Andre: Top five books of 2014

Re-issues have made up much of my reading this year, from the ambitious reprint project of the Maigret series (alongside the first English edition of…

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The Secret Place

Written by Tana French — Famed for her mastery of suspense and character, Tana French is one of those crime novelists admired by her peers…

Broken Monsters

Written by Lauren Beukes — Detroit always has the potential to be a compelling backdrop to a crime novel, and in the hands of the…

The Fever

Written by Megan Abbott — With her early, noirish crime novels, Megan Abbott revisited the hardboiled tradition and period detail of 1950s LA from a…