to protect your reputation? In the academic world, where issues of plagiarism or biased research methods can make or break a career, the answer is: probably very far indeed. Just think of Andrew Wakefield’s now discredited…
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CIS: Murder Has a Motive

Written by Francis Duncan — Last December, Vintage began reprinting 1940s classics by Francis Duncan beginning with Murder for Christmas. Murder Has a Motive is one of the latest novels featuring Mordecai Tremaine to appear once again on the shelves. Francis Duncan was the pen name of…
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The Reckoning

Written by Rennie Airth — We are in an England slowly trying to come to terms with the fact that, despite sitting on the victorious side of the table after a brutal war, it is in a mess. Food is still rationed. Whole districts of…
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Sherlock Holmes - Gods of War

Written by James Lovegrove — Last year we reviewed The Stuff of Nightmares, a Holmesian pastiche with science fiction and steampunk elements in which Lovegrove successfully steered a line between pleasing fans of traditional Conan Doyle mysteries and provided something new for readers. He returns…
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A Slight Trick of the Mind

Written by Mitch Cullin — Just when you thought it impossible to find another workable seam in the Sherlock Holmes gold mine, along comes someone who has other ideas. It needs saying from the outset that this is as far removed from the standard Sherlock Holmes…
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