Carnivore

Jonathan Lyon’s debut will have you baffled. Who is this urchin of a main character, going by the name of Leander? Why is he so…

The Zealot’s Bones

Written by DM Mark — In David Mark’s Aector McAvoy novels, Hull is a hotbed of violence and murder. The former Yorkshire Post crime reporter…

Carnivore

Written by Jonathan Lyon — A detective with a drinking problem and a failed marriage. A hitman who finds a conscience. The psychologically damaged character…

Watching You

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Neil Smith — Right out of the gate, Arne Dahl’s latest screenplay-ready Nordic noir thriller holds fast and never…

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Brick

Written by Conrad Jones — Bryn Williams doesn’t have a lot going for him. He lives on a council estate in Liverpool, both his parents…

Parting Shot

Written by Linwood Barclay — Parting Shot is a novel that could have been pulled straight from current headlines, which may be because much of…

The Method

Written by Shannon Kirk — Dorothy M Salucci is 16. She sits captive in a room 12 by 24 feet. She is not scared like one…

Bad Boy Boogie

Written by Thomas Pluck — New Jersey native Thomas Pluck has been a part of the American crime fiction indie scene for a while now. He…

Vicious Circle

Written by CJ Box — From Alaska‘s misfits to Norwegian serial killers, and all the way to the Russian steppes, there are many flavours of…

Deep Red

Written by Hisashi Nozawa, translated by Asumi Shibata — Kanako Akiba is 11 years old and just like any other sixth-grader, laughing with her friends and…

Rise the Dark

Written by Michael Koryta – With last year’s novel, Last Words, Koryta introduced us to his new series character Mark Novak, an investigator for a…

The Voices Beyond

Written by Johan Theorin, translated by Marlaine Delargy — Like the three previous books in Johan Theorin’s Öland Quartet, which are gothic thrillers rooted in the tradition…

Then She Was Gone

Written by Luca Veste — Some books start with a bang, creating an unbearable tension that augurs well for what is to follow. Then She…

Cold

Written by John Sweeney — It’s an ordinary winter’s night in London and Joe Tiplady is out for a walk with his dog, Reilly. He soon…

Angel

Written by Anita Waller — A good measure of how much a book affects you is how much of it stays with you months, or…