Texas Two-Step

Written by Michael Pool — In this novel of crimes, both petty and not-so, Michael Pool takes you from the laid-back atmosphere of Colorado, where…

Paper Ghosts

Written by Julia Heaberlin — Julia Heaberlin’s can’t-put-it-down follow-up to her bestselling Black-Eyed Susans is the ultimate amateur sleuth tale. Grace is 24, living Central…

High White Sun

Written by J Todd Scott — High White Sun is a solid follow-up to J Todd Scott’s 2016 debut hit, The Far Empty. Again set in…

Into the Black Nowhere

Caitlin Hendrix, the star of Meg Gardiner’s Unsub series of serial killer thrillers, hits all the right notes. She is vulnerable but resourceful, guided by…

Into the Black Nowhere

Written by Meg Gardiner — Last year, Meg Gardiner’s first Unsub novel was published. It went on to receive praise from crime fiction luminaries as varied…

Bluebird, Bluebird

Written by Attica Locke — Trust Attica Locke to write something timely, urgent and true about troubled race relations in present-day America. As she has…

The Jealous Kind

Written by James Lee Burke — In this latest stand alone novel, one of America’s most celebrated crime fiction novelists transports us back to 1950s Houston.…

The Far Empty

If it was down to cover alone, J Todd Scott’s effort might just end up as book of the year. But it’s what’s inside that…

Last Light

CJ Lyons immerses us in small town Texas in this cold case thriller. Ex-FBI agent Lucy Guardino is head hunted by a consulting agency that tries…

The Far Empty

Written by J Todd Scott — It’s hard to believe this well-crafted crime thriller is a debut novel. The author’s experience as a DEA agent…

Last Light

Written by CJ Lyons — Some of my favourite novels are set in small town America. Lee Child’s latest Jack Reacher tale, Make Me, has…

Sunset City

Written by Melissa Ginsburg — In poet Melissa Ginsburg’s debut crime novel, her home town of Houston becomes as much a character as the protagonist,…

La Frontera

Written by Sam Hawken — Sam Hawken’s The Dead Women of Juarez and Tequila Sunset set the ball rolling for this popular author who takes a…

NTN: The Dark Inside

Written by Rod Reynolds — The debut novel from Rod Reynolds arrives with a curious comparison: ‘for fans of True Detective’ has been added on the…