Top Five: Killer Narrators
Author Peter Swanson picks his favourite murderous narrators.
Laura Kasischke, author of Mind of Winter, tells us about her favourite ghost stories.
The curators of the new exhibition at the British Library, "The Gothic Imagination", tells us about their favourite gothic novels.
This week HarperCollins asked people to vote for their all-time favourite scary books and we can reveal the results!
Crime writer Lisa Cutts wonders whether muder is integral to crime fiction.
Crime writer Chris Ewan tells us about the Isle of Man Halloween celebrations that inspired his new novel.
Justin Campbell had been missing for four years until a chance sighting in a flea market alerted a member of the public to contact the police.
The Evil Eye is a book created from four novellas that revolve around one central theme. Each story stands on its own but they come together as a cohesive collection.
Harriet Lane has created a taut, unnerving thriller in Her that will keep you in its hold until the devastating conclusion.
Blood Med is a breath of fresh air. Set in contemporary Alicante, Chief Inspector Max Cámara is a cop with a conscience and a nasty murder to solve. The young American wife of Ruiz Costa is brutally murdered in their apartment and her husband is the prime suspect.
The Living opens with a tense interrogation packed full of promise with a question of "the gun" left hanging at the end of the first gripping chapter.
Lacey Flint has left her career as an inspector, returning to work in uniform with the Metropolitan Police’s marine unit, and patrols the River Thames while she tries to get over undercover detective Mark Joesbury.
Fans of Peter James will be delighted with this new Roy Grace thriller. The tension coils unbearably as events bear out the follies of too provocative an advertisement on a dating website.
The Baklava Club offers the latest instalment in Jason Goodwin’s historical detective series about nineteenth-century Turkish investigator, Yashim.
Myth and murder combine in Sylvester's lyrical yet gripping debut novel. 17-year-old Flora is itching to leave the remote Scottish island of Bancree. Her boyfriend has escaped to university and she has one more year at school to endure before she can spread her wings.