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Dominic Queste is back – but playing a deadly game

Dominic Queste is back – but playing a deadly game

Tag – You’re Dead is the new hard-hitting crime thriller with an edge of dark wit from McIlvanney pr …

Announcing Graeme Macrae Burnet’s new novel: The Accident on the A35

Announcing Graeme Macrae Burnet’s new novel: The Accident on the A35

Graeme Macrae Burnet – author of the Man Booker Prize shortlisted His Bloody Project – returns with …

Dog Fight: when ‘Fight Club’ comes to Britain’s streets

Dog Fight: when ‘Fight Club’ comes to Britain’s streets

Kenny O’Neill, a villain with a conscience, returns in an intelligent and hard-hitting thriller of e …

Ed’s Dead – The female of the species really is more deadly than the male

Ed’s Dead – The female of the species really is more deadly than the male

Ed’s Dead, the heart-stopping new crime thriller by Russel D McLean, is out on 16 March 2017. It’s t …

The G-String Murders: Gypsy Rose Lee’s classic pulp fiction

The G-String Murders: Gypsy Rose Lee’s classic pulp fiction

Contraband proudly introduces naughty 1940s noir from the legendary burlesque queen who was an unlik …

Cross Purpose: a new voice for older women in crime fiction

Cross Purpose: a new voice for older women in crime fiction

Cross Purpose, the exciting debut crime thriller by Claire MacLeary out on 23 February 2017, is unqu …

Fantastic new books for 2017

Fantastic new books for 2017

Last year was unprecedented for Saraband. The sun shone on Graeme Macrae Burnet’s His Bloody Project …

All the Devils are here

All the Devils are here

Tartan noir star Neil Broadfoot returns with his most accomplished work to date – the third in his e …

His Bloody Project shortlisted for the Man Booker prize 2016

His Bloody Project shortlisted for the Man Booker prize 2016

Graeme Macrae Burnet’s literary thriller – a tale of savage murder in the wilds of 19th-century Scot …

“A white-knuckle, wisecracking thrill ride”

“A white-knuckle, wisecracking thrill ride”

Douglas Skelton’s The Dead Don’t Boogie – a hard-hitting and witty crime thriller with more pop cult …