Beverley Barton

This sixth-generation Alabamian from the U.S. is a wife, mother, and grandmother. An avid reader since childhood, Beverly wrote her first book at the age of nine. Since then, she has gone on to write well over sixty novels and is a New York Times bestselling author. Read More

Will Adams

Will Adams is the author of the Daniel Knox series of adventure thrillers, in which the underwater archaeologist hero explores some of the great mysteries of the ancient world. Before turning to writing, he tried his hand at a multitude of careers, most recently at a London-based firm of communications… Read More

Jessie Keane on Amelia Hill

Amelia Hill recently caused a stir with her decisive article on critic/author Jessica Mann’s comments about the “sadistic misogyny” in contemporary crime fiction. Jessie Keane, whose fictional novels depict the gritty goings-on of East London (run by Bad-Girl-with-a-Good-Heart, Annie Carter), shares her thoughts. Read More

James Twining Launch Night

Last night, the elegance of the 9 Adam Street Members Club saw the official launch for The Geneva Deception, the fantastic new art-crime thriller from James Twining. With warm and funny speeches from Twining’s editor, Wayne Brookes, as well as the author himself, a surge of interest was mustered… Read More

The Geneva Deception

Mafia, a secret society and the world’s greatest treasures all converge in James Twining’s all new jaw–dropping thriller featuring reformed art thief Tom Kirk Read More

The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards

Last night saw the second outing for ITV 3’s Crime Thriller Awards, this year sponsored by Specsavers. The big winner on the night was Harlan Coben who took away the audience award of ITV3 viewers favourite crime genre author. Coben beat the likes of household favourites Dick… Read More

Michael Crichton's Pirate Latitudes

Best known for his blockbusting techno-thrillers, next month sees the posthumous publication of Michael Crichton’s last completed novel Pirate Latitudes.   Found after the prolific author’s death last year it’s unlike anything he’s written before. To give you an idea of what you can expect here’s the specially commissioned trailer,… Read More

October Newsletter Round Up

For those of you not signed up for the Killer Reads newsletter – all you need to do is go to Win and enter the your details to receive our montly catch-up and you might also be lucky enough to win the selection of top titles we’re… Read More

Exclusive Pretty Little Things Extract

Jilliane Hoffman is due to publish her much anticipated 4th novel Pretty Little Things in February 2010.  A new standalone thriller it introduces us to Special Agent Bobby Dees.  An officer whose own daughter is currently missing, Dees gets called onto the case of the recently dissapeared Elaine Emerson and seems to be… Read More

Terry Goodkind's The Law of Nines

A few of you may have scratched your head when you saw Terry Goodkind up here. An international bestseller Goodkind is revered around the world, for his epic fantasty novels, not his thrillers – yet.  This September saw the publication of  his first mainstream thriller novel The Law of Nines which has gained… Read More