Books Reviewed

Here is an alphabetical list by author of the books I’ve reviewed:

Robert AickmanDark Entries

Robert AickmanThe Wine Dark Sea

Catherine AirdThe Religious Body

Rachel Amphlett Scared to Death

Lin Anderson The Special Dead

Stefan Anhem Eighteen Below

Stefan AnhemVictim Without A Face

Ann Aptaker – Criminal Gold

MJ ArlidgeLove Me Not

Lucy AtkinsThe Night Visitor

Erik Axl SundThe Crow Girl

Asa AvdicThe Dying Game

Alison BaillieSewing the Shadows Together

Dale BaileyIn the Night Wood

Tim BakerFever City

Desmond BagleyRunning Blind

Nevada BarrTrack of the Cat

Helen BarrellFatal Evidence

Fiona BartonThe Widow

Quentin BatesCold Breath

Quentin BatesSummerchill

Quentin BatesThin Ice

Belinda Bauer – Darkside

Belinda Bauer – Rubbernecker

David BelbinBone and Cane

A K BenedictThe Beauty of Murder

Parker Bilal The Burning Gates

Parker BilalThe Ghost Runner

Laurent BinetHHhH

Harry BinghamTalking to the Dead

Sara BlaedelBlue Blood

Laurence Block A Drop of the Hard Stuff

Sharon BoltonA Dark and Twisted Tide

S J BoltonDead Scared

S J BoltonLike This Forever

Sharon BoltonLittle Black Lies

C J BoxOut of Range

William BoydWaiting for Sunrise

Rebecca Bradley Made to be Broken

Rebecca BradleyShallow Waters

Steinar BragiThe Ice Lands

Pamela BranchMurder Every Monday

Christianna BrandGreen for Danger

Joanna BriscoeTouched

Christopher BrookmyreWhen the Devil Drives

Mikita BrottmanAn Unexplained Death

Antony M Brown – The Green Bicycle Mystery

Tanya Byrne Heart Shaped Bruise

Declan BurkeAbsolute Zero Cool

Helen CadburyTo Catch a Rabbit

Andrea CamilleriThe Shape of Water

Rebecca CantrellA Trace of Smoke

James CarolBroken Dolls

Massimo CarlottoAt the End of a Dull Day

Jane CaseyAfter the Fire

Sarah Caudwell – Thus Was Adonis Murdered

Camilla CederBabylon

Camilla CederFrozen Moment

Kate CharlesDrink Deadly Wine

Kate CharlesEvil Intent

Lee ChildPersonal

Nick Clark WindoThe Feed

Ann Cleeves The Glass Room

Tana  CollinsRobbing the Dead

Wilkie CollinsThe Haunted Hotel

Simon Conway – Rock Creek Park

Barbara CopperthwaiteHer Last Secret

Barbara CopperthwaiteThe Darkest Lies

Jane Corry – My Husband’s Wife

F G CottamThe Colony

Tony CoxA Fatal Drug

Francis Crane – Thirteen White Tulips

Frances CraneThe Golden Box

MW CravenThe Puppet Show

Arne DahlBad Blood

Arne Dahl – To the Top of the Mountain

Andrew DaleyResort

Torkil Damhaug Certain Signs That You’re Dead

Jeff DawsonNo Ordinary Killing

Anders de La MotteGame

Anders de La Motte – MemoRandom

Len DeightonSpy Hook, Spy Line and Spy Sinker trilogy

Deborah DelanoThe Saddest Sound

A A DhandCity of Sinners

Joel Dicker – The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

Maurizio de GiovanniViper

Paul DoironThe Poacher’s Son

Eva DolanAfter You Die

Eva DolanLong Way Home

