British Crime Book of the month

Mystery Book of the Month – November 2020

Yorkshire, 1845. Dark rumours are spreading across the moors. Everything indicates that Mrs Elizabeth Chester of Chester Grange has been brutally murdered in her home – but nobody can find her body. As the dark murmurs reach Emily, Anne and Charlotte Brontë, the sisters are horrified, yet intrigued. The Brontë sisters are ready to investigate…

Mystery Book of the Month – October 2020

With a ruthless criminal loose on the Suffolk coast, life is anything but peaceful for the Anglian Detective Agency… Vera Morris returns with a new instalment in her much-loved Anglian Detective Agency Series. Set on the ever-changing Suffolk coast, an area Vera loves and knows well.

Noir Book of the Month – September 2020

Detective P.T. Marsh was a rising star on the police force of Mason Falls, Georgia - until his wife and young son were killed in an accident. Since that night, caught in a spiral of grief and booze, he's lost the ability to see the line between smart moves and disastrous decisions…  ”The Good Detective is a debut with all of the ingredients: snappy procedural details, a sharp sense of place in the Deep South, and relentless momentum.”

Mystery Book of the Month – August 2020

On an island of secrets, some sins never die. A gripping and thrilling read from one of the great Scottish crime writers, themes of crime, mystery, secrecy and loyalty all woven together to make Thunder Bay one of those books that will stay with you long after you ve turned the last page.

Mystery Book of the Month – July 2020

The Right Sort Marriage Bureau – the recently starting matchmaking service by the impulsive Miss Iris Sparks and the practical Mrs. Gwendolyn Bainbridge – gets into trouble when their latest client is found murdered. Matchmakers turn investigators...

Mystery Book of the Month – June 2020

Meet the Skelfs: well-known Edinburgh family, proprietors of a long-established funeral-home business, and private investigators… Three generations of women from the Skelfs family take over the family funeral-home and PI businesses in the first book of a taut, page-turning and darkly funny new series.

Noir Book of the Month – May 2020

”Nobody asked us to look. Every day, every since, I still wish we hadn’t.” A gritty crime novel for those who were glued to Narcos or Sicario. ”A tough and uncompromising debut – you’ll be glad you read it.” – Lee Child

Mystery Book of the Month – April 2020

A Few Right Thinking Men by Sulari Gentill is the first Rowland Sinclair mystery. Australia, early 1930s. A great Depression is engulfing the world, spawning misery and discontent. Tensions are mounting as the Far Right makes inroads which threaten national stability. Shortlisted for Commonwealth Writers Prize. ”A sparkling crime series... Evelyn Waugh meets Agatha Christie...” – The Age  

Noir Book of the Month – March 2020

In Mercy River, Hamilton successfully integrates a whodunit plot into an action-packed thriller peopled with fully realized characters.

Mystery Book of the Month – February 2020

A stifling, atmospheric gothic crime novel with a unique protagonist and killer twist. This is top-notch historical crime fiction, with a dash of the supernatural.

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