Killer Reads Q&A – Marnie Riches

  What drew you to the world of crime fiction? Even as a child, I loved a good thriller – sneaking a peek at my mother’s Harold Robbins books and her dog-eared copy of Peter Benchley’s Jaws, long before they would be deemed appropriate for a young reader, by… 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


The new thriller from Avon/Harper Collins – The Madam – is arousing a great deal of interest, partly because of its topical subject matter. It tells the story of a woman who is jailed for a crime she didn’t commit. Lizzie Wells was an escort who was accused… Read More

Author Lili Anolik introduces DARK ROOMS…

When I’m nutshelling Dark Rooms, when I’m trying to make it sound maximum enticing in minimum time, I describe it like this: sex, murder, glamour and intrigue set at a New England boarding school. Because, oooee, right? Because, who wouldn’t want to read that book? Really, though, Dark Rooms is… Read More

Could you be an MI6 officer – Terms and Conditions

1. This competition is promoted by HarperCollins Publishers Limited (“HarperCollins”), 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9FG. 2. This promotion is open to all UK residents except employees of HarperCollins (or their parent, subsidiaries or any affiliated companies) and their immediate families, who are not allowed to enter the… Read More

Crime bloggers recommended reading list #KillerFest

We asked 15 different crime bloggers and reviewers to pick 5 crime books they would recommend to any reader. With thanks to Crime Book Club, A Crime Reader’s Blog, Miss Chapter’s Reviews, Killing Time Crime, Keith B Walters, Our Book Reviews, Shotsmag Confidential, Laura’s Little Book Blog, Books and Reviews,… Read More


  Today we are revealing the final cover of A LINE OF BLOOD, hitting the shops on March 26th in glorious hardback (and the digital world in glorious ebook). It is a chilling psychological thriller about family – the ties that bind us, and the lies that destroy us, perfect… Read More

Inspiration for The Apostle- J. A. Kerley

God Translators: Inspiration for The Apostle It was 1978. I was down with the flu, sneezing into tissues and – my brain liquified by viral entities – watching daytime soaps. A news bulletin arrived, saying California Congressman Leo Ryan had just been viciously murdered in Jonestown,… Read More

Behind the scenes with Stuart MacBride at HC Towers

Yesterday, Stuart MacBride, author extraordinaire of the Logan McRae stories, popped into HarperCollins HQ to shoot some very special videos for all you fans, including some exclusive sneak peaks! He read a little of his new book ‘The Missing and the Dead’ and let me tell you, we were terrified!… Read More