Saturday, June 12, 2010

Index of Crime Reviews

Now and into the future, this page will contain a regularly updated list of crime, mystery or thriller fiction book reviews that have been published in full here on Crime Watch (ie not counting mini-review round-ups). This index also includes reviews of TV crime dramas and crime films.

You will be able to quickly and easily access this page (which will be regularly updated) at any time by clicking on ALL REVIEWS on the grey linkbar at the top of the blog. Enjoy!

Index last updated 6 December 2017 - 478 reviews (470 book reviews, 464 different books)

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A

A MOMENT'S SILENCE by Christopher Abbey
GOLDEN SERPENT by Mark Abernathy
NONE BUT THE DEAD by Lin Anderson
AUKATI by Michalia Arathimos
POP GOES THE WEASEL by MJ Arlidge
DROWNING CITY by Ben Atkins
THE AGENCY by Ian Austin (and second review)


B

BLOOD RUNS COLD by Alex Barclay
FEAR THE WORST by Linwood Barclay
NEVER LOOK AWAY by Linwood Barclay
NEVER SAW IT COMING by Linwood Barclay
BURN by Nevada Barr
UNFAITHFUL UNTO DEATH by Jennifer Barraclough
THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton
BENEATH THE CHERRY TREE by David Bates
SHAFTS OF STRIFE by David Bates
SUMMERCHILL by Quentin Bates
BLACKLANDS by Belinda Bauer
THE BEAUTIFUL DEAD by Belinda Bauer
THE GARBAGE DUMP MURDERS by Rose Beecham
SECOND GUESS by Rose Beecham
GRAVE SILENCE by Rose Beecham
SLEEP OF REASON by Rose Beecham
DEAD LEMONS by Finn Bell
PANCAKE MONEY by Finn Bell
THE EASTER MAKE BELIEVERS by Finn Bell
LETHAL DELIVERIES by Ken Benn
IN DARK PLACES by Michael Bennett
INSIDE THE BLACK HORSE by Ray Berard
THE BISHOP'S SWORD by Norman Berrow
DRIFTWOOD by Shauna Bickley
LIES OF THE DEAD by Shauna Bickley
LAZY BONES by Mark Billingham
BLOOD LINE by Mark Billingham
FROM THE DEAD by Mark Billingham
RUSH OF BLOOD by Mark Billingham
BURIED by Mark Billingham
THE SOUND OF HER VOICE by Nathan Blackwell
THE WAYS OF WOLFE by James Carlos Blake
GATSBY’S SMILE by Morana Blue
THE BLUE ROSE (Season 1, 2013) - TV crime drama review
DEATH BY HOLLYWOOD by Steven Bochco
BOSCH (Season 1, 2015) - TV crime drama review
BOSCH (Season 2, 2016) - TV crime drama review
BOSCH (Season 3, 2017) - TV crime drama review
SLAUGHTER FALLS by Alix Bosco
CUT & RUN by Alix Bosco
DRY BONES IN THE VALLEY by Tom Bouman
FATEFUL MORNINGS by Tom Bouman
BLUE HEAVEN by CJ Box
COLD WIND by CJ Box
BACK OF BEYOND by CJ Box
VICIOUS CIRCLE by CJ Box
THE SCENE OF THE CRIME by Steve Braunias
MURDER AT THE MICROPHONE by Freda Bream
THE DIRECTION OF OUR FEAR by David Briggs
DEEP DOWN DEAD by Steph Broadribb
THE LAST RESORT by Steph Broadribb
THE MEAN GREEN MACHINE by Alan M Brooker
FAT TUESDAY by Sandra Brown
CRIMINAL VOL 1: COWARD by Ed Brubaker
BANGKOK EIGHT by John Burdett
CITY OF FEAR by Alafair Burke
THE EX by Alafair Burke
THE LOST AND THE BLIND by Declan Burke
THE GLASS RAINBOW by James Lee Burke
HIS BLOODY PROJECT by Graeme Macrae Burnet
LOOK AWAY, DIXIELAND by MJ Burr
AFTER THE CRASH by Michel Bussi
DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD by Simonne Butler with Andra Jenkin