Darryl Donaghue – A Journal of Sin

Fran DorricottAfter the Eclipse

Sophie DraperCuckoo

Martin EdwardsGallows Court

Martin EdwardsThe Frozen Shroud

Martin EdwardsThe Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books

Åke EdwardsonSail of Stone

Bella Ellis – The Vanished Bride

R J ElloryA Simple Act of Violence

James EllroyKiller on the Road

Jennifer EganThe Invisible Circus

Elizabeth EgholmThree Dog Night

Kate EllisThe Boy who Lived with the Dead

Kate Ellis A High Mortality of Doves

Thomas Enger – Burned

Thomas EngerKilled

Thomas Enger – Pierced

Thomas EngerScarred

Caroline ErikssonThe Watcher

Y A ErskineThe Brotherhood

Jill Alexander EssbaumHausfrau

Chris EwanThe Good Thief’s Guide to Paris

Chris Ewan Long Time Lost

Gordon Ferris – Pilgrim Soul

Lauren A ForryAbigale Hall

Barry ForshawAmerican Noir

Barry ForshawBrit Noir

Barry Forshaw Euro Noir

Barry ForshawHistoric Noir

Barry ForshawNordic Noir: The Pocket Essential Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction, Film & TV

Karin Fossum I Can See in the Dark

Karin FossumThe Lost Boy

Karin Fossum The Whisperer

Christopher FowlerThe Book of Forgotten Authors

Christopher Fowler – Wild Chamber

Kathryn FoxSkin and Bone

Tom FranklinCrooked Letter, Crooked Letter

Alan MA FriedmanThe Sorrowful Woman

Alistair FruishKiss My Asbo

Alan FurstNight Soldiers

Alan FurstSpies of the Balkans

Sergio Gakas Ashes

Pascal GarnierThe Front Seat Passenger

A D Garrett Everyone Lies

Elizabeth GeorgeBelieving the Lie

Philippe GeorgetSummertime All the Cats are Bored

MK GraffDeath Unscripted

Sue Grafton V is for Vengeance

Sara GranCity of the Dead

Camilla Grebe and Asa TraffMore Bitter than Death

Camilla GrebeThe Ice Beneath Her

Cass GreenDon’t You Cry

Tom GrievesA Cry in the Night

Tom Grieves Sleepwalkers

Kate Griffin Kitty Peck and the Daughter of Sorrow

Kate GriffinKitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders

Elly GriffithsA Room Full of Bones

Elly Griffiths – Dying Fall

Elly GriffithsThe Crossing Place

Elly GriffithsThe Dark Angel

Elly GriffithsThe Outcast Dead

Elly GriffithsThe Stone Circle

Elly GriffithsThe Stranger Diaries

Elly GriffithsThe Woman in Blue

Elly GriffithsThe Zig Zag Girl

Johanna GustawsonBlock 46

Julia HaberlinPaper Ghosts

M R HallThe Coroner

Chris Hammer Scrublands

Lotte and Soren HammerThe Hanging

Karo HämäläinenCruel is the Night

Elizabeth HandAvailable Dark

Elizabeth Hand – Generation Loss

Peter HaningtonA Dying Breed

Mari HannahThe Lost

Sophie HannahClosed Caskett

Sophie Hannah – Kind of Cruel

Sophie HannahThe Monogram Murders

Peter Hannington A Single Source

Paul HarrisonRevenge of the Malakim

John Harvey Body and Soul

Michael Harvey The Innocence Game

Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train (audio)

