Crime Novels

The good, the beautiful and the grotesque

There is better crime fiction being written

Classic settings conceal psychological rawness and sinuously convoluted mysteries

From Shakespeare to Agatha Christie, crime novels invoke the genre’s heritage, sometimes ably and sometimes not

Why crime writers need to move on from serial femicide

Jeremy Black reviews The Man Who Didn’t Fly, by Margot Bennett

Natasha Green reviews Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders, by Kate Griffin

Jeremy Black’s recommendations for a murderous British genre