C

DEATH IN THE LATIN QUARTER by Raphael Cardetti
BROKEN DOLLS by James Carol
THE SHAKESPEARE CURSE by JL Carrell
MARLBOROUGH MAN by Alan Carter (and second review)
THE CRUCIFIX KILLER by Chris Carter
SPARE ME THE TRUTH by CJ Carver
TELL ME A LIE by CJ Carver
KNOW ME NOW by CJ Carver
THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY by Wiley Cash
SMILING JACK by Ken Catran
THE LUMINARIES by Eleanor Catton
THE DEFENCE by Steve Cavanagh
THE PLEA by Steve Cavanagh
THE AFFAIR by Lee Child
61 HOURS by Lee Child
WORTH DYING FOR by Lee Child
A WANTED MAN by Lee Child
THE BOOK OF MIRRORS by EO Chirovici
THE STONEHENGE LEGACY by Sam Christer
MADE TO KILL by Adam Christopher
ELEMENTARY: THE GHOST LINE by Adam Christopher
ELEMENTARY: BLOOD & INK by Adam Christopher
THE CLEANER by Paul Cleave
THE KILLING HOUR by Paul Cleave
CEMETERY LAKE by Paul Cleave
BLOOD MEN by Paul Cleave
COLLECTING COOPER by Paul Cleave
THE LAUGHTERHOUSE by Paul Cleave
JOE VICTIM by Paul Cleave
FIVE MINUTES ALONE by Paul Cleave
TRUST NO ONE by Paul Cleave (and second review)
A KILLER HARVEST by Paul Cleave
RUNNING TOWARDS DANGER by Tina Clough
THE CHINESE PROVERB by Tina Clough
LONG LOST by Harlan Coben
CAUGHT by Harlan Coben
MISSING YOU by Harlan Coben
LIVE WIRE by Harlan Coben
SHELTER by Harlan Coben
HOME by Harlan Coben
TALK TO ME by Neil Coleman
THE LINCOLN LAWYER by Michael Connelly
THE BRASS VERDICT by Michael Connelly
NINE DRAGONS by Michael Connelly
THE BLACK BOX by Michael Connelly
THE GODS OF GUILT by Michael Connelly
SUICIDE RUN by Michael Connelly
THE DROP by Michael Connelly
THE FIFTH WITNESS by Michael Connelly
THE CROSSING by Michael Connelly
THE WRONG SIDE OF GOODBYE by Michael Connelly
THE LATE SHOW by Michael Connelly
TWO KINDS OF TRUTH by Michael Connelly
A SONG OF SHADOWS by John Connolly
A GAME OF GHOSTS by John Connolly
KILLERBYTE by Cat Connor
DATABYTE by Cat Connor
ERASERBYTE by Cat Connor
PSYCHOBYTE by Cat Connor
RED MIST by Patricia Cornwell
MURDER ON MURITAI by Genesis Cotterell
THE FORBIDDEN GENE by Genesis Cotterell
NOTICE OF DEATH by Genesis Cotterell
MURDER & MATCHMAKING by Debbie Cowens
TAKEN by Robert Crais
THE FIRST RULE by Robert Crais
MYSTERY ON THE WHANGANUI by Murray Crawford
DON'T LOOK FOR ME by Mason Cross
NATURAL HISTORY by Neil Cross
CAPTURED by Neil Cross
BURIAL by Neil Cross
LUTHER: THE CALLING by Neil Cross
NOTHING BAD HAPPENS HERE by Nikki Crutchley
RED HERRING by Jonothan Cullinane


D

THE REVELATIONS OF CAREY RAVINE by Debra Daley
THE FIXER by John Daniell
THE VANISHED MAN by Jeffery Deaver
EDGE by Jeffery Deaver
CARTE BLANCHE by Jeffery Deaver
APRIL FOOL by William Deverell
KILL ALL THE JUDGES by William Deverell
SNOW JOB by William Deverell
THE MARSH KING'S DAUGHTER by Karen Dionne
THE ANUBIS SLAYINGS by PC Doherty
AFTER YOU DIE by Eva Dolan
WATCH HER DISAPPEAR by Eva Dolan
CORRUPTED ON THE COTE D'AZUR by Richard Donald
A WATERY GRAVE by Joan Druett (and second review)
THE BECKONING ICE by Joan Druett
FREDERICK’S COAT by Alan Duff
CALENDAR GIRL by Stella Duffy
THE HIDDEN ROOM by Stella Duffy


