Back to Poe land

On the Radar — The Baltimore area was home to one of the first great crime fiction authors in the form of Edgar Allan Poe, and it’s also home to one of the contemporary greats, Laura Lippman. It’s her latest release, Lady in the Lake,…
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The Sinner by Petra Hammesfahr

Translated by John Brownjohn — The first season of the twisty crime show The Sinner, starring Jessica Biel and Bill Pullman, makes for addictive binge-watching. It also made our list of the best crime shows of 2018. Although produced in the US, the programme has…
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The best crime shows of 2018

A lot of crime shows were watched by members of our team in 2018. We had an expert with his ear to the ground at some of the top television festivals, we had people scanning Netflix and Amazon, the BBC and ITV, and a feed…
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