Top Ten: Crime Writers (Part Two)

One of my most consistently popular articles is my Top Ten Crime Writers feature. It is my second most viewed post beaten only by the In Praise of Trailers article. In that I listed 10 crime writers I love..

Top Ten: Books To Read This Summer

One of my New Year’s resolutions this year was to read at least 75 books, that works out at about one and a half a week and it seemed perfectly achievable. But unfortunately I’m not quite keeping up to speed…

The Brothers

As most people who keep up to date with reading trends know, Scandinavian crime fiction is the fashion of the moment. I’m not immune…

Top Ten: Books On My Christmas List

Christmas is coming, Santa’s nearly here. Hooray. I’ll try not to get too excited too early and frustrate everyone but it’s mid-November, perfect timing to start thinking about the festive season. I’m now getting daily text messages from my mum updating me on her shopping…

The Redbreast

The astonishing worldwide success of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, and to a lesser extent Henning Mankell’s Wallander series, has opened the eyes of British readers to the appeal of Scandinavian crime writing. In the past couple of weeks Twitter friends have suggested books by Arnaldur Indridason, Asa Larsson and Jo Nesbo….