Reviews 2017


Ragdoll – Daniel Cole

Witness – Caroline Mitchell

Tell Me A Lie – C. J. Carver 

Stasi Wolf – David Young

Rupture – Ragnar Jonasson 

Rattle – Fiona Cummins

Watch Me – Angela Clarke

Behind Her Eyes – Sarah Pinborough 

Deep Down Dead – Steph Broadribb


The Unseeing – Anna Mazzola

City of Good Death – Chris Lloyd

All The Missing Girls – Megan Miranda

Little Deaths – Emma Flint

The Trophy Child – Paula Daly

The Good Daughter – Alexandra Burt

The Roanoke Girls – Amy Engel

City of Buried Ghosts – Chris Lloyd

Felix the Railway Cat – Kate Moore

Sealskin – Su Bristow

My Sister and Other Liars – Ruth Dugdall

Let the Dead Speak – Jane Casey


The Killer – Susan Wilkins

Quieter Than Killing – Sarah Hilary

Born Bad – Marnie Riches

Cursed – Thomas Enger

Sweetpea – C. J. Skuse

City of Drowned Souls – Chris Lloyd

The Birdwatcher – William Shaw


The Honeymoon – Tina Seskis

Streets of Darkness – A. A. Dhand

Sometimes I Lie – Alice Feeney

Need You Dead – Peter James

Love Me Not – A. J. Arlidge (Helen Grace #7)

The Monster in the Closet – Karen Rose (Baltimore Book 5)


I Know My Name – C. J. Cooke

The Good Daughter – Karin Slaughter

Dare To Remember – Susanna Beard

The Escape – C. L. Taylor

The Other Twin – Lucy V. Hay


The Lies Within – Jane Isaac (Will Jackman #3)

Two O’Clock Boy – Mark Hill

The Killer on the Wall – Emma Kavanagh

Girl Zero – A. A. Dhand (Harry Virdee #2)

Sunday Morning Coming Down – Nicci French (Frieda Klein #7)

The Last Place You Look – Kristen Lepionka

Freefall – Adam Hamdy

Watch Her Disappear – Eva Dolan

I Am Missing – Tim Weaver (David Raker #8)

Broken Branches – M. Jonathan Lee

Love Like Blood – Mark Billingham (Tom Thorne #14)

Hard Wired – Kathleen McKay

Good Friday – Lynda La Plante (Tennison #3)

Dying to Live – Michael Stanley (Detective Kubu #6)

Sweet Little Lies – Caz Frear

Don’t Wake Up – Liz Lawler

Fear – Dirk Kurbjuweit

Anatomy of a Scandal – Sarah Vaughan

The Marsh King’s Daughter – Karen Dionne

The Chalk Man – C. J. Tudor

Exquisite – Sarah Stowell

An Act of Silence – Colette McBeth

Perfect Remains – Helen Fields (D. I. Callanach #1)

Perfect Prey – Helen Fields (D. I. Callanach #2)

Sirens – Joseph Knox


From The Shadows – Neil White

The Devil’s Claw – Lara Dearman (sampler)

Sleeping in the Ground – Peter Robinson (DCI Banks #24)

The Fear Within – J. S. Law (Dani Lewis #2)

Bully Boy Blue – John Nicholl

Western Fringes – Amer Anwar

The Year of The Gun – Chris Nickson

The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra – Vaseem Khan (Baby Ganesh Agency Book 1)

The Lost Girl – Tania Carver (Brennan and Esposito #8)

The Last Resort : A Lori Anderson short story – Steph Broadribb

Did You See Melody? – Sophie Hannah

Unforgivable – Mike Thomas (DC Will MacReady #2)

Behind Closed Doors – B A Paris

Resurrection Bay – Emma Viskic

Block 46 – Johana Gustawsson (Roy and Castells #1)

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman

The Devil’s Step Daughter: A Bell Elkins Short Story – Julia Keller

A Haunting of the Bones: A Bell Elkins Novella – Julia Keller

Ghost Roll (A Bell Elkins Short Story) – Julia Keller

White Crocodile – K. T. Medina

Last Ragged Breath – Julia Keller

Maria in the Moon – Louise Beech

Evening Street: A Bell Elkins Novella – Julia Keller

House of Spines – Michael J. Malone

The Hummingbird – Kati Hiekkapelto (Anna Fekete #1)

Three Days and A Life – Pierre Lemaitre


Last Stop Tokyo – James Buckler

Kill Me Twice – Simon Booker

Copycat – Alex Lake

The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown – Baby Ganesh Agency Book 2 – Vaseem Khan

The Bone Field – Simon Kernick


Sorrow Road – Julia Keller (Bell Elkins #5)

Know Me Now – C. J Carver

The Wrong Man – Kate White

The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star – Baby Ganesh Agency Book 3 – Vaseem Khan

Fast Falls The Night – Julia Keller (Bell Elkins #6)


Yesterday – Felicia Yap

Fire Damage – Kate Medina (Jessie Flynn Book 1)

Dead Souls – Angela Marsons (Kim Stone #6)

The Death Messenger – Mari Hannah (Matthew Ryan #2)

The Devil’s Claw – Lara Dearman

Friend Request – Laura Marshall

This Is How It Ends – Eva Dolan

Scared to Death – Kate Medina (Jessie Flynn Book 2)

Everything is Lies – Helen Callaghan

Look For Her – Emily Winslow

My Little Eye – Stephanie Marland

Hell Bay – Kate Rhodes

Bloody January – Alan Parks

East of Hounslow – Khurrum Rahman


Need to Know – Karen Cleveland

House of Lies – E. V. Seymour