KNOCK KNOCK by Anders Roslund

KNOCK KNOCK Anders Roslund (andersroslund.se) Harvill Secker (penguin.co.uk) £12.99 Seventeen years ago Detective Inspector Ewert Grens arrived at a crime scene to discover a birthday party interrupted. A 5-year-old girl dances around her apartment singing happy birthday to herself as the rest of her family lie dead, two bullets in each of their heads in […]

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THE WHOLE TRUTH by Cara Hunter

THE WHOLE TRUTH Cara Hunter Penguin Books (penguin.co.uk) £7.99 A sexual assault and harassment complaint seems an unusual case to land on Detective Inspector Adam Fawley’s desk, but that’s where it ends up. A university student’s word against a well-respected professor. Except there’s a twist. Strapping rugby player Caleb Morgan claims that the diminutive Marina […]

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LATER by Stephen King

LATER Stephen King (stephenking.com) Hard Case Crime (hardcasecrime.com) £8.99 Looking back on it, I sometimes think my life was like a Dickens novel, only with swearing. From a young age Jamie Conklin has been able to see dead people. Sometimes it’s difficult to tell, because they don’t look like anyone’s conventional idea of a ghost, […]

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INSCAPE by Louise Carey

INSCAPE Louise Carey(louise-carey.com) Gollancz (gollancz.co.uk) £14.99 In the future, London is run by giant corporations. Less like a city and more like a series of campuses, everyone who lives in the city is affiliated with one “Corp” or other, while those who live outside in the Unaffiliated Zone are seen as outcasts at best, dangerous […]

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