Pile by the Bed reviews How to Kidnap the Rich by Rahul Raina – a fast paced, acidly observed romp through the highs and lows of Delhi.
Pile by the Bed reviews All That I Remember About Dean Cola by Tania Chandler, a tough but compassionate story of a woman dealing with mental illness and a deep seated past trauma.
Pile by the Bed reviews Widow’s Island a stand-alone thriller by LA Larkin that delves into issues of cyber-trolling and climate change.
Pile by the Bed reviews Still, a debut Australian crime novel set in Darwin in the 1960s.
Pile by the Bed reviews Northern Spy by Flynn Berry, a thriller that explores the unresolved tensions in Ireland.
Pile by the Bed reviews Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka (translated by Sam Malissa) – a comically violent thriller full of twists, turns, philosophy and a cast of bizarre but fascinating characters.
Pile by the Bed reviews Like Flies From Afar by K Ferrari – dark crime fiction in translation from Argentina.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Missing by Dirk Kurbjuweit (translated by Imogen Taylor) a fictionalised account of the hunt for the Butcher of Hannover.
Pile by the Bed reviews The April Dead by Alan Parks, the fourth book in his Harry McCoy crime series set in 1970s Glasgow.
Pile by the Bed reviews Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke a serial killer cold case story featuring a true crime podcaster as the amateur detective.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin, her follow up to Sticks and Stones which takes Detective Emmett Corban to the Mornington Peninsula to take up a twenty year old cold case.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Best Thing You Can Steal by Simon R Green – an urban fantasy that leans heavily on heist tropes.
Pile by the Bed reviews What Abigail Did That Summer by Ben Aaronovitch, the latest novella set in his Rivers of London universe featuring precocious teenager Abigail.
Pile by the Bed reviews Dangerous Women by Hope Adams a reimgaining of the voyage of the women’s convict ship Rajah and the creation of the Rajah Quilt.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Long, Long Afternoon – debut historical crime fiction by Inga Vesper set in Los Angeles in the late 1950s.
Pile by the Bed reviews City of Vengeance a debut crime novel by screenwriter DV Bishop set in and around historical events in 16th Century Florence
Pile by the Bed reviews Fog by Polish author Kaja Malanowska (translated by Bill Johnson) – crime fiction effectively used to explore a range of social issues in modern Poland.
Pile By The Bed reviews and recommends Smoke, the fifth book in Joe Ide’s IQ series
Pile by the Bed reviews One, Night New York, a crime fiction debut that explores 1930s New York by Lara Thompson.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Silent Listener, the debut novel by Lyn Yeowart dealing with the dark side of living in rural Australia in the second half of the twentieth century.