Sarah HawkswoodMarked to Die

Elizabeth HayAlone in the Classroom

Terry HayesI Am Pilgrim

Elizabeth Haynes Into the Darkest Corner

Gaute HeivollBefore I Burn

Marie HermansonThe Devil’s Sanctuary

Kati HiekkapeltoThe Hummingbird

Kati Hiekkapelto The Defenceless

Kati Hiekkapelto The Exiled

Beda HigginsChameleon

Sarah HilarySomeone Else’s Skin

Sarah Hilary – Tastes Like Fear

Antonio HillThe Good Suicides

Susan HillDolly

Pekka Hiltunen – Black Noise

Pekka HiltunenCold Courage

Peter Hoeg The Susan Effect

Anne Holt1222

Anne Holt – Blessed Are Those Who Thirst

Anne HoltDeath of the Demon

Anne HoltThe Blind Goddess

Anne HoltThe Final Murder

Anne HoltThe Lion’s Mouth

Anthony HorowitzThe Magpie Murders

Bogdan HribLittle Black Lies

Eva Hudson – The Senior Moment

Elspeth HuxleyMurder on Safari

Jørn Lier Horst – Closed for Winter

Jørn Lier Horst – Dregs

Jørn Lier Horst – Ordeal

Jørn Lier Horst – The Hunting Dogs

Jørn Lier Horst – The Caveman

Jørn Lier HorstThe Katharina Code

Alex HourstonIn My House

Eva HudsonThe Loyal Servant

Eva HudsonThe Senior Moment

Lucy HutchesonThe Paper Cell

Adrian HylandGunshot Road

Arnaldur Indridason Black Skies

Arnaldur Indridason – Oblivion

Arnaldur Indridason – Reykjavik Nights

Arnaldur Indridason – Strange Shores

Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson The Flatey Enigma

Shirley JacksonWe Have Always Lived in the Castle

Jo Jakeman Sticks and Stones

Christina James – In the Family

PD James Death comes to Pemberley

PD JamesThe Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories

PD JamesSleep No More

J Jefferson FarjeonThe Z Murders

Amanda JenningsCliff House

Amanda JenningsIn Her Wake

Duncan JepsonEmperors Once More

JB JohnStar of the North

Paul JohnstonThe Black Life

Paul JohnstonThe Silver Stain

D L Johnstone – Furies

Doug JohnstoneCrash Land

Doug JohnstoneThe Jump

Mons KallentoftAutumn Killing

Mons KallentoftMidwinter Sacrifice

Mons KallentoftSavage Spring

Mons KallentoftSummertime Death

Mons Kallentoft The Fifth Season

Mons Kallentoft Water Angels

Sheena Kamal – Eyes Like Mine

Jonathan KellermanGuilt

Jonathan Kellerman – Victims

Philip Kerr Prague Fatale

Philip KerrPrayer

Katja KettuThe Midwife

Marian Keyes Making it up as I go along

Margot KinbergPast Tense

Margot KinbergPublish or Perish

Max KinningsBaptism

Carolyn KirbyThe Conviction of Cora Burns

Renee Knight – Disclaimer

Michael KorytaThe Cypress House

Volker Kutscher – Babylon Berlin

Camilla LackbergBuried Angels

David LagercrantzFall of Man in Wilmslow

David Lagercrantz The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Hans Olav Lahlum – The Anthill Murders

Hans Olav Lahlum Chameleon People

Hans Olav Lahlum The Catalyst Killing

Hans Olav LahlumThe Human Flies

Hans Olav LahlumSatellite People

Shari LapenaThe Unwanted Guest

Åsa LarssonThe Black Path

Åsa Larsson The Second Deadly Sin

Åsa Larsson Until Thy Wrath be Past

Pierre LemaitreCamille

Pierre LemaitreIrene

Donna LeonEarthly Remains 

Laura LippmanWilde Lake 

Anya Lispka –A Devil Under the Skin

Anya Lipska – Death Can’t Take a Joke

Anya LipskaWhere the Devil Can’t Go

Sarah Lotz – The White Road

Shona MacLean Crucible of Secrets

S G MacLeanThe Devil’s Recruit

Ed McBainAxe

Helen McCloyAlias Basil Willing

Val McDermidA Place of Execution

Jon McGregorReservoir 13

Adrian McKintyFalling Glass (audio)

