Crime & Thriller

02 Feb

Quirky Q&A: Peter Swanson

Article on BookNoir   The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson is published on 5th February, 2015 by ......
02 Oct

A Killing in the Hills, by Julia Keller

Review on BookNoir A Killing in the Hills is the first novel for adults from Pulitzer-prize winning journalist ......
29 Sep

The Uninvited, by Liz Jensen

Review on BookGeek It starts with one child, a young girl, taking a nail gun and killing her grandmother before injuring her father for no ...
25 Sep

The Collini Case, by Ferdinand von Schirach

Review on BookNoir The Collini Case is a short but powerful book. It can comfortably be read in an afternoon, and it will be one of the mos...
17 Sep

Talking to the Dead, by Harry Bingham

Review on BookNoir As a start to a series, Talking to the Dead shows great promise. Griffiths is a memorable and distinctive heroine, with...
14 Sep

Payback Time, by Geraint Anderson

Review on BookNoir It exploits the natural tension of the trading floor to great effect, and retains its author's unwavering desire to stic...
13 Sep

The House at the End of the Street, by Lily Blake

Review on BookLife While eerie tension is certainly created, the process of reading the book is not terrifying, even though some of the con...
12 Sep

The Labyrinth of Osiris, by Paul Sussman

Review on BookNoir Brilliant detective fiction set in the complex and dynamic world of post Arab-Spring Israel and Egypt with closely obser...
05 Sep

Split Second, by Cath Staincliffe

Review on BookNoir This latest book from the very talented Kath Staincliffe starts with a murder scene that takes place without true though...
01 Sep

Ask a Policeman, by Members of the Detection Club

Article on BookNoir First things first, despite her name being featured prominently on the cover, Agatha Christie did not write any or all o...
29 Aug

Devoured, by D.E. Meredith

Review on BookNoir In Devoured, the first Hatton and Roumande mystery, the proto-CSIs are called upon to assist Inspector Adams of Scotland...
24 Aug

A second look at The Boy in the Suitcase, by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis

Review on BookNoir ... the novel is a machine with a strong emotional heart....
23 Aug

Playing Dead, by Julia Heaberlin

Review on BookNoir Heaberlin’s writing is wonderfully evocative, with the Texan heat always palpable; at times comforting Tommie as thing...
18 Aug

Murdoch Mysteries: A Journeyman to Grief, by Maureen Jennings

Review on BookNoir As as if having a murder to solve wasn’t enough Murdoch has also to deal with the mysterious disappearance of Inspecto...
17 Aug

Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul, by David Adams Richards

Review on BookNoir Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul is primarily a tale of human relations rather than a tale of an unfortunate death.....
15 Aug

Vanished, by Tim Weaver

Review on BookNoir From the very first moment, when Raker decides to investigate the strange disappearance, nothing is as it seems. Everybo...
13 Aug

The Lost Library, by A M Dean

Review on BookChap Please describe plot characteristics. Type 1 for Dan Brown, 2 for Thomas Hardy, 3 for Jack Campbell, 4 for Joe Abercromb...
09 Aug

The Dark Winter, by David Mark

Review on BookNoir Set in the much-derided, post-industrial city of Hull, The Dark Winter introduces DS Aector McAvoy, a gentle, studiously...
02 Aug

An Agent of Deceit, by Chris Morgan Jones

Review on BookNoir Chris Morgan Jones spent 11 years working for 'business intelligence agency' Kroll, so he has an insider's view of the g...
31 Jul

The Twenty Year Death, by Ariel S. Winter

Review on BookNoir In one of the most ambitious literary projects of the year, Ariel S Winter brings us three novels for the price of one....
29 Jul

The Family Corleone, by Edward Falco

Review on BookNoir If you know the Godfather, and you like mafia fiction, then this book is most certainly worth a look. Which given Puzo...