The Fix

Written by David Baldacci — The third novel in the series begins with Amos Decker on his way to work one morning at the FBI in Washington, DC. Right…

American Quartet

Written by Warren Adler, narrated by Julie Griffin — You can’t help but enjoy the clever criminal lurking behind the scenes in this 1982 classic.…

Interview: Warren Adler

Best known as the author who wrote The War of the Roses – adapted for film starring Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner –…

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Ghosts of Havana

Written by Todd Moss — The long tail of the failed American invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs swings around to sting a married…

Murder DC

Written by Neely Tucker — Do you miss The Wire? Does the wait for the next George Pelecanos novel seem endless? Neely Tucker is a welcome find that…

The Fourth Reich

Written by Helen Goltz — The 70th anniversary of the liberation Auschwitz last week proved that the Holocaust is never far from our minds. Writers of…

The Blue and the Grey

Written by MJ Trow –– 14 April, 1865. Ford’s Theatre, Washington DC. As the packed house laughs and cheers its way through Tom Taylor’s Our…

The Double

Written by George Pelecanos — Famed for his screenwriting on The Wire, and for novels such as Hard Revolution and The Night Gardener, George Pelecanos…

The Expats

Written by Chris Pavone — Moving to Luxembourg with her very average husband Dexter, Kate Moore, who is an ex CIA agent turned full time…

Fireproof

Written by Alex Kava —  A down-and-out former accountant returns to his cardboard box home in an industrial unit on the edge of Washington DC.…

Kill Alex Cross

Written by James Patterson – James Patterson has proved a polarising presence in crime fiction, and in publishing more generally. Patterson is nothing if not…

A Detailed Man

Written by David Swinson — The central character in A Detailed Man is a Washington policeman – detective Ezra Simeon. He is a loner, with…

What It Was

Narrated by the Pelecanos character Derek Strange, it all starts with the murder of Bobby Odum and the theft of a ring. Parked outside –…