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The Crime Files

READ AN EXTRACT OF THE NOBLE PATH BY PETER MAY

PROLOGUE Cambodia: April 1975 There is a seventeenth-century proverb which says, ‘When war begins hell opens.’ In this once lovely country in the heart of Indochina, hell opened when the war ended. This, then, was […]

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EXTRACTS FROM A KILLER’S CONFESSION

Extracts from Karen Edwards’s A KILLER’S CONFESSION: The Untold Story Behind ITV’s ‘A Confession’. As BT TV says ‘A Confession on ITV has had viewers gripped to their TV screens on Monday nights with its […]

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Translated Crime Books to Discover

The amount of crime fiction available to readers is enormous and what makes it even better the sheer number of incredible translated crime fiction. Translated crime books give a fascinating insight into the similarities and […]

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A Q&A WITH PETER ROBINSON, AUTHOR OF THE DCI BANKS NOVELS

Ahead of the publication of his latest novel, Many Rivers to Cross, we asked bestselling author Peter Robinson some questions about his favourite crime writers, his best DCI Banks moments over the years, and the […]

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PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLERS THAT WILL KEEP YOU UP ALL NIGHT

Psychological thrillers are always a firm favourite for crime and thriller readers. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of anticipation, the suspense, the constant playing with expectations. We’ve put together this list of 5 psychological […]

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Karen Edwards, author of ‘A Killer’s Confession’, talks about her time on the set of ITV’s ‘A Confession’

It’s not often you find yourself on the set of a major TV drama, much less faced with an award-winning actress playing you. Yet this was the strange situation I found myself in on the […]

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Series guide to the works of Peter May

A full series guide to the works of Peter May, so you can make sure you know your Enzo from your Fin Macleod!   Peter May series guide   The Lewis Trilogy series guide In […]

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A Guide to Dorothy L Sayers and The Lord Peter Wimsey Series

Dorothy L. Sayers is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of the Golden Age of British crime fiction. Discover her work with our handy series guide.   The Lord Peter Wimsey series  

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Six of the best… Comic Crime Novels

Crime reviewer and novelist Laura Wilson shares her favourite comic crime novels with us.    I’ve always liked a dark comedy. Dr Strangelove, Harold & Maude and Kind Hearts & Coronets are amongst my favourite […]

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A full run down of the two current series by Elly Griffiths, to make sure you know your DC Nelson from your DI Edgar Stephens!

Dr. Ruth Galloway Mysteries series guide Set around the historic towns, ancient marshland and wild coastline of North Norfolk, this series sees Dr Ruth Galloway – forensic archaeologist and single mother – thrown together with […]

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A guide to Steve Berry and the Cotton Malone series

With the twelfth in the Cotton Malone series The Lost Order publishing in April, we go right back to the start with this handy guide to all things Steve Berry.   The Cotton Malone series […]

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