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EIBF 2023: Kate Mosse – Romance and Revenge on the Barbary Coast

Kate Mosse and Val McDermid sat down together on the last day of the Edinburgh International Book Festival to discuss feminism, crime fiction, The Women’s Prize for Fiction, and –…

EIBF 2023: Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Ragnar Jónasson: Partners in Crime

Imagine co-authoring a novel with your Prime Minister. It sounds baffling, especially if you live in the UK (would you co-author something with Boris Johnson or Rishi Sunak?), but it’s…

Crime Fiction is Not Low-Brow

The high-brow/low-brow debate – no longer limited to the confines of literature – has now proliferated across popular culture and become increasingly commonplace. We have all been there and done…

Bridget Lawless on the Staunch Prize

Violence against women is everywhere; in our lives, and as a vastly overused trope on our screens and in our books. It is exhausting for women and non binary people…

What Remains

Tim Weaver’s What Remains is the latest addition to the atmospheric and suspenseful series about the cases taken on by missing persons investigator, David Raker. The success of the story…

My Sunshine Away

M.O. Walsh’s My Sunshine Away fuses crime literature with a coming-of-age story. The result is a novel that is sometimes interesting, but often poorly written and ultimately insensitive to its…