Team piece

Meet the New Team Q&A

We’ve had a few changes at Killer Reads recently, so we wanted to introduce the latest recruits to our editorial team – meet Finn and Kathryn.   How did you get into the HarperCollins Crime & Thriller world? Kathryn: I’ve always known that publishing is the… Read More

Team Summer Recommendations!

A few weeks ago the team got together to share some of their favourite crime thriller books! The following are some killer recommendations you should be reading this summer:   ‘THE KIND WORTH KILLING, a brilliantly crafted and addictive thriller with the most shocking twist’ –Finn… Read More

Fall Back in Love with Reading: Helena’s Picks

This autumn we wanted to talk about the books that have made us fall back in love with reading. So we’ve hijacked the American autumnal terminology and have asked ourselves what were the books that saved us from our reading slump. Even publishing folks can find themselves burned out on… Read More

Mother’s Day Book Gift Ideas!

With Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday, we’ve rounded up the KillerReads crew to share some bookish gift ideas.     Lucy  My mum loves a bit of medieval crime, so I would recommend Bruce Holsinger’s latest novel, The Invention of Fire. There’s buckets… Read More

Killer Reads’ Summer Reads

I like to think of reading as vacation from real life. You can escape down the narrow streets of Rome whilst speeding through The Da Vinci Code, enter the twisted minds of serial killers whilst on the tube and add up all the clues as a detective whilst you wait… Read More

Killer Reads’ Summer Reads

I like to think of reading as vacation from real life. You can escape down the narrow streets of Rome whilst speeding through The Da Vinci Code, enter the twisted minds of serial killers whilst on the tube and add up all the clues as a detective whilst you wait… Read More

Advice for aspiring Killer Reads authors

Thinking about sending in a manuscript for our open submissions call out? Kate Stephenson, who will be acquiring authors for the KillerReads list,  shares what she is looking for in the inbox… Characters: A great book needs believable characters with whom you want to go on a journey,… Read More

CrimeFest 2014

This weekend is CrimeFest in Bristol, and we’re super excited to be attending with our authors Claire Kendal, Lars Kepler, and Andrew Taylor. Last year’s festival was a lot of fun – interesting and provocative panel topics; a relaxed and friendly atmosphere; and much rendezvousing in the bar between events!… Read More

CrimeFest 2014

This weekend is CrimeFest in Bristol, and we’re super excited to be attending with our authors Claire Kendal, Lars Kepler, and Andrew Taylor. Last year’s festival was a lot of fun – interesting and provocative panel topics; a relaxed and friendly atmosphere; and much rendezvousing in the bar between events!… Read More