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.
After five successful novels featuring DI Alice Rice of Edinburgh’s Lothian and Borders Police, Gillian Galbraith introduces a new series with amateur detective Father Vincent Ross.
Donnybrook opens with an armed robbery that is swiftly followed by the explosion of a meth lab, a double murder, and a guilty scarper.
Sarah Hilary is undoubtedly one to watch. The next hot thing off the crime fiction wagon, Hilary starts her series off with a bang, introducing us to a heroine full of verve and class.
In A Love Like Blood Marcus Sedgwick has created a sharp, fast-paced thriller full of intrigue and dark obsession.
Potentially a bestseller for 2014, Paul Mendelson’s debut novel gets off to a cracking start.
"They f*ck you up, your mum and dad". So said Philip Larkin's 1971 poem This Be The Verse, and in the Hurst family central to Koren Zailckas' shocking debut novel, this is especially true.
Louise Welsh has already established herself as the queen of the intelligent psychological crime thriller, and as a big fan of hers I was delighted to hear that she had a new book - A Lovely Way to Burn - out in 2014.
The lives of a13-year-old hiding from social services, ex-coppers and dodgy nightclub owners all interweave in Mick Scully's new thriller The Norway Room, a densely plotted look at Birmingham’s underclass.
Man Booker Prize nominee Tom Rob Smith returns with The Farm, his fourth novel and first story outside his Leo Demidov series.
Ruth Galloway is a forensic archaeologist, and has discovered the bones of what could be supposed murderess Jemima Green.