Raven takes flight

Sometimes, we get so close to the subject of crime fiction that it’s easy forget just how popular the genre is. Seeing bespoke indie crime publishers like Hard Case Crime, Orenda Books and Bloodhound thriving, is fantastic. In Scotland, Contraband is devoting itself to Tartan…
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The River at Night

Written by Erica Ferencik — The buzz for this thriller started last year, when an advance proof arrived in a waterproof pouch with a little torch, map and protein bar. It transpires that all of these things would have been more use to the characters in…
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Up the creek without a pistol

On the Radar — The new year is in full swing and 12 January is a big day for crime fiction releases. Our first news report of 2017 brings you nine books to consider, starting with white water rafting in Maine and concluding with nine…
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