Friday, 20 January 2023
2023 Edgar Award Nominations
Mystery Writers of America have announced the nominees for the 2023 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honouring the best in mystery fiction, non-fic...
Thursday, 19 January 2023
In a Lonely Place: Reading Men in Early Twentieth Century Crime Fiction
I’ve been a voracious reader of early twentieth crime fiction since childhood. Christie was my Blyton. A firm favourite of ten-year-old Na...
Why Hackney? By Joe Thomas
When I was a boy, an Irish woman called Lil would clean our house from time to time. Her son, Tony, was older than me, Hackney-born. He beca...
Wednesday, 18 January 2023
Left Coast Crime - Lefty Award Nominees
The Lefty Awards will be voted on at the Left Coast Crime Convention and presented at a banquet on Saturday, March 18, at the El Conquistado...
Monday, 16 January 2023
Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize are now open for submission
Today the Best Published Novel and New Voices Award submissions for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize has been opened. This mean that...
Walking the Mean Streets of Historical Noir
‘ So, Douglas, why yet another new direction? ’ I was asked this question recently in relation to my new book, An Honourable Thief (Canelo)...
Saturday, 14 January 2023
Books to Look Forward to from Canelo
January 2023 For DCI Gillard, sometimes old sins cast long shadows…Under a motorway flyover lies the body of a young man. Days earlier, he ...
Friday, 13 January 2023
Rebus: A Game Called Malice
Six characters in search of a solution… The world premiere of REBUS: A GAME CALLED MALICE is at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch 2nd - 25th F...
Thursday, 12 January 2023
MWA Announces 2023 Special Awards – Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Recipients
MWA Announces 2023 Grand Master, Raven and Ellery Queen Award Recipients Today Mystery Writers of America (MWA) announces the recipients ...
Penguin Modern Classics to publish three Eric Ambler novels
On 26th January 2023, Penguin Modern Classics will publish three wildly enjoyable novels from the father of the spy thriller, Eric Ambler: P...
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