Tuesday, May 11, 2021

2021 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year - Longlist

The longlist for the 2021 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year has been announced and you can cast your vote on the website.



Saturday, May 01, 2021

New Releases - May 2021

Here's a snapshot of what I think is published for the first time in May 2021 (and is usually a UK date but occasionally will be a US or Australian date). May and future months (and years) can be found on the Future Releases page. If I've missed anything or got the date wrong, do please leave a comment.

• Bannalec, Jean-Luc - The Granite Coast Murders #6 Commissioner Dupin
• Billingham, Billy - Call to Kill #1 Matt Mason
• Bolton, Sharon - The Pact
• Bradby, Tom - Triple Cross #3 Kate Henderson
• Brittany, Amanda - The Perfect Nanny (with Karen Clarke)
• Candlish, Louise - The Skylight (Quick Reads Novella)
• Casey, Jane - The Killing Kind
• Castle, A M - The Invitation
• Chowdhury, Ajay - The Waiter
• Corrigan, J A - The Nurse
• Croft, Adam - In Cold Blood #3 Rutland crime series
• Dahl, Kjell Ola - The Assistant
• Dawson, Jeff - Hell Gate #3 Ingo Finch
• del Arbol, Victor - Above the Rain
• DeLuca, Marjorie - The Savage Instinct
• Dolan, Eva - One Half Truth #6 DI Zigic and DS Ferreira, Peterborough
• Downing, David - Wedding Station #7 John Russell
• Fitzek, Sebastian - Seat 7a
• Gardner, Frank - Outbreak #3 Luke Carlton, Ex-Special Boat Service commando
• Giordano, Mario - Auntie Poldi and the Lost Madonna #4 Auntie Poldi, Sicily
• Goldberg, Leonard - The Art of Deception #4 Daughter of Sherlock Holmes series
• Grimwood, Jack - Island Reich
• Hall, Traci - Murder in a Scottish Garden #2 Paislee Shaw, Nairn, Scotland
• Hayes, Terry - The Year of the Locust
• Hilton, Matt - Blood Kin #8 Grey and Villere, Louisiana
• Hollingdrake, Malcolm - Syn #2 Merseyside Crime Series
• Hughes, Egan - Leave the Lights On
• Hunter, Alice - The Serial Killer's Wife
• Hunter, M A - Discarded #4 The Missing Children Case Files
• Hurley, Graham - Intermission #5 Enora Andresson
• James, Peter - Left You Dead #17 Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, Brighton
• James, Peter - Wish You Were Dead (Quick Reads Novella)
• Kent, Christobel - The Widower
• Knight, Alanna - Murder at the World's Edge #4 Tam Eildor
• Kyazze, A B - Into the Mouth of the Lion
• Linskey, Howard - Don't Let Him In
• Mackay, Niki - Loaded
• Manning, Nina - The Bridesmaid
• Mariani, Scott - The Pandemic Plot #23 Ben Hope, Ex-SAS
• Marshall, D L - Anthrax Island #1 John Tyler
• Masters, Priscilla - The Subsequent Wife
• McDermid, Val - Resistance (Graphic Novel)
• Middleton, Lia - When They Find Her
• Mohamed, Nadifa - The Fortune Men
• Nadel, Barbara - Forfeit #23 Cetin Ikmen, Policeman, Istanbul
• Naspini, Sacha - Oxygen
• Northedge, Charlotte - The House Guest
• O'Keeffe, Bernard - The Final Round #1 DI Garibaldi, Barnes, London
• Oldham, Nick - Scarred #26 DCI Christie
• O'Sullivan, Darren - The Players
• Pálsdóttir, Sólveig - Silenced
• Parks, Adele - Both of You
• Pattison, C L - The Guest Book
• Russell, S L - The Thorn of Truth
• Ryan, Chris - Manhunter #1 Joe Bowman
• Scarr, Louisa - Last Place You Look #1 DS Butler & DC West
• Shaw, William - The Trawlerman #4 DS Alexandra Cupidi
• Sinclair, Rob - The Bonds of Blood #5 DI Dani Stephens
• Smith, Alexander McCall - The Man with the Silver Saab #3 Detective Varg, Malmo
• Southward, Adam - The Stranger Next Door
• Spain, Jo - The Perfect Lie
• Speechley, Ruby - A Mother Like You
• Stirling, Joss - Grey Stones #4 Jess Bridges
• Thomson, Lesley - The Distant Dead #8 Stella Darnell
• Trow, M J - The Knight's Tale #1 Geoffrey Chaucer
• Truhen, Aidan - Seven Demons
• Wagner, David P - To Die in Tuscany #7 Rick Montoya Italian Mysteries
• Walker, Martin - The Coldest Case #14 Bruno, Chief of Police, France
• Weaver, Ashley - A Peculiar Combination #1 Electra McDonnell
• Wood, Michael - Time Is Running Out #7 DCI Matilda Darke
• Wood, Tom A Quiet Man #9 Victor, Assassin