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.
Prayer is Kerr’s first stand-alone novel in almost ten years and it packs a very powerful punch.
Set on the Gulf Coast of Texas in the 19th century, The Outcasts is a vivid, well-told tale of opportunity and trust taking place within the boundaries of violence and revenge.
In the world of books, I am married to Stephen King. I read Salem’s Lot more than 30 years ago, and he is the author I have turned to most in the decades since.
In a London of the near-future, amid political unrest and during a reccession, a bomb goes off in a city market and the lives of two teenagers are changed forever.
In Alafair Burke's If You Were Here, we follow the demise of former assistant district attorney McKenna Jordan, who has rebuilt her life as a journalist.
Menace crackles through the prose in Linda Huber's disturbing thriller The Paradise Trees. It tells the story of Alicia, who returns to the Yorkshire village of her childhood one summer to help care for her elderly father Bob.
In William Shaw's A Song from Dead Lips, it's 1968 and the Beatles have captured the hearts of young women all over the world.
In Marco Vichi's Death in Florence, it's 1966 and a young boy suddenly disappears as he walks home from school.
Welcome to the House of Journalists, a London safe haven for 'Fellows', journalists and writers fleeing their homeland because of torture and political persecution. Julian Snowman is the founder and Chair, who rules the Committee with a benevolent tight fist.
After a childhood tragedy, Sarah and Jennifer create the Never List, a list of rules to live by so they never find themselves in a dangerous situation.
Precious Thing by Colette McBeth comes hot on the heels of psychological thrillers such as S.