This Mortal Boy

Written by Fiona Kidman — Based on a true story of one of the last executions in New Zealand, Fiona Kidman’s historical crime novel about…

Unbelievable

Written by T Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong — This timely true crime book expands on the authors’ article An Unbelievable Story of Rape, which…

Barrister author to launch crime site

Crime writer and criminal barrister Olly Jarvis is about to add another string to his bow with the launch of a new website, thecrimehub.com. It…

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Conviction

Written by Denise Mina — In her deftly plotted new crime thriller, Denise Mina effectively uses one of my favourite devices – the story-within-a-story –…

Changeling

Alife Marsden mysteriously vanishes one night in a dense wood on the border between Wales and England in Matt Wesolowski’s latest. He is searched for…

Changeling

Written by Matt Wesolowski — In 1988, on Christmas Eve, seven-year-old Alfie Marsden and his father Sorrel drive through Wentshire Forest Pass, a dense wood…

Her Pretty Face

Written by Robyn Harding — Frances Metcalfe is at an all time low. She’s overweight and unhappy, and when her son Marcus, who has ADHD,…

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

The posthumous publication of Michelle McNamara’s research into the serial rapist and murderer she dubbed the Golden State Killer is one of the highlights of…

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Written by Michelle McNamara — Michelle McNamara was well-known to true crime fans as a journalist, screenwriter and creator of the popular website TrueCrimeDiary.com, which…

The Adversary

Written by Emmanuel Carrere, translated by Linda Coverdale — This true crime story of deception culminating in murder has fascinated reporters and filmmakers for the past…

The Father

Anton Svensson is actually the combined talent of Wallander screenwriter Stefan Thunberg and crime novelist Anders Roslund. This sweeping tale of a band of brothers…

NTN: The Dark Inside

Written by Rod Reynolds — The debut novel from Rod Reynolds arrives with a curious comparison: ‘for fans of True Detective’ has been added on the…

The Father

Written by Anton Svensson — The success of Scandinavian television crime shows like Wallander, The Killing, and The Bridge has emboldened some of the region’s seasoned creators to…