Adrian McKintyI Hear the Sirens in the Street

Adrian McKinty The Cold Cold Ground

Catriona McPhersonDandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses

Michael J Malone A Suitable Lie

Michael J MaloneA Taste for Malice

Michael J MaloneBlood Tears

Henning MankellAn Event in Autumn

Henning MankellAfter the Fire

David MarkDead Pretty

David Mark – The Dark Winter

David MarkSorrow Bound

Liza MarklundLast Will

Liza Marklund Lifetime

Liza MarklundThe Long Shadow

Liza Marklund The Final Word

Liza MarklundVanished

Liza MarklundWithout a Trace

Stephanie MarlandYou Die Next 

Ava MarshUntouchable

Michael MarshallKiller Move

Michael Marshall We Are Here

Andrew  Martin The Martian Girl

PD MartinKiss of Death

John Martin Crime Scene Britain and Ireland

Peter May Entry Island

Peter MayThe Black House

Peter May – The Chessmen

Peter May The Lewis Man

K T MedinaWhite Crocodile

Anne MeredithPortrait of a Murderer

Deon Meyer –  7 Days

Deon Meyer – Cobra

Deon Meyer – Trackers

Alex MichaelidesThe Silent Patient

AD Miller – Snowdrops

Derek B MillerAmerican By Day

G J Minett The Hidden Legacy

Caroline Mitchell – Don’t Turn Around

Thomas MogfordHollow Mountain

Thomas MogfordSleeping Dogs

Thomas MogfordA Thousand Cuts

Aly Monroe – Icelight

Sid MooreThe Strange Casebook

Susan MoodyPenny Black

Cal MoriartyThe Killing of Bobbi Lomax

R N MorrisSummon up the Blood

R N Morris – The Mannequin House

Carolyn MorwoodDeath and the Spanish Lady

Barbara Nadel Enough Rope 

Jo NesboBlood on Snow

Jo NesboCockroaches

Jo Nesbo – Phantom

Jo NesboPolice

Jo NesboThe Bat

Jo NesboThe Son

Håkan Nesser A Summer with Kim Novak

Håkan Nesser – The Darkest Day

Håkan NesserHour of the Wolf

Håkan Nesser The G File

Håkan Nesser – The Living and the Dead in Winsford

Håkan Nesser  The Strangler’s Honeymoon

Håkan Nesser The Root of Evil

Håkan NesserThe Weeping Girl

Keith NixonDig Two Graves

Keith NixonRussian Roulette

Laurence O’BryanThe Istanbul Puzzle

Janet O’KaneNo Stranger to Death

Joyce Carol OatesJack of Spades

Kristina OhlssonThe Disappeared

Kristina Ohlsson  – Unwanted

Fredrik T OlssonChain of Events

Mark OldfieldThe Sentinel

Jussi Adler-OlsenRedemption

Michelle PaverWakenhyrst

Chris PavoneThe Expats

Martin Pearce – Spymaster

Daniel PembreyThe Harbour Master

Louise PenneyGlass Houses

Stef PenneyThe Invisible Ones

Leif G W PerssonHe Who Kills the Dragon

Leif G W Persson Linda, As in the Linda Murder

Leif G W Persson The Dying Detective

Malin Persson GiolitoQuicksand

Christina PhilippouLost in Static

Louise PhillipsLast Kiss

Matthew PinkScafell

Laura PurcellThe Silent Companions 

Kwei QuarteyGold of Our Fathers

Karolina RamqvistThe White City

Agnes RavatnThe Bird Tribunal

Kathy Reichs The Bone Collection

Alex ReevesThe House on Half Moon Street

Rod ReynoldsThe Dark Inside

Marnie RichesTightrope

Eric RickstadThe Silent Girls

Michael RidpathAmnesia

Mary Roberts RinehartThe Circular Staircase

Mark RobertsBlood Mist

Peter Robinson Watching the Dark

Bill RogersAngel Meadow

Bill RogersThe Pick, The Spade and The Crow

Holly RothThe Mask of Glass

Hallie RubenholdThe Five

Catherine Ryan HowardThe Liar’s Girl

Robert RyanDead Man’s Land

William RyanThe Bloody Meadow

William RyanThe Constant Soldier

William RyanThe Holy Thief

William RyanThe Twelfth Department

Dreda Say MitchellVendetta

Marcus SedgwickMister Memory

Lynn ShepherdTom-All-Alone’s

Stav SherezA Dark Redemption

Stav SherezEleven Days

William ShawThe Birdwatcher

Lilja Sigurðardóttir Snare

Yrsa SigurðardóttirI Remember You

Yrsa SigurðardóttirSomeone to Watch Over Me

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – The Silence of the Sea

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – The Undesired

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – Why Did You Lie?

