crime fiction

Best of 2020 Books: Crime Fiction: The Body In the Attic

Shylashri Shankar

I Saw Him Die | A Will to Kill | Shed No Tears | V2 | Midnight Atlanta

The Dark Old World

These murder mysteries share a fascination for the past, which some authors explore by paying homage to the crème de la crème of classical mysteries and to the art of crafting them

Killer Instinct

From metaphysical thrillers to Agatha Christie redux

A Detective’s Diet

When Agatha Christie cooks Poirot’s breakfast

Best of Books 2018: Crime Fiction

Unreliable narrators, bear poachers, undercover Russian agents and much more

Open Diary

London books shops, Abir Mukherjee’s crime fiction and a sense of history

A Time to Thrill

Beware the woman in the window

And Then There Were None

Four storytellers redeem the modern whodunnit by defying the familiar props of the genre

The Beautiful Blood Ceremony

What the best of Japanese noir says about democracy, authenticity and the nation


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