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Good Neighbours by Sarah Langan

Maple Street, in New York State’s Garden City, is a solid middle-class neighbourhood. It benefits from facing Sterling Park which, as estate agents will tell you, is a safe area for the neighbourhood kids to play. The parents are professionals and have aspirations for their…
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Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

Winter Counts are pictorial histories and calendars common among some Native American tribes. For Virgil Wounded Horse, of the Lakota Nation and living on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in Colorado, they represent one of the few comfortable memories of his tribal culture. He would make…
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In the Know by Dougie Brimson

This is the third installment in author and screenwriter Dougie Brimson’s crime novels involving former football hooligan, now London car dealer Billy Evans. The word ‘former’ is misleading. Despite Billy’s current respectability, can he ever really escape his thuggish former colleagues, the unending, squint-eyed regard…
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The Dead Don't Sleep

Written by Steven Max Russo — It’s taken five decades for the long arm of retribution to reach halfway around the world and tap the shoulder of Frank Thompson in this new crime thriller by Steven Max Russo. Back in the late 1960s, when Frank…
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In the Galway Silence

Written by Ken Bruen — In his latest novel, Ken Bruen – often called the Godfather of Irish noir – brings back his hard living protagonist, Jack Taylor. He’s an ex-garda man, now a private investigator and In the Galway Silence is his 14th outing….
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Suspended Retribution

Written by Rob Ashman — Acting Detective Chief Inspector Rosalind Kray is called to investigate a hit and run in one of Blackpool’s side streets. There’s a certain poetic justice to the scene. The victim, Jimmy Caldwell, had himself just received a two-year suspended sentence for…
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Death Notice

Written by Zhou Haohui, translated by Zac Haluza — A modern action and psychological thriller by a Chinese writer based in China with political themes? Is that even possible? The answer is yes, if this book by Zhou Haohui is any indication. Zhou is one of…
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Enter the Dark

Written by Chris Thomas — When Joe Henderson is introduced to the deep web by his friend, Billy, he has no idea of the mess it will get him in. Joe quickly becomes entranced and his eye is caught by one website in particular. The Red…
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