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Our Spookiest Reads

With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve put together our edit of seriously spooky reads. Bestselling psychological thriller While You Sleep is sure to give you chills, and prepare for a sleepless night or two with the truly terrifying serial killer thriller Stalker. Don’t miss out… Read More
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Our Top Summer Picks

Make the most of the last of the warm temperatures with our pick of holiday thrillers – from the simmering heat and dark secrets of Bitter Sun, to bestselling author Alex Lake’s page-turner Copycat, these are the books to read before Autumn is in full swing!  … Read More

Crime fiction recommended by crime authors to EVERYONE #killerfest15

We asked 30 different crime authors to pick 3 crime books they would recommend to EVERYONE. With thanks to Alexandra Burt, Anya Lipska, Ben McPherson, Bonnie MacBride, Bruce Holsinger, Chris Curran, Chris Nickson, Emma Kavanagh, Fergus McNeill, Ian Sansom, Isabelle Grey, James Craig, Jax Miller, Jilliane Hoffman, JJ Durham, JS Law, Lars Kepler,… Read More

Introducing Black Run #killerfest15

Norway had Harry Hole, Scotland had Rebus, Sweden had Wallander, Belgium had Poirot, and Italy…has Rocco Schiavone Black Run: For your Euro crime fiction fix The dark flanks of the Alps tower over everything. Wind whistles through… Read More

From the archive: Poirot’s last case #killerfest15

1975 – This quirky pamphlet showcases Agatha Christie’s last Poirot case – ‘Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case’. In the style of a play’s programme, it gives details of the cast and crew (prominent members of the Collins business) and a synopsis of scenes. Read More

Paul Finch asks himself, 'Where do I get my inspiration from?'

I’m often asked where I get my inspiration from, and the truth is that I honestly don’t know. When it comes to thrillers, it can only stem from my own experiences as a copper, but also my fascination with the modern urban jungle – especially when viewed through rain, dirt and dereliction (the way I always perceive it) – as one of the most perilous backdrops against which to imagine high octane adventures.   But I’m well aware that I live in a curious place when it comes to writing. In addition to thrillers, I’ve also written horror, occasionally even diverting into sci-fi, fantasy and historical adventure.   So where does all that fit into the picture? Well, it’s a question I can’t answer easily. Read More

Final part – Lisa Brackman on her background

Hello Killer Readers, As promised, here’s the fourth and final part of Lisa Brackman’s interview – she ends with talking a little about her background and how she ended up writing. We look forward to hearing your thoughts on it, and we hope you like YEAR OF THE TIGER,… Read More

Writing and Getting Published – Lisa Brackman

Here’s the third instalment of Lisa Brackman’s interviews – final part to come very soon. YEAR OF THE TIGER is out now in paperback, enjoy this clip of her talking about her writing process and how she came to be published in the US and the UK.   Thankings, Killer Reads  … Read More