George SimenonMaigret and the Old People

Georges SimenonMaigret’s Doubts

Georges SimenonThe Good People of Montparnasse

Chris SimmsSavage Moon

Maj Sjöwall and Per WahlööRoseanna

Maj Sjöwall and Per WahlööMurder at the Savoy

Maj Sjöwall and Per WahlööThe Abominable Man

Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö The Fire Engine that Disappeared

Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö The Man on the Balcony

Maj Sjöwall and Per WahlööThe Man Who Went Up in Smoke

Maj Sjöwall and Per WahlööThe Laughing Policeman

Maj Sjöwall and Per WahlööThe Locked Room

Graham SmithWatching the Bodies

Helen SmithThe Miracle Inspector

Alexander SöderbergThe Andalucian Friend

Stefan SpjutStallo

Gunna StaalesenBig Sister

Gunnar StaalesenCold Hearts

Gunnar StaalesenThe Consorts of Death

Gunnar Staalesen We Shall Inherit the Wind

Gunnar Staalesen Where Roses Never Die

NP StathamDrawn in Blood

Mary StewartTouch Not the Cat

Mary StewartWildfire at Midnight

Brian Stoddart A Madras Miasma

Sarah StovellExquisite

Mari StrachanThe Earth Hums in B Flat (audio)

Linda StratmannA Case of Doubtful Death

Linda StratmannMiss Scarlatti’s Ghost

Fiona SussmanThe Last Time We Spoke

Peter SwansonThe Girl with a Clock for a Heart

Peter Swanson – The Kind Worth Killing

David SwatlingCalvin’s Head

Vanda SymonContainment

Andrew Taylor Ashes of London

Andrew TaylorThe Anatomy of Ghosts

Peter TempleWhite Dog

Nikitas TerzisBird of Prey

Johan Theorin – The Voices Beyond

Robert ThorogoodA Meditation on Murder

MJ TjiaA Necessary Murder

Mary TorjussenThe Girl I Used to Be

Antti Tuomainen – Dark as My Heart 

Antti Tuomainen The Healer

Antti Tuomainen – The Man Who Died

CJ TudorThe Taking of Annie Thorne

Helene TurstenNight Rounds

Helen TurstenWho Watcheth

Ilaria TuttiFlowers Over the Inferno

Cathi UnsworthThat Old Black Magic

Arthur UpfieldThe Clue of the New Shoe

Nicola Upson Two for Sorrow

Antonin VarenneBed of Nails

Fred VargasThe Accordionist

Fred VargasA Climate of Fear

Fred VargasDog Will Have His Day

Fred VargasThe Ghost Riders of Ordebec

Sarah VaughanAnatomy of a Scandal

Luis Fernando VerissimoThe Spies

Marco VichiDeath and the Olive Grove

Louise VossThe Old You 

Jan Costin WagnerThe Winter of the Lions

Jan Costin WagnerLight in a Dark House

Minette Walters The Cellar

Ruth WareThe Girl in Cabin 10

S J Watson – Before I Go to Sleep

Hillary Waugh – Last Seen Wearing

Louise Welsh Death is a Welcome Guest

Louise WelshThe Girl on the Stairs

Louise WelshA Lovely Way to Burn

Patricia WentworthPoison in the Pen

Patricial WentworthThe Watersplash

Kevin Wignall  A Death in Sweden

Susan WilkinsThe Informant

Andrew WilliamsThe Suicide Club

Edward WilsonThe Whitehall Mandarin

Ben H WintersCountdown City

Ben H WintersThe Last Policeman

Ben H WintersWorld of Trouble

Chris Womersley – Bereft

Chris WomersleyCairo

Michael Wood – For Reasons Unknown

World Noir: A Tribute to International Crime Fiction

LR Wright The Suspect

David YoungStasi Child

Carlos Ruiz Zafón The Prisoner of Heaven

Anne Zouroudi The Bull of Mithros

Cars and Girls: The Pankhearst Noir Sampler

Exiles: An Outside Anthology

Hero and Antihero



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