Crime Fiction

Crime and thriller titles have replaced Strictly Come Dancing as the new craze for celebrities

Jeremy Black’s ominous murder mystery round-up for the early summer

From seedy sex clubs to the streets of Paris: Jeremy Black selects British Library Crime Classics to enjoy over the May Bank Holiday

From the golden age of crime fiction to the modern day, Jeremy Black recommends seven books to see you through April

Hamilton first delivered this to his publishers 80 years ago in March 1941. What does a re-read of it tell us about the time that produced it?

As crime dramas take over as the nation’s favourite television genre, Nigel Jones asks why we enjoy watching dramatic reenactments of sadistic murders

From countryside crimes to mysteries on the waves, Jeremy Black recommends further reading from the British Library Crime Classics collection

Sweden couldn’t have been as bad as depicted in Sjowall and Wahloo’s novels – after all it produced ABBA and Ikea

Jeremy Black recommends an array of crime fiction novels, both modern and classic, to keep you entertained in January

Jeremy Black recommends the best murder mysteries to read in the New Year