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…

Life or Death

Michael Robotham’s Life or Death not only received five stars when DeathBecomesHer reviewed it during the summer, but it has also picked up the CWA…

Black Eyed Susans

Written by Julia Heaberlin – The Black Eyed Susans of the title are an attractive daisy-like flower and the cover as a whole is eye-catching,…

Life or Death

Written by Michael Robotham — Avid readers will relate to what I’m about to say: Sometimes, life just gets in the way. I mean, why…

Pleasantville

Written by Attica Locke — We’ve come to expect politics to play a part in Attica Locke’s intelligent thrillers. The author was one of our…

Dark Country

Written by Darren E Laws — With the eloquent subtitle Songs of Love and Murder, this is the follow up to Laws’ 2008 novel, Turtle…

NTN: Ed Kurtz interviewed

Today we talk to Ed Kurtz, whose novels The Forty-Two, Freight and Angel of the Abyss, represent some of the best indie crime fiction written…

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Interview: Steven Saylor

Steven Saylor is the author of the highly successful Roma Sub Rosa series of historical fiction novels set in Republican Rome at the time of…

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Freight

Written by Ed Kurtz — Freight is the latest in the Single Shot line of noir novellas from Australia’s Crime Factory. Previous entries by Jedidiah…

Missing

Written by Sam Hawken — Jack Searle lives a quiet life in Texas, near the Mexican border. He earns enough to get by as a…