The Truth Itself

Written by Roger Smith writing as James Rayburn — The South African crime novelist Roger Smith has written under a pseudonym before. In 2012 he wrote…

The Axe Factor

Written by Colin Cotterill — Frustrated journalist Jimm Juree, hemmed down by family obligations and with no romantic life to speak of, has left her…

Cockroaches

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Don Bartlett — Although Cockroaches is the latest Harry Hole book from Jo Nesbo to appear in English, it…

First look: Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo

When Cockroaches is published on 28 November here in the UK, all 10 Harry Hole novels will be available in English. And, sadly, that probably…

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SummerCrime: Holiday reads for 2013

Crime novels, with their abundant local colour and detail, are excellent travel companions. If you’re heading to a popular holiday destination this summer, why not…

Missing In Rangoon

Written by Christopher G Moore — For well over 20 years Canadian lawyer turned crime writer Christopher G Moore has chronicled change in Thailand and…

A Good Death

Written by Christopher R Cox — Christopher R Cox was a journalist for 20 years and is very widely traveled, so perhaps it’s not surprising…

The Ambassador’s Wife

Written by Jake Needham — In the Marriott Hotel, Singapore, a woman’s body is found, horribly mutilated. There are very obvious sexual overtones to her…