The Poison Garden

Written by Alex Marwood — Earlier this year I read MW Craven’s Black Summer and marvelled at the brilliance of its first chapter. Alex Marwood…

Joe Country

For his sixth Jackson Lamb novel Mick Herron takes his failed spies out of London and into the Welsh countryside. Louisa Guy is caught in…

Joe Country

Written by Mick Herron — Summer brings with it the sixth novel in Mick Herron’s acclaimed series about the MI6 cast-offs and screw-ups who together…

Anonymity

Written by John Nicholl — These days, there are myriad high-tech ways for crime fighters to do their jobs efficiently. Unsurprisingly, the same applies to…

The Retreat

Written by Mark Edwards — The writers’ retreat, or any kind of retreat for that matter, is an ideal setting for a crime novel. Spend…

Doll Face

Written by Dylan H Jones — Anglesey is the scenic island jutting from the northwest corner of Wales and separated from the mainland by the…

The Deepest Grave

If you haven’t yet met Harry Bingham’s DS Fiona Griffiths you are missing out on getting to know one of crime fiction’s most compelling detectives.…

The Deepest Grave

Written by Harry Bingham — This sixth book in the series featuring one of crime fiction’s most compelling heroines opens with DS Fiona Griffiths bored as hell…

Anglesey Blue

Written by Dylan H Jones — Anglesey in North Wales may sound like an idyllic destination, but make no mistake. Anglesey Blue is not a cosy…

Abigale Hall

Written by Lauren A Forry — London, spring 1947. Bombed out houses stand like rotten teeth in an old man’s jaw, and the city is recovering from…

The Primrose Path

Written by Rebecca Griffiths — It’s a well worn plot device, much beloved of those old-fashioned Western movies I recall from my childhood. The stranger…

It came all wrapped in black…

It’s a busy time for postmen. In addition to the usual weighty padded envelopes sent to us by publishers, at this time of year presents and Christmas…

NTN: Dead White

Written by Gwen Parrott — There is a thriving interest in crime fiction translated from Swedish, Danish, Nowegian and Icelandic too. From the French and…

The Lie

CL Taylor’s 2014 novel The Accident won a five star review right here on Crime Fiction Lover and its successor should appeal to those who like…