A Conspiracy of Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — We’re at book 19 featuring forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance ‘Tempe’ Brennan, and as A Conspiracy of Bones opens, our heroine…

Nothing Important Happened Today

Will Carver’s unsparing portrayal of modern society is startlingly original and crime fiction at its most compelling. The People of Choice is a cult that…

The Bells of Hell

Written by Michael Kurland — If you fondly remember Nick and Nora Charles in The Thin Man as a refreshingly witty corrective for 21st century…

Silver

Written by Chris Hammer — We first met this author and his creation the world-weary journalist Martin Scarsden in the excellent debut novel Scrublands. With…

City of Windows

Written by Robert Pobi — In a CFL interview with Robert Pobi about his 2012 debut novel Bloodman, he said he wanted to write an…

Lever Templar

Written by Matt Gianni — Alternating chapters of his new thriller from Matt Gianni unfold in two time periods, the early 14th century and the…

Errant Blood

Written by CF Peterson — Errant Blood is an ambitious literary thriller which brings together many different strands. At its heart is Eamon Ansgar, the…

The Chain

Written by Adrian McKinty — If you’ve gotten comfortable with Adrian McKinty’s series featuring the knock ’em sock ’em Belfast detective Sean Duffy, then get…

Black Summer

Written by MW Craven — The Puppet Show was one of last year’s top reads. It got a five-star review here on Crime Fiction Lover,…

The Never Game

Written by Jeffery Deaver — He’s taken on new technology before in the likes of The Blue Nowhere, Roadside Crosses and The Steel Kiss, now…

Interview: Fran Dorricott

The clamour for diversity in fiction has never been greater, and Fran Dorricott’s debut, After the Eclipse, promises a welcome and sympathetic portrayal of queer…

Freefall

Written by Jessica Barry — In some crime novels, the wrongdoing hits you between the eyes from page one. With others it’s a more subtle…

Interview: David Laws

Writing punchy copy comes naturally to David Laws. He spent most of his life as a journalist writing for national and local newspapers, and has…

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The Disappeared

Written by Sibel Hodge — How far would you go for a bar of chocolate? I’m guessing not as far as some of the people…

A Long Night in Paris

Written by Dov Alfon, translated by Daniella Zamir — This espionage thriller does indeed occupy a long night in Paris, in Jerusalem, and in several…