Profile of Barry Forshaw

Barry Forshaw's News & Views

14/03/2013

Generally speaking, whenever I meet crime writers in the UK or the US (usually over a glass of...

24/07/2011

The fact that Lee Child bagged the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year in Harrogate...

Barry Forshaw's Reviews

The Unquiet Heart
Gordon Ferris
Posted 01/12/2011

The Unquiet Heart follows Truth, Dare, Kill, the first in Gordon Ferris’s series featuring 1940s private eye Danny McRae. 

Crimes in Southern Indiana
Frank Bill
Posted 03/01/2012

Surely everything that can be tried has been tried in the field of crime fiction, down to the last bullet and falling body?

The Shepherd
Ethan Cross
Posted 12/01/2012

The crime and thriller field is so crowded at the moment that any debut novel needs to provide something special to rise above all the other books clamouring for our attention.

Another Time Another Life
Leif Persson
Posted 29/03/2012

As the army of Scandinavian crime writers sweeps invincibly onwards, it becomes more challenging for aficionados of Nordic Noir to sort out the wheat from the chaff – although the former is (thankf

The Expo Files
Stieg Larsson
Posted 29/03/2012

This is a truly valuable piece in the jigsaw puzzle that was the life of the late author of The Millennium Trilogy, rendered into English by the doyen of British translators from Swedish, Laurie Th

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