E

SIBERIAN RED by Sam Eastland
FURT BENT FROM ALDAHEIT by Jack Eden
THE DUNGEON HOUSE by Martin Edwards
THE ICE SHROUD by Gordon Ell (and second review)
GUN MACHINE by Warren Ellis
THE PETTICOAT MEN by Barbara Ewing


F

HELL GATE by Linda Fairstein
HOT FLUSH by Rosy Fenwicke
CITY OF VEILS by Zoe Ferraris
VIRAL by Helen Fitzgerald
A BALI CONSPIRACY MOST FOUL by Shamini Flint
THE SINGAPORE SCHOOL OF VILLAINY by Shamini Flint
A FRIGHTFULLY ENGLISH EXECUTION by Shamini Flint
DARK PLACES by Gillian Flynn
WHAT REMAINS BEHIND by Dorothy Fowler
HADES by Candice Fox
THE TRICKSTER'S LULLABY by Barbara Fradkin
TRIPLE CROWN by Felix Francis


G

SOUTHWESTERLY WIND by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
LOVE YOU MORE by Lisa Gardner
TOUCH & GO by Lisa Gardner
CATCH ME by Lisa Gardner
CRASH & BURN by Lisa Gardner
ACCESS ROAD by Maurice Gee
THE SILENT GIRL by Tess Gerritsen
BLACK ICE by Leah Giarratano
BOOM AND BUST by Angus Gillies
ACCUSED by Mark Gimenez
PLEASE DO NOT DISTURB by Robert Glancy
A BRIEFCASE, TWO PIES AND A PENTHOUSE by Brannavan Gnanalingam
THE GOOD WIFE (Season 1, 2010) - TV crime drama review
NEXT DAY OF THE CONDOR by James Grady
BLOOD BOND by Michael Green
STARLIGHT PENINSULA by Charlotte Grimshaw
THE INNOCENT MAN by John Grisham
THEODORE BOONE by John Grisham
EPIPHANY JONES by Michael Grothaus
THE LONG COUNT by JM Gulvin


H

THE NIGHT CREW by Brian Haig
STRAIGHT AND LEVEL by Penelope Haines
A NAIL THROUGH THE HEART by Timothy Hallinan
THE QUEEN OF PATPONG by Timothy Hallinan
PAST CRIMES by Glen Erik Hamilton
EVERY DAY ABOVE GROUND by Glen Erik Hamilton
THE LOCK ARTIST by Steve Hamilton
MISERY BAY by Steve Hamilton
MILKSHAKE by Matt Hammond
A MAN YOU CAN BANK ON by Derek Hansen
BEHIND THE HOOD by Marita A. Hansen
THE LIE TREE by Francis Hardinge
THE ABRUPT PHYSICS OF DYING by Paul E Hardisty
RECONCILIATION FOR THE DEAD by Paul E Hardisty
THE DRY by Jane Harper
DOWN RIVER by John Hart
THE LAST CHILD by John Hart
IRON HOUSE by John Hart
REDEMPTION ROAD by John Hart
THE MANY DEATHS OF MARY DOBIE by David Hastings
THE NIGHT CHARTER by Sam Hawken
SKELETAL by Katherine Hayton
BREATHE AND RELEASE by Katherine Hayton
THE THREE DEATHS OF MAGDALENE LYNTON by Katherine Hayton
THE SECOND STAGE OF GRIEF by Katherine Hayton
THE ONLY SECRET LEFT TO KEEP by Katherine Hayton
PLAYING DEAD by Julia Heaberlin
BLACK-EYED SUSANS by Julia Heaberlin
THE EXILED by Kati Hiekkapelto
TABOO by Casey Hill
A THIEF OF TIME by Tony Hillerman
SAYONARA SLAM by Naomi Hirahara
SKIN OF TATTOOS by Christina Hoag
AMPLIFY by Mark Hollands
THE DAMSELFLY by SJI Holliday
A HISTORY OF CRIME: THE SOUTHERN DOUBLE-CROSS by Dinah Holman
OR SHE DIES by Gregg Hurwitz
YOU’RE NEXT BY Gregg Hurwitz


I

OBLIVION by Arnaldur Indridason


J

DEAD LIKE YOU by Peter James
DISPOSABLE SOULS by Phonse Jessome
A SERPENT'S TOOTH by Craig Johnson
DRY BONES by Craig Johnson
SNOWBLIND by Ragnar Jonasson
NIGHTBLIND by Ragnar Jonasson
SENSELESS by Andrea Jutson
THE DARKNESS LOOKING BACK by Andrea Jutson


K

MOUNT EVEREST MURDER MYSTERY By Sam Karbunckle
DECEPTION ISLAND by Brynn Kelly
DEATH OF A FRIEND by Desmond L Kelly
BOLD BLOOD by Lindy Kelly
THE HUNDREDTH MAN by Jack Kerley
BLOOD BROTHER by Jack Kerley
THE LAST 10 SECONDS by Simon Kernick
THE BONE FIELD by Simon Kernick
B-VERY FLAT by Margot Kinberg
SHADOW MEN by Jonathon King
DON’T LOSE HER by Jonathon King
THE SILENT HOUR by Michael Koryta


L

BURIED ANGELS by Camilla Lackberg
THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB by David Lagercrantz
ALL OUR SECRETS by Jennifer Lane
STRAY by James Lang
EXECUTION LULLABY by Nigel Latta
THE CANDIDATE'S DAUGHTER by Catherine Lea
MURDER IN MONTEGO BAY by Paula Lennon
THE BLASPHEMER by John Ling
WILDE LAKE by Laura Lippman
THE QUALITY OF SILENCE by Rosamund Lupton
LUTHER (Season 1, 2010) - TV crime drama review


M


BLIND EYE by Stuart MacBride
HALFHEAD by Stuart MacBride
DARK BLOOD by Stuart MacBride
A SONG FOR THE DYING by Stuart MacBride
TESS by Kirsten McDougall
THEY CALL ME ALEXANDRA GASTONE by TA MacLagan
CRUCIFIXION CREEK by Barry Maitland
ASH ISLAND by Barry Maitland
SURRENDER by Donna Malane
MY BROTHER’S KEEPER by Donna Malane
POISON DOOR by Steve Malley
BEYOND THE RAGE by Michael J Malone
THE ART OF KILLING WELL by Marco Malvaldi
MAN SOM HATAR KVINNOR (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) - film review
A MURDER OR THREE by Laurie Mantell
THE SOLDIER WHO SAID NO by Chris Marnewick
STONEDOGS by Craig Marriner
A MAN LAY DEAD by Ngaio Marsh
ENTER A MURDERER by Ngaio Marsh
DEATH IN ECSTASY by Ngaio Marsh
TIED UP IN TINSEL by Ngaio Marsh
VINTAGE MURDER by Ngaio Marsh
THE NURSING HOME MURDER by Ngaio Marsh
DEATH AND THE DANCING FOOTMAN by Ngaio Marsh
DIED IN THE WOOL by Ngaio Marsh
DEATH IN A WHITE TIE by Ngaio Marsh
OVERTURE TO DEATH by Ngaio Marsh
COLOUR SCHEME by Ngaio Marsh
GRAVE MISTAKE by Ngaio Marsh
DEAD WATER by Ngaio Marsh
DEATH AT THE DOLPHIN by Ngaio Marsh
BLACK AS HE’S PAINTED by Ngaio Marsh
SINGING IN THE SHROUDS by Ngaio Marsh
PHOTO FINISH by Ngaio Marsh
LIGHT THICKENS by Ngaio Marsh
THE MURDER TRAIL by Leonie Mateer
MURDER IN THE FAMILY by Leonie Mateer
ASSIGNED TO MURDER by Trish McCormack
COLD HARD MURDER by Trish McCormack
TRICK OF THE DARK by Val McDermid
THE RETRIBUTION by Val McDermid
INSIDIOUS INTENT by Val McDermid
THE DEATH RAY DEBACLE by David McGill
THE PLOT TO KILL PETER FRASER by David McGill
PRESUMED GUILTY by Mark McGinn
CONTROLLED EXPLOSIONS by Claire McGowan
ALL THE COLOURS OF THE TOWN by Liam McIlvanney
WHERE THE DEAD MEN GO by Liam McIlvanney
NEW HOKKAIDO by James McNaughton
THE CRIME OF HUEY DUNSTAN by James McNeish
THE LAST ACT OF HATTIE HOFFMAN by Mindy Meija
THE BODY SNATCHER by Patricia Melo
THE SERPENTINE ROAD by Paul Mendelson
BLOOD SAFARI by Deon Meyer
STILL MIDNIGHT by Denise Mina
THE LONG DROP by Denise Mina
GOOD COP BAD COP by Gus Mitchell
KILLING TRAIL by Margaret Mizushima
THE DYING HOUR by Rick Mofina
EVERY FEAR by Rick Mofina
THE LEGEND OF WINSTONE BLACKHAT by Tanya Moir
THE HOUR OF THE GREY WOLF by Christodoulos Moisa
TRILEMMA by Jennifer Mortimer
I KNOW WHO DID IT by Steve Mosby
FADE TO BLACK by Steve Mullins
MISPLACED by Lee Murray


N

PHANTOM by Jo Nesbo
BEAMS FALLING by PM Newton
ON A SMALL ISLAND by Grant Nicol
THE MISTAKE by Grant Nicol
A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS by Grant Nicol
SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER by Charity Norman


OP

PRAYER FOR THE DEAD by James Oswald
OLMEC OBITUARY by LJM Owen
PAYBACK by Geoff Palmer
MIRROR IMAGE by Dennis Palumbo
MARY, MARY by James Patterson
8TH CONFESSION by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
SAY NOTHING by Brad Parks
THE POSTCARD KILLERS by James Patterson and Liza Marklund
GLASS HOUSES by Louise Penny
BEHIND HER EYES by Sarah Pinborough
MAHU VICE by Neil S. Plakcy
POISON BAY by Belinda Pollard
A POLITICAL AFFAIR by Andrew Porteous


QR

STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN’S GRAVE by Ian Rankin
THE BIRD TRIBUNAL by Agnes Ravatn
AMERICAN VISA by Juan de Recacoechea
A SEASON IN THE SUN by Robert Rees
GUTS FOR GARTERS by Linda Regan
TRACES OF RED by Paddy Richardson
CROSS FINGERS by Paddy Richardson
SWIMMING IN THE DARK by Paddy Richardson
THE POLAR BEAR KILLING by Michael Ridpath
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ANGEL by Mike Ripley
THE ALO RELEASE by Geoffrey Robert
ANATOMY OF MURDER by Imogen Robertson
THE PRICE OF LOVE by Peter Robinson
MURDER IN THE SECOND ROW by Bev Robitai
BLEED FOR ME by Michael Robotham
THE WRECKAGE by Michael Robotham
LIFE OR DEATH by Michael Robotham
THE MARK OF HALAM by Thomas Ryan
THE OTTOMAN CONSPIRACY by Thomas Ryan

S

SALT RIVER by James Sallis
DRIVEN by James Sallis
THE FALLEN by Ben Sanders
ONLY THE DEAD by Ben Sanders
AMERICAN BLOOD by Ben Sanders
SOMETHING IS ROTTEN by Adam Sarafis
SELF’S MURDER by Bernhard Schlink
DOLLY DOLL: LOVE IN THE BACKBLOCKS by Leo Schulz
NO RED HERRINGS by Mary Scott & Joyce West
FOX HUNTER by Zoe Sharp
THE CHILDREN’S POND by Tina Shaw
THE BIRDWATCHER by William Shaw
THE BLACK MONASTERY by Stav Sherez
THE INTRUSIONS by Stav Sherez
ONE NIGHT IN MISSISSIPPI by Craig Shreve
THE DEVIL OF DELPHI by Jeffrey Siger
SANTORINI CAESARS by Jeffrey Siger
TROPIC OF DEATH by Robert Sims
THE DEAD DON'T BOOGIE by Douglas Skelton
COP TOWN by Karin Slaughter
PRETTY GIRLS by Karin Slaughter
MATCHING THE EVIDENCE by Graham Smith
MIXED BLOOD by Roger Smith
THE HARROWING by Alexandra Sokoloff
HUNTRESS MOON by Alexandra Sokoloff
COLD MOON by Alexandra Sokoloff
HANGING CURVE by Troy Soos
THE JADED KIWI by Nick Spill
LEAVE HER HANGING by Harry St John
A DEADLY TRADE by Michael Stanley
NEVER KNOWING by Chevy Stevens
WHITE FOR DANGER by David Stevens
STILL LIFE: A THREE PINES MYSTERY (2013) - TV movie review
A MADRAS MIASMA by Brian Stoddart
THE PALLAMPUR PREDICAMENT by Brian Stoddart
A STRAITS SETTLEMENT by Brian Stoddart
HOW TO KILL FRIENDS AND IMPLICATE PEOPLE by Jay Stringer
THE LAST TIME WE SPOKE by Fiona Sussman (and second review)
THE KIND WORTH KILLING by Peter Swanson
HER EVERY FEAR by Peter Swanson
OVERKILL by Vanda Symon
CONTAINMENT by Vanda Symon
BOUND by Vanda Symon
THE FACELESS by Vanda Symon


T

BLOOD, WINE & CHOCOLATE by Julie Thomas
OLD SCHOOL TIE by Paul Thomas
INSIDE DOPE by Paul Thomas
GUERILLA SEASON by Paul Thomas
SEX CRIMES by Paul Thomas
THE IHAKA TRILOGY by Paul Thomas
DEATH ON DEMAND by Paul Thomas
FALLOUT by Paul Thomas
PLEADING GUILTY by Scott Turow


UV

UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT (2009) - TV movie review
NOBODY DIES by Zirk van den Berg
SHADOW SISTER by Simone van der Vlugt
GARDEN OF BETRAYAL by Lee Vance
THE MERELEIGH RECORD CLUB TOUR OF NEW ZEALAND by Roy Vaughan
RESURRECTION BAY by Emma Viskic


W

SOMETIMES THE WOLF by Urban Waite
FRIENDLY FIRE by Michael Wall
IN BITTER CHILL by Sarah Ward
A DEADLY THAW by Sarah Ward
SIX STORIES by Matt Wesolowski
NIGHT VISION by Ella West
TALL OAKS by Chris Whitaker
THE DOMINO KILLER by Neil White
THE HUNTER’S PRAYER by Kevin Wignall
A DEATH IN SWEDEN by Kevin Wignall
LIFTING by Damien Wilkins
COYOTE by Colin Winnette
TROUBLE BREWING by Edward Winslow
THE LAST POLICEMAN by Ben Winters
JUMPING TRACKS by HTR Williams
THE DARKEST DAY by Tom Wood
TWISTER by Jane Woodham
INTO THE NIGHT by Jake Woodhouse
THE STUDENT BODY by Simon Wyatt


XYZ

DAYS ARE LIKE GRASS by Sue Younger
HANDS LIKE CLOUDS by Mark Zuehlke


3 comments:

  1. Hi Craig. Not sure if you are interested in new Australian thriller authors, but this one has been getting some great reviews in the NZ as well as Aussie press. The author is L.A. Larkin and the thriller is The Genesis Flaw. Here is a link to a piece in the 10 Aug NZ Herald: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=10665021

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  2. Thanks Pat - I actually have a review copy of that book - I'll bump it up the TBR pile now, thanks to your recommendation.

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  3. Craig,

    Do you have a contact for me to pitch a book for review?

    alan.jones@thecabinetmaker.info

    Alan